Jobs with Friends of the Inyo

Friends of the Inyo relies on a small staff and volunteers to help care for and protect the Eastern Sierra's public lands. We currently have the following positions available in the office and on our seasonal field crews. If you are interested in volunteering or curious about other ways to give back, please contact us at or call 760-873-6500. 

Executive Director

The Friends of the Inyo Executive Director implements long term strategic direction and administers the organization’s programs. The Director oversees staff, fundraises, and develops relationships with local partners and agency heads. This full time position is based in Bishop, California and requires frequent travel across the Eastern Sierra, as well as occasional out of area travel. A key consideration for our next Executive Director is to be able to build Friends of the Inyo into the “go to” organization in the Eastern Sierra, and develop a robust network of partners to help fulfill our mission. See below for the whole job description.

To apply for this position, send a resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications directly to: If you have questions, address them via email to

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