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 values and respects all types of diversity and strongly encourages applicants from traditionally marginalized groups to apply. We prohibit discrimination and harassment and provide equal employment opportunity without regard to, and not limited to, ethnicity, religion, race, national origin, abilities, gender identity, age or genetic information. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting those from minority and disadvantaged groups.

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.
Read more and apply.  

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.
Read more and apply.


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.