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Blog 2018-09-20T19:12:03+00:00
2908, 2018

Seeking Stewardship and Outreach Associate

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog, Featured Content, Job Posting|

Founded in 1971, Save Mount Diablo is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, California non-profit corporation. Save Mount Diablo (“SMD”) is a nationally accredited land trust with a mission to protect land on and around Mount Diablo in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is a full time, exempt position with a Tuesday through Saturday schedule that reports to the Land Programs Director. Supervisory Responsibilities: Train, manage, and support stewardship volunteers and seasonal interns as appropriate. Salary Dependent on Experience. Benefits Include Health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan. To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and list of references to  jobs@savemountdiablo.org. Title the email “Stewardship and Outreach Associate.” Click to read more about essential duties and qualifications.

2408, 2018

Seeking Stewardship and Outreach Intern

By | August 24th, 2018|Blog, Featured Content, Job Posting|

This is a part time, temporary, 16-20 hours a week, non-exempt internship position that reports to the Stewardship and Outreach Associate. In general, the schedule for this position will be two or three days per week including Saturdays and will take place September 2018 through March 2019. This is a paid internship; compensation will reflect experience. Application Deadline: Monday, September 24th, 2018. Click for job description. To Apply: - Email a cover letter, resume, and references to: Meredith Hendricks, Land Programs Director at mhendricks@savemountdiablo.org - No phone calls regarding this position will be accepted during the application window. - Please title the email “Stewardship and Outreach Intern”

1408, 2018

Paul Salemme | Volunteer of the Month (August 2018)

By | August 14th, 2018|Blog, Volunteer of the Month|

Paul Salemme, August Volunteer of the Month  Interviewed by Roxana Lucero, Stewardship and Outreach Associate About Paul How long have you lived in the Bay Area? I’ve lived in the Bay Area for about 29 years now. How did you learn about Save Mount Diablo? A friend referred me to the hike leaders program. I attended an introductory meeting and was excited about participating. What did you do before you volunteered for us? I worked in software for many years, and currently work in the health and wellness space. How long have you been volunteering with us? It’s been four years now. Why did you decide to join our team? Everyone I’ve met at Save Mount [...]

1607, 2018

Reserve Your Tickets Now for Moonlight on the Mountain Gala

By | July 16th, 2018|Announcements, Blog, Events, Featured Content, Moonlight on the Mountain|

Join us on Saturday, September 8 for Moonlight on the Mountain, Save Mount Diablo’s signature annual fundraising gala, a celebration of Diablo's precious beauty. Enjoy a beautiful evening on the mountain while supporting Save Mount Diablo's essential work. Guests are transported up the mountain’s slopes, where they are treated to an elegant three-course meal, live music, and both live and silent cocktail auctions—all while surrounded by the unparalleled, majestic views Mount Diablo has to offer. This gala dinner draws a crowd of more than 500 individuals, elected officials, and conservation-minded corporate partners and local businesses. The gala typically sells out, so reserve your tickets soon! Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

1507, 2018

Curt Swanson | Volunteer of the Month (July 2018)

By | July 15th, 2018|Blog, Volunteer of the Month|

Curt Swanson, July Volunteer of the Month Interviewed by Roxana Lucero, Stewardship and Outreach Associate About Curt How long have you lived in the Bay Area? I’ve lived in the Bay Area for most of the past 53 years. I grew up in Concord and left to go to college at UC Davis. I lived in Davis and Sacramento for a few years and moved back to the Bay Area in 1980. How did you learn about Save Mount Diablo? I learned about Save Mount Diablo from a professional colleague who suggested that I volunteer for Save Mount Diablo and introduced me to Seth Adams. What did you do before you volunteered for [...]

207, 2018

A Warm Welcome to Save Mount Diablo’s New Director of Development, Marcia Slackman

By | July 2nd, 2018|Announcements, Blog, Featured Content|

We are pleased to welcome our new Development Director, Marcia Slackman, who joined Save Mount Diablo in mid-June. Marcia has been working with donors serving animal protection and wildlife conservation issues for over 25 years. Working closely with supporters on wildlife conservation issues continues to be a joy and a privilege for Marcia. She has served in leadership development positions at Save the Bay; The Humane Society of the United States; The International Fund for Animal Welfare; and most recently, Born Free USA.  She holds two Masters degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Marcia enjoys gardening, hiking, reading, and travel. She recently fulfilled her travel destination dream by traveling to Africa, going on wildlife safaris in Kenya and mountain [...]

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