WFM to Host Free Focus Group for Small Businesses in Bozeman on Oct. 4th

An announcement from Women’s Foundation of Montana:

Are you a small business owner or human resource professional? Would you join us for a focus group and conversation with your peers at the RSVP Motel, Friday, October 4th?

The Women’s Foundation of Montana is doing new research with the University of Montana for the State of Montana. We are doing a series of focus groups around the state with small business owners and human resource professionals to learn about their experiences first-hand recruiting and keeping quality employees in the current tight labor market, through increased workforce engagement and strategic compensation practices. This is an opportunity for business owners and managers to learn from each other, while providing vital insights for the state on the best ways to support and grow both businesses and economic opportunities.

Would you join us for a focus group at the RSVP Motel, Friday, October 4th at 4:00 pm? We estimate the group will not take more than 90 minutes. Food and drink will be provided. Each participant will receive a $15 gift card as a thank you for their participation. Your participation will be anonymous. 

A report will be published with our findings early next year and will be shared with the Governor, stakeholders and participants (like you!), as well as the public.

RSVP to Jen Euell at by 5pm, Monday, October 1st, to join us. And feel free to share this opportunity with friends.

Thank you!


JenJen Euell Program Director Women’s Foundation of Montana 110 W. Front St. Missoula, MT 59802 O: (406) 541-7408

 Bozeman for CEDAW to hold Press Conference, open to the public

An announcement from Bozeman for the Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women:

BPW members and the general public are invited to attend a press conference with local Bozeman media. The press conference will feature an overview with mission statements, announcements, and Q&A about the Bozeman for CEDAW campaign. This educational and informational event is open to the public to attend.

When: Monday, Sept. 23rd, 10:00am
Where: Downtown in front of the Jeanette Rankin statue
on the corner of Babcock St. and Tracy Ave., Bozeman

Click here to read the full press release for this event.


 Free Film Screening

An invitation from the Tsering’s Fund:

The Tsering’s Fund is a non profit based in Big Sky that works in Nepal to prevent child trafficking by providing quality English language educations to poor girls in mostly rural subsistence farming areas.

The Tsering’s Fund will be hosting a movie screening in Bozeman on Thursday Sept. 26th at 6 pm in the Gran Tree Inn Ballroom. We will be screening a new documentary, “Namaste Ramila: How an Education Can Save a Life” by local cinematographer Wes Overvold. The film shows in very human terms how the lives of young girls and their families are changed by the chance of an education.

Admission is free.


 New Leaders Council – Nominations for Institute Fellows Open!

A message from the New Leaders Council – Montana Chapter:

New Leaders Council is now taking nominations for up and coming, millennial leaders to attend our Leadership Institute!

Since 2006, NLC has trained nearly 7,000 leaders who have gone on to start innovative non-profits and businesses, serve in public office, and have an impact in the public policy space.

The NLC Institute is an intensive six-month training program that is provided WITHOUT CHARGE to all selected Fellows.

Through the Institute, our Fellows receive deep lessons in entrepreneurship, finance, communications, political/business/non-profit management, digital organizing, and public policy analysis and process. Our Fellows graduate our institutes empowered with the skills they need to start their own businesses, lead community advocacy programs, start non-for-profits, and engage in the civic process.

We are currently accepting nominations for our 2020 Fellow class. If you know of an up-and coming leader who could benefit from the personal and professional development training that the NLC Institute provides, please nominate them.

Click Here to Nominate!

Applications are due October 1, 2019.

Thank you,
Kimberly Weaver & Rebecca Stanton
Co-Directors of New Leaders Council Montana

 Job Opening for new Education Director at Montana Outdoor Science School

An Announcement from MOSS:

MOSS is in search of an Education Director. This position is integral to MOSS providing quality, research-based, and relevant science programming to students throughout Montana. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Summer Program Director, the position is responsible for the quality teaching strategies, content, and assessments integrated in all of MOSS programming though focuses primarily on all aspects of school programs. This includes cultivating relationships with schools across the state, recruitment and scheduling, standards-based curriculum development, hiring and training of up to 15 part-time instructors, and creatively solving challenges that arise.

Primary Job Duties School Year
Programming (70%)
Staff Management (30%)

Qualifications Required
● Enthusiasm for MOSS’s mission, values, goals, and culture
● Degree in science, education, or a related field
● Strong knowledge of pedagogy
● Strong science content knowledge in fields including, but not limited to; biology, life science, ecology, and geology
● Experience with standards-based curriculum development
● Ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience, including strong e-mail writing skills, social media writing skills, and an ability to write formal marketing text
● Exceptional interpersonal and oral communication skills; versatility to interact professionally and in a positive and professional manner with the public and staff at all levels of the organization, including staff, board members, volunteers, partners, and donors
● Ability to work collaboratively as well as with a great deal of autonomy, including working independently without supervision
● Ability to set and implement priorities, manage multiple tasks, and evaluate performance
● Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion
● Extensive computer experience including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, email, and social media platforms
● Ability to travel occasionally, including to outreach and fundraising events that may fall on weekends or after hours

Compensation and Benefits
This position is paid at an annual salary of $35,000-$38,000 DOE. Benefits of this position include fully-covered health, dental, and vision insurance, the opportunity to work in a flexible work environment, and knowing that your efforts directly benefit the science education of Montanans. To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest and resume to ​​. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis beginning August 19th, 2019.

For more information, to see the full job description and to apply, visit