IWF is Hiring!

  1. Field Coordinator – Clean Water Engagement
  • Indiana Wildlife Federation’s mission is to promote the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana’s wildlife and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy, and action.
  • Location: Remote with the ability to travel throughout Indiana.
  • Reports to Executive Director
  • Updated: 2/1/24
  1. Job Summary

The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) is seeking a passionate and motivated Field Coordinator to lead its efforts in engaging agricultural communities and key rural areas on the importance of clean water conservation. This role will focus on agricultural lands and associated communities, but all vital stakeholders will be engaged. You will play a critical role in expanding IWF’s membership base, building partnerships, and advocating for strong water quality protections in Indiana. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work directly with landowners, farmers, policymakers, and conservation organizations to secure a healthy future for Indiana’s water resources.

III. Essential Functions

  • Membership and Engagement:
    • Develop and implement strategies to engage new or inactive IWF members and identify local champions within agricultural communities and rural areas.
    • Organize events, workshops, and conferences focused on conservation agriculture, bringing together farmers, policymakers, and IWF members.
    • Establish and maintain regular communication channels with farmers and IWF members through newsletters, social media, and other outreach methods.
    • Partner with agricultural associations, businesses, and corporations to raise awareness about water issues in Indiana.
  • Advocacy and Coalition Building:
    • Build coalitions with other conservation organizations to advocate for policies that protect water quality in Indiana.



    • Develop and deliver compelling messaging that counters misinformation about the impact of policies like “Sackett v. EPA” on wetlands and water resources.
    • Engage with policymakers and government officials to promote IWF’s clean water conservation priorities.
  • Data and Reporting:
    • Track and report on progress towards campaign goals, including quantitative data on membership growth and qualitative information on program activities, challenges, and successes.
    • Prepare regular progress reports and a final report summarizing the effectiveness of the campaign and recommendations for future activities.


  1. Additional Duties
  • Provide content (written and visual) for social media, press releases and grant reporting purposes.


  • Assist with database management and website maintenance.


  • Assist with IWF project days (trail building, invasive plant removal, native plantings).



  • Background in environmental science, agriculture, public policy, or a related field.
  • Proven ability to build relationships and partnerships with diverse stakeholders, including farmers, agricultural organizations, conservation groups, and policymakers.
  • Strong communication, public speaking, and writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agricultural practices and water resource issues in Indiana.
  • Passion for conservation and a commitment to protecting Indiana’s natural resources.


  • .$37,000-$43,000 annually.
  • Opportunity to work on a critical issue and make a real difference for Indiana’s wildlife and water resources.
  • Flexible work schedule with significant travel opportunities.
  • Positive and collaborative work environment with a dedicated team of conservation professionals.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@indianawildlife.org  The cover letter should address your qualifications for the position and your vision for how you would contribute to IWF’s clean water campaign goals.

The Indiana Wildlife Federation is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce is essential to our success and that by embracing different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to promote the conservation of wildlife in Indiana.

The Indiana Wildlife Federation is actively seeking candidates who share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religions, ages, abilities, and veteran status.