Job Opportunities

The Tyonek Tribal Conservation District currently has the following job positions available. Click on the job titles to learn more:


The Tyonek Tribal Conservation District (TTCD) team is seeking an Outreach Manager who will be responsible for community outreach, collaborative storytelling, and educational programming. Current projects include the development and implementation of K-12 conservation curriculum, content creation and curation for a new website concept, multi-modal community engagement, storytelling via social media and quarterly newsletters, networking with district partners, grant management, assisting other TTCD teams with their outreach needs, and monitoring measurable outreach goals for our outreach programs. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and delivering place-based, culturally relevant curriculum for K-12 classrooms, collaborating with content experts to develop meaningful engagement, program management experience, excellent storytelling skills, and a work style conducive to learning and working on a variety of projects at once. The right candidate may not have a strong grant writing or evaluation background but is interested in developing expertise in these skills.

This position is based in the Anchorage office and includes travel to Tyonek and other locations. Tyonek is a 25-minute flight from Anchorage, so a travel day may include flying to Tyonek at 9AM and returning to Anchorage by 4:30PM. Overnights may be scheduled on occasion. Travel is likely to occur 2-6 days per month, depending on the season.


  • Leading the development and implementation of a place-based K-12 curriculum, with a focus on conservation and food security science.
  • Leading TTCD’s storytelling efforts through consistent social media and newsletter campaigns.
  • Leading the design and implementation of effective community engagement models with a social science evaluation contractor.
  • Collaborating to develop new content for a redesigned website, which will focus on more effective community science engagement in our district. This role will lead ongoing content creation and curation.
  • Coordinating with Tebughna School leadership and education partners to deliver effective and integrated outreach during the school year.
  • Active participation in Dena’ina language and culture lessons for integration in outreach modules.
  • Assisting the Tyonek Grown and Habitat teams with their outreach and training objectives.
  • Networking with other tribal conservation districts in Alaska to collaborate on outreach products.
  • Assisting with grant research, management, and writing to maintain and/or advance outreach program funding beyond 2025.
  • Working with the Executive Director and external evaluators on program assessments.
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with internal and external partners.
  • Supports other TTCD programs as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • A minimum of three years in relevant outreach positions with demonstrated experience in delivering STEM-based programming.
  • Demonstrated management of programs, with a wide portfolio of outreach projects.
  • Familiarity with measuring impact for engagement and learning outcomes.
  • Strong storytelling and writing skills.
  • Comfortable with change, innovation, and creative approaches to collaboration and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with partners of different backgrounds and experiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Successful grant writing and management experience.
  • Experience delivering outreach in rural Alaska schools and/or communities.


The Tyonek Tribal Conservation District (TTCD) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 2005 as a partnership between the Native Village of Tyonek, Tyonek Native Corporation, and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. TTCD serves a 6.6M acre geographic region defined by Alaska Game Management Unit 16b. Our objective is to facilitate technical and financial assistance to projects that address the natural resource priorities of our stakeholders. Our key programs focus on food security and subsistence through salmon habitat restoration, invasive species monitoring and mitigation, watershed conservation planning, community agriculture, and STEM outreach.

TTCD currently has a team of seven year-round staff headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Our team also includes seasonal summer staff on the Habitat and Tyonek Grown field teams. A leader in its work, TTCD has gained state and national recognition for its efforts to support subsistence and sustainability through our Habitat Monitoring & Restoration, Tyonek Grown, Tyonek Youth Conservation Science, and Technical Assistance programs. To facilitate these programs, TTCD annually operates several multi-year federal and state grants, as well as numerous corporate and local grants.


Tyonek Tribal Conservation District is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. TTCD is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to grow our commitment to engagement and inclusion with culturally diverse audiences.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TTCD has implemented protocols that prioritize the safety of our staff and stakeholders while effectively maintaining our program obligations. Currently, staff who travel to/from the Tyonek area are required to demonstrate negative COVID tests and/or provide proof of vaccination before traveling.


To apply, applicants should include both a resume and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications. The resume and cover letter (as well as inquiries) can be emailed to Communications will be treated in confidence and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resume reviews begin immediately.