Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) is an award-winning ocean conservation nonprofit organization with offices in California and Texas. For 30 years, TIRN has led the grassroots fight against extinction locally, nationally and internationally. We take on the big problems of the world’s oceans and watersheds — industrial fishing, climate change, pollution, and habitat loss — with a can-do attitude and highly motivated, passionate individuals.
TIRN is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator, Gulf of Mexico team member to join our fast-paced, innovative environmental organization and be a key part of our sea turtle and ocean conservation efforts.
Under the direction of the Gulf of Mexico Program Director, this position will coordinate and manage volunteers for programs like sea turtle nest patrols and beach clean-ups, take the lead on TIRN’s microplastic project, help research grant opportunities and prepare proposals, conduct education and outreach events and programs with schools, agencies and the public, be active in ocean advocacy, and assist with critical research.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and comparable to other similar-sized nonprofit organizations.
Benefits: This is a full-time, non-exempt position. We offer a competitive benefits package including two weeks of vacation, health insurance, and 9 paid holidays and 4 floating holidays per year.
Location: This position is located at our office in Galveston, Texas.
Hours: 40 hours per week and generally Monday through Friday. Weekend, evening and some overtime work will be required during sea turtle nesting season and as determined by programs, campaigns and events.
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest and resume in PDF format to Joanie Steinhaus at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the subject line “GOM Program Coordinator” followed by your name.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
TIRN is an equal-opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ communities are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to meeting you!