Job & Volunteer Opportunities


PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to integrating conservation and economic development in a way that strengthens and inspires communities in the Pennsylvania Wilds. PA Wilds Center manages the PA Wilds logo and related marketing for the PA Wilds region; the Wilds Cooperative of PA value chain network, which helps PA Wilds businesses and organizations leverage the brand; and PA Wilds Conservation Shop retail locations, which connect visitors with products proudly made in the PA Wilds.


As a virtual organization working across a 13-county landscape the size of Massachusetts, our organization is compelled to be forward-thinking. We think the most valuable asset of any place or organization is its people. In addition to joining a team of passionate professionals, PA Wilds Center employees are provided a competitive wage, and full-time employees are eligible to receive paid time off, health care packages, and opportunities for professional development. 

PA Wilds Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff. PA Wilds Center does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its employment policies, programs, and activities.

To learn more about our organization’s core values, read our Declaration of Principles!


As a PA Wilds Center team member, you’ll play an active role in helping us build relationships, excite and orient travelers, support our region’s small business community and develop new opportunities for economic development in the PA Wilds!

Current Job Openings

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Volunteering in the PA Wilds

Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation

Get involved in projects that support our state parks and forests by volunteering for the nonprofit organization that is working to provide a voice for Pennsylvania’s 124 state parks and 2.2 million acres of forest land, the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF). PPFF supports Friends groups in the Pennsylvania Wilds, including Cherry Springs Dark Sky Association, Friends of Black Moshannon, Friends of Cook Forest, Friends of Ole Bull and Friends of Parker Dam. Find volunteer opportunities with PPFF here.

Allegheny National Forest

Concerned citizens help the forest to provide better wildlife habitat, identify and preserve historic sites, and build and maintain trails within the Allegheny National Forest. Volunteer opportunities include (but not limited to): trail construction and maintenance, litter pick-up and an Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program. Details here.

Keystone Trails Association

The Keystone Trails Association works to provide, protect, preserve, and promote recreational hiking trails and hiking opportunities in Pennsylvania. They organize hands-on stewardship events and training workshops to maintain and expand hiking trails throughout the Commonwealth. Learn more here.