Opening at Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN): Community Development Specialist - Sanggau

 Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN) is the main partner of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Indonesia. YKAN mission is to protect lands and waters on which all life depends. YKAN provides innovative solutions for realizing harmony between nature and humans, through effective management, non-confrontational approaches, and building a network of partnerships with all stakeholders. Working with the relevant stakeholders including the government, corporate partners, and communities, YKAN will advance conservation missions in Indonesia. For more information, visit


We currently have an opening for:


Community Development Specialist


The Community Development Specialist is responsible for engaging and supporting communities in natural resource management. They use the full range of participatory methods, tools, SIGAP and processes to meaningfully engage communities in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program. They provide administrative and project management support and other general assistance to program staff and consultants working towards the achievement of social objectives, conservation, or stewardship goals.

This position reports to Stakeholder Outreach Manager, and will be based in Sanggau, West Kalimantan.



  • BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including managing finances and coordinating the work of other professionals and partners.  
  • Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
  • Experience developing partnerships (partners, community, government).
  • Negotiation skills.




Please send your CV and application letter to recruitment.indo@ykan.or.idand please insert the position title you are interested to apply on the subject line.