Internships & Jobs

Join the MountainTrue Team

MountainTrue’s staff care deeply about our environment and the communities of Western North Carolina. As a team, we’re committed to hard work but also having fun with each other. Accountability, camaraderie and fidelity to our Guiding Principles: this is what makes MountainTrue a wonderful place to work. Does this sound like the right fit for you? Then, maybe you too are MountainTrue.

MountainTrue is committed to the principles of equity, inclusion, and non-discrimination. We do not discriminate against individuals, communities, or organizations on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or physical/mental disability.  

We recognize and honor diverse cultures and traditions and proactively seek individuals for all aspects of our work from varied backgrounds for the greater enrichment of the organization. To address structural bias, MountainTrue intentionally invests in diverse leadership within our programs, staff, board, volunteer base, and membership.

We are committed to a proactive and strategic equity approach at an institutional and societal level. We understand this work to be an ongoing learning journey as we build an understanding of how structural differences in power impact and inform the work we do in Western North Carolina. Our board and staff will work together to continually build our analysis and invest in capacity building opportunities (e.g., workshops) that can deepen and inform our commitment to fostering equity through our work.  

Currently Hiring:

Development Director – Asheville
The Development Director is tasked with establishing fundraising targets and strategies and implementing the fundraising program. The position entails major gift solicitation, corporate sponsorship, membership support, fundraising event coordination, and oversight of grant applications. The Development Director manages the Development and Operations Coordinator and is based in MountainTrue’s Asheville office.
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Western Regional Director – Franklin or Sylva
The Western Regional Director is MountainTrue’s primary representative in Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain, Clay, Graham and Cherokee counties. They will build public support for identified environmental issues in the region, increase
membership, strengthen relationships with key stakeholders and donors, and oversee all programmatic and development activities in the region.
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We value mountain communities that are vibrant, livable, and respectful of their connection to and dependence on the region’s natural environment.
We value the integrity of natural systems – air, land, water, and native plants and animals – and believe in protecting and restoring them for the benefit of all generations.