Careers

Over Greenbelt Alliance’s 60-year history, we have stewarded this region’s beautiful natural landscapes while promoting the growth needed for thriving communities for generations to come. As a result, today, almost 3.3 million acres of the Bay Area’s nine counties are protected open spaces. Now, the Bay Area’s people, cities, and lands need critical help as our climate dramatically changes. Join our team to help us realize a climate-resilient region.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Development Director: we’re looking for a visionary, skilled and passionate Development Director to join our team to help us build and refine our fundraising systems. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and apply today!

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OUR VALUES

Just as Greenbelt Alliance works to create a better Bay Area, we also strive to better ourselves as an organization. To guide that continued improvement, our staff and Board of Directors have identified and adopted the following values. They reflect who we are as an organization, what we foster in our team members, and the internal standard we use to measure our work.

GROW TOGETHER

Break down silos, amplify strengths, and support individual and organizational growth.

BE BOLD

Encourage an environment where it is safe to express opinions, bravely engage new ideas, and take smart, calculated risks.

COMMUNICATE WITH DEPTH & POSITIVITY

Clearly communicate expectations, listen carefully, and always assume best intent.

PRACTICE COMPASSION

Recognize, understand, and appreciate the unique perspective and shared humanity of others.

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY

Honor your commitments to yourself and your team, and accept the vulnerability of admitting when you cannot.

MAINTAIN TRANSPARENCY

Foster a culture of trust by sharing information, decision-making strategies, and compensation ranges at all levels.

ADVANCE JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

Reflect the complete spectrum of Bay Area residents, ensure equitable processes, and prioritize marginalized and underrepresented communities.

HAVE FUN

Channel the inherent joy of doing work you believe in towards creating a positive environment.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WORK

Ken Lavin

A Giant Among the Redwoods

When Emanuel “Sam” McDonald was born in 1884, son of a Louisiana minister and grandson of enslaved people, few could have foreseen the inspirational life he was to lead. Sam McDonald eventually grew to the height of 6 feet 4 inches tall, and he left a legacy just as tall. Sam left his family when

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Greenbelt Alliance

Air Pollution and Its Unequal Distribution

By James Poetzscher James Poetzscher is a 17-year-old high school senior at San Francisco University High School. He became interested in air pollution and climate change as a 14-year-old after learning about the dire consequences of these issues and since then has worked on a number of projects in these areas. James’ work has been

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Anne Halsted
Jessie Brennan

Anne Halsted: A Lifetime of Advancing Environmental & Social Justice

We are sad to share that our dear friend and beloved Board member, Anne Halsted, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Anne’s leadership in advancing environmental and social justice in the Bay Area will be deeply missed.  Raised in the midwest, Anne spent most of her life in San Francisco. Her breadth

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