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We work passionately to protect open space, natural resources, and farmland in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties through advocacy, education, and grassroots action. Take a look at Our Team, Who We Are, and Our Publications to get a feel for our impact and organizational culture.

Green Foothills is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

Green Foothills is searching for a Development Director to lead all development efforts. You will have the opportunity to systematically strengthen the structure and sustainability of the organization by growing our 1,000 household membership and managing our fundraising strategies. This includes the year-end appeal, annual gala sponsorship and ticket sales, legacy giving, major gifts, donor acknowledgement, and online fundraising in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. This role requires strong leadership, a compelling communication style, an entrepreneurial spirit, and experience in a similar role. You will be supported by the entire staff and our Development Committee.

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Green Foothills currently has about five active grants annually in support of our advocacy program and leadership academy program. We envision attracting another five to ten grants in support of the organization’s programmatic and organizational development work but need the support of an experienced grant writer to make this possible. Reporting to the Development Director. The Contract Grant Writer will be responsible researching, writing and coordinating the grant application and reporting process; management of proposals, and maintaining a donor database.

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The Bookkeeper plays a key role in the management and implementation of Green Foothills’ financial operations. We anticipate the job to be approximately 60-80 hours per month. This requires on-site visits in our Palo Alto offices at least once weekly (2-3 times/week in the first three months) and remote work as needed. The Bookkeeper will receive extensive training on all of Green Foothills systems and accounting policies and procedures, as well as on Green Foothills programs. The Bookkeeper will also work closely with our experienced Contract CFO. Currently we have a staff of eight and an annual budget of $1 million and net assets of approximately $2 million. We use QuickBooks Online, T-Sheets, and DonorSnap. Our payroll is outsourced through TriNet.

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