Current Job Openings
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Director of Organizational Advancement (Full-Time, Exempt)


The organization’s first-ever Director of Organizational Advancement will help to strategize the rollout and implementation of new programs and projects, while creating mechanisms that diversify revenue streams, primarily through a focus on corporate and philanthropic foundation and individual giving, to fuel CMSF’s ambitious vision for growth and lasting impact.


CMSF’s Director of Organizational Advancement position will develop long-range fundraising strategies to support current and emerging conservation programs and organizational expansion. You will work closely with the Executive Director to cultivate, develop, and manage our fundraising relationships with individual donors, corporations, foundations, and socialize program initiatives to funding audiences and partners.

Water Quality Program Coordinator (Full-Time, Exempt)


In partnership with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS), the Water Quality Coordinator for the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation is responsible for our Urban Water Quality portfolio, including Snapshot Day, First Flush, and municipal water quality testing.


MBNMS is one of our nation's largest marine sanctuaries, encompassing more than 6,000 square miles of central California coastal waters that contain a rich array of habitats and marine life, and is surrounded by productive agricultural fields. The sanctuary program provides protection of these natural resources through research and education to foster public understanding and stewardship of this nationally significant marine area. MBNMS supports an active and multi-faceted water quality protection program (WQPP) for the sanctuary, for which CMSF is a principal partner. This position will work directly with the WQPP Director of MBNMS in all facets of this work related to the sanctuary.