Job Announcement–Regional Organizer
The Southwest Environmental Center is looking for a regional organizer to mobilize public support for our campaigns to protect Otero Mesa, the Rio Grande, Mexican wolves, etc. Especially interested in someone who can build bridges and energize new allies, such as communities of faith, immigration activists, students, etc. Must be energetic, outgoing, politically active, creative, and passionate about protecting the natural world. Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills are required, along with solid writing skills. Community organizing, political or media experience, and some knowledge of Spanish are desired but not essential. Starting salary $28-36K, DOQ, plus health insurance. See complete job description at www.wildmesquite.org. To apply, send resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com.
Donations still needed for SWEC’s silent auction
The annual SWEC fundraiser is scheduled for October 11th. The planning committee is hard at work to make this the best-ever event with good food, entertainment, and fun things to bid on to further support the cause. We are seeking donations of an item or item(s) that we may add to the silent auction. We are targeting items that have a retail worth of between $50–$200. Feel free to be creative–we are open to suggestions.
Here are some items that have sold well in the past.
Please contact one of the Chairwomen for this event: Lori Miller at 526-2696 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Vicky Rader at 526-9030 (email@example.com) to discuss your donation and request drop-off or pick-up information.
Volunteer Needed—Aquarium Assistant We are looking for someone who can help us improve our Rio Grande Aquarium display with any or all of the following tasks: obtaining and caring for additional specimens of native fish (esp. shovelnose sturgeon and American eel), improving exhibit interpretation, and improving conditions in our two tanks. Contact Kevin for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest Environmental Center
275 North Downtown Mall
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 522-5552 (575) 526-7733 fax