Join the Trees Forever Team

Database Administrator and IT Support

Trees Forever is seeking a full time Database Administrator and IT Support staff member with strong Salesforce experience. The ideal candidate will be a versatile team player with a passion for working for a non-profit and the skills and energy to deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Trees Forever values team members who can collaborate with board, external vendors/partners, volunteers, and our growing staff. The work location for this position is flexible, and can be based in either Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, or a home office. Download the detailed job description here.


To apply for this opportunity, please email cover letter, resume and references to Nancy Duncan at

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator contributes to Trees Forever’s success through fundraising, donor stewardship and board and trustee engagement, working closely with and reporting to the Director of Development and Executive Director to provide operational support. This role will further Trees Forever’s mission through identifying and stewarding donor relationships and growing philanthropic relationships in the community. The ideal candidate for this role is motivated by the big picture vision but loves to fine-tune the details to achieve results. Download the detailed job description here.


To apply for this opportunity, please email cover letter, resume, references and up to 3 work samples to Molly Walkner at


Growing Futures Team Member - Des Moines

Trees Forever’s Growing Futures job employment program takes a unique approach to caring for our community’s trees. Through Growing Futures, teams of teenagers are employed to help grow our tree canopy all while learning about the world around them and the potential within themselves. We are looking for teenagers aged 14-18 to help maintain trees in Des Moines neighborhoods this summer. Apply here


Green Iowa AmeriCorps Land & Water Stewards at Trees Forever!

Green Iowa AmeriCorps members engage in direct service work, environmental education, professional development opportunities, and volunteer engagement.

The Land & Water Stewards branch strives to revive Iowa's lost or disappearing ecosystems and improve water quality throughout the state. Green Iowa AmeriCorps outreach and education initiatives focus on proper land management practices, ecosystem revitalization, storm-water management, and pesticide reduction. Land & Water Steward members work directly with host sites across Iowa to carry out their environmental stewardship missions.

At Trees Forever, AmeriCorps members will be a part of various projects including working with local communities to plant more plants and seedlings, assisting with our Growing Futures teen employment and tree care program, and marketing/promoting our work through social media, webinars, fliers, etc.

Positions for both summer 2021 and full-time 2021-22 are now open! Join the Green Iowa AmeriCorps and Trees Forever team and help get things done! For full position descriptions and application links please click below.

Summer Position Description
Full-Time Position Description

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The Trees Forever mission is to plant and care for trees and the environment by empowering people, building community and promoting stewardship.


Download our full mission, purpose and culture document here.