Network building – Identify eligible forests and manage their incorporation into the Old-Growth Forest Network. Maintain ongoing relationships and communications with forest owners/managers and volunteer County Coordinators.
Volunteer outreach and management – Recruit, activate, and manage our community of volunteers to effectively motivate them and keep them energized about OGFN’s mission; work with existing County Coordinators to promote ongoing community engagement with Network forests.
Event planning and management – Plan, publicize, and attend forest dedications across the country as forests are added to the Network.
Record keeping - Maintain information in the constituent database, the archive of organizational documents, the forest information database, and partner organization information.
Fundraising support – Work with Development Manager and Executive Director to cultivate donor and funder relationships via Network building events. Invite, greet, and thank donors or funders who attend OGFN events as OGFN’s representative. Assist with grant proposals and reporting by providing ideas, data, and feedback regarding program work.
Communication – Communicate closely with OGFN team members about project work, events, priorities, planning, and progress. Work with other team members to coordinate outgoing communications. Communicate directly with supporters and volunteers to inspire action on behalf of forests. Contribute to social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc. Communicate with media contacts to promote OGFN events, including writing and disseminating press releases. Report to and take direction from the Executive Director and OGFN Board to ascertain priorities and consult on organizational strategy.