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Would you like to work on behalf of Yellowstone, surrounded by trails, wildlife, and spectacular natural wonders? Maybe you’ve always dreamed of spending a summer in Yellowstone National Park? Yellowstone Forever is looking for talented and dedicated new members for our team! Join us in our mission to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever.

Finance

Accounting Specialist

Location: Bozeman or Gardiner, MT
Full-Time / Non-Exempt

The Accounting Specialist plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s finance and accounting operations. This position processes payables, receivables, revenue entries and other month end reconciliations and associated entries. The ability to perform fast-paced tasks with a strong attention to detail is essential. Success in this position requires strong communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.

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Institute

Field Educator – Seasonal 2023

Location: Gardiner, MT
Full-Time / Non-exempt

Seasonal Field Educators are part of a dedicated educational staff committed to connecting learners from across the world to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem through delivery of exceptional educational experiences. They are knowledgeable about Yellowstone’s natural, geologic, and cultural history and are experienced outdoor leaders who create a comfortable learning environment while keeping their learners safe on programs.

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Tribal Center Coordinator

Location: Gardiner, MT and Old Faithful (Temporary remote work consideration)
Full-Time / Non-exempt (NTE 1 year, depending on funding)

The Tribal Center Coordinator is a grant-funded position that supports Tribal education and engagement programs associated with the Yellowstone Tribal Heritage Center (YTHC), a second-year pilot project that highlights Native American artists, scholars, and presenters. Yellowstone Forever, alongside the National Park Service, are committed to working with Tribal partners, educators, and advocates to elevate the Tribal presence and representation in Yellowstone National Park. This position plays a critical role in YTHC operations, working with Tribal presenters, National Park Service staff, Yellowstone Forever staff, and visitors. Responsibilities of this position include coordinating Tribal guest presenters, to include recruitment, scheduling, onboarding, and supporting presenters.

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Philanthropy

Foundation Relations Manager

Location: Bozeman, MT
Full-Time / Exempt

The Foundation Relations Manager plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s philanthropic efforts. This position is responsible for managing a portfolio of current and prospective foundations to increase overall revenue for the work of Yellowstone Forever in support of Yellowstone National Park. The Foundation Relations Manager is responsible for developing and managing a foundation strategy. The ability to write in a compelling manner and manage deadlines is essential. Success in this position requires high degrees of coordination, organization, and attention to detail.

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Retail

Delivery Driver – Seasonal 2023

Location: Gardiner, MT
Full-Time / Seasonal (May – October) / Non-Exempt

The Delivery Driver plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s operations, working with other warehouse staff and park store associates to ship product from the warehouse to Yellowstone Forever Park Stores.

Housing: Limited housing is available for this position. Housing is located in Gardiner, Montana. Housing is in shared units (individual bedrooms), no partners or pets are allowed in shared housing. Rent is paid via bi-weekly payroll deduction.

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Park Store Associate – Gardiner/Mammoth VC – Winter 22/23

Location: Mammoth Hot Springs store in the Albright Visitor Center; Gardiner, Montana store located across from the Roosevelt Arch.
Part-Time / Seasonal (November – April) / Non-Exempt

The Park Store Associate is a critical role in the daily operation of Yellowstone Forever Park stores at visitor centers and contact stations throughout the Greater Yellowstone National Park Area. The associate represents “the face” of the organization by working on the front lines and often in partnership with naturalist rangers from the National Park Service. Associates assist and engage visitors with purchases of educational products, explain our supporter program and recruit new members, and help answer visitor questions about Yellowstone National Park. Success in this position requires outstanding visitor/customer service skills and a passion for Yellowstone National Park and its preservation, and sharing that passion with others.

Limited housing is available for this position. Housing is located in Gardiner, Montana. Housing is in shared units (individual bedrooms), no partners or pets are allowed in shared housing. Rent is paid via bi-weekly payroll deduction.

**Ability to transport yourself to both store locations is required.

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Park Store Associate – Summer 2023

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned
Full-Time / Seasonal (April – October) / Non-Exempt

The Park Store Associate is a critical role in the daily operation of Yellowstone Forever Park stores at visitor centers and contact stations throughout the Greater Yellowstone National Park Area. The associate represents “the face” of the organization by working on the front lines and often in partnership with naturalist rangers from the National Park Service. Associates assist and engage visitors with purchases of educational products, explain our supporter program and recruit new members, and help answer visitor questions about Yellowstone National Park. Success in this position requires outstanding visitor/customer service skills and a passion for Yellowstone National Park and its preservation, and sharing that passion with others.

Housing: Options are available. Majority of housing available is RV sites, for these you bring your own RV. Limited other housing options are available to rent, single unit, two bedroom, and shared multi-bedroom units.

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Retail Store Manager – Summer 2023

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area, Wyoming/Montana
Full-Time / Seasonal (May – October) / Non-Exempt

The Retail Store Manager plays a critical role in overseeing day-to-day Yellowstone Forever Park Store operations in assigned stores at visitor centers and contact stations around the greater Yellowstone National Park area. The Retail Store Manager oversees staff assigned to specific stores as defined by the Retail Operations and Visual Merchandising Manager and is responsible for the daily execution of effective retail operations. To include training staff, inventory management, daily/weekly/monthly reporting, store cleanliness and presentation, tracking and relaying key performance indicators (KPIs), and overseeing related systems, working to provide the highest quality visitor experience possible. Closely coordinating with the Retail Operations and Visual Merchandising Manager, the Retail Store Manager is also responsible for executing the retail merchandising, marketing, and communication plans in their assigned Park Store and proactively looking for ways to enhance the visitor experience and developing recommendations to senior retail staff in the process. Additionally, the Retail Store Manager will assist in selecting, training, and developing Park Store Associates. Success in this position requires excellent supervisory skills and customer engagement, experience capturing and analyzing KPIs and managing core operational systems, unrelenting pursuit of excellence, and a drive for continual growth and improvement.

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Retail Store Supervisor – Summer 2023

Location: Greater Yellowstone National Park Area as Assigned
Full-Time / Seasonal (May – October) / Non-Exempt

The Retail Park Store Supervisor plays a critical role in the field overseeing the active engagement, greeting, and recommendations to our customers. The Supervisor is the “face” of Yellowstone Forever to our customers and visitors in our day-to-day Yellowstone Forever Park Store operations. As a brand ambassador, the Supervisor must be a knowledge expert about Yellowstone Forever and our retail product, institute courses and instruction offerings, and our philanthropy efforts and supporter programs. Ensure that there is a continual effort to provide the highest quality visitor experience possible. Closely coordinate with the Retail Park Store Manager in executing the retail merchandising, marketing, and communication plans in assigned Park Stores and proactively looking for ways to enhance the visitor experience. Success in this position requires an exceptional attitude and desire for proactive customer engagement, an unrelenting pursuit of excellence, and a drive for continual growth and improvement.

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Warehouse Associate – Summer 2023

Location: Gardiner, MT
Full-Time / Seasonal (April – October) / Non-Exempt

The Warehouse Associate plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s operations, will be responsible for performing an array of duties such as receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing, and retrieving stock and other data processing. Success in this position requires a high degree of efficiency working with warehouse logistics software to ensure complete accuracy for inventory.

Housing: Limited housing is available to rent in Gardiner. Rent is collected via bi-weekly payroll deduction.

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Campus and Program Volunteer

Location: Lamar Buffalo Ranch, Yellowstone National Park & Yellowstone Overlook Field Campus, Gardiner, MT

The Campus and Program Volunteer supports the educational programs and Yellowstone Overlook field campus. Each educational program is supported by one of our Campus and Program Volunteers. Field seminar programs are based at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus, the Yellowstone Forever classrooms in Gardiner, or another location in the park. The Yellowstone Overlook field campus is based in Gardiner, and provides a location for adult students and youth groups to stay in comfortable lodging during their stay while participating in YF programs. Campus and Program Volunteers welcome and host students, orient them to Yellowstone Forever and the facility, assist instructors in logistical aspects of courses, drive the 14-passenger mini-bus for all field trips, assist in risk management in the field, and maintain and clean campus facilities. Campus and Program Volunteers also provide linen service and basic maintenance services at the Yellowstone Overlook field campus. Success in this position requires a welcoming demeanor, being a responsible and independent worker and being able to assist with the needs of various students. Depending upon the needs of Yellowstone Forever, Campus and Program Volunteers may spend more time or less on certain duties.

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