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I’ve never worked in a job where I felt so respected. I feel empowered and motivated to do my best every day, and am so proud to be a part of this team.
— Sarah Barnes, Program Director in Sacramento

 
 

If you do not see an available position below please email jobs@sierranevadajourneys.org and tell us why you think you would be a great fit at Sierra Nevada Journeys.

We are proud to be a 2014-2017 finalist for Best Places to Work and a GuideStar Gold Rated nonprofit.


Current Openings

 

finance director - Reno

Sierra Nevada Journeys is seeking a Finance Director with a successful track record in strategic financial leadership. The role will initially include both day-to-day accounting and strategic finance functions, but will ultimately use the Finance Director’s recommendation to develop more capacity for strategic finance and cost accounting work by recruiting resources for day-to-day accounting functions. The Finance Director reports to the CEO and will lead strategic finance and accounting needs for the 501(c)3 with an annual budget currently of $3m and double digit annual growth. Key areas of responsibility initially include bookkeeping, payroll, AP/AR, contracts management, financial grant reporting, annual budgeting, cost accounting projects, three-year financial planning, audit preparation, preparing board-level financial reports, and conducting strategic financial analyses. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated and rapidly growing team, while working for an organization with a compelling mission and a strong culture of accountability and excellence. 


Residential Outdoor Science Instructor - Grizzly Creek Ranch

This is a seasonal position with multiple facets (or multiple roles and responsibilities). During the fall and spring seasons, instructors deliver residential, 1-5 day Outdoor Science educational programs primarily serving 5th and 6th grades from regional elementary schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving based with a focus on critical thinking, science, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 12 – 15 students throughout the week, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and night programs. 


cook - Grizzly Creek Ranch

  • Assist the Food Service Manager in all Food Service aspects in compliance with the health and safety codes and other regulations as well as Sierra Nevada Journeys campus programs and standards.

  • Assist in the storage, preparation, serving, and cleaning responsibilities of the Sierra Nevada Journeys Food Service Operation.

  • Preparing and cooking food items for all necessary meals and food service for guests.

  • Follow strict time scheduling for attendance and performance of duties.

  • Maintain appearance and hygiene standards in the kitchen.

  • Assist in keeping equipment and implements clean, working and stored in order.

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing in a timely, clear, and logical manner.

  • Perform other duties as might be assigned by the Operations Manager.


Dishwasher / Kitchen Assistant - Grizzly Creek Ranch

  • Assist the Food Service Manager in all Food Service aspects in compliance with the health and safety codes and other regulations.
  • Maintain a clean dishwashing station while maintaining all standards of safety and cleanliness.
  • Ensure all utensils are properly cleaned, sanitized and stored in proper fashion.
  • Ensure utensil storage areas are clean and organized.
  • Assist in the storage, preparation, serving, and cleaning responsibilities of the Sierra Nevada Journeys Food Service Operation.
  • Assist the set up and cleanup of the dining halls, food service lines, laundry and laundry room, and garbage bay.
  • Follow strict time scheduling for attendance and performance of duties.
  • Maintain appearance and hygiene standards in the kitchen.
  • Exhibit courteous and friendly attitude with customers and coworkers.
  • Assist in keeping equipment and implements clean, working and stored in order.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing in a timely, clear, and logical manner.
  • Perform other duties as might be assigned by the Operations Manager.