2014 Annual Report


25 Years Strong, Shaping Our West

For over 25 years, Sonoran Institute has been a pioneer in efforts to unite and celebrate the best of Western culture, history, nature and urban spaces by making connections, seeking practical solutions and promoting long-term sustainability. View and download our 2014 Annual Report to see all that we've done up through 2014 and what we plan on doing as we move forward.

2040 Vision

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Strategic Framework

For the last 25 years, we have been successfully helping people in the West build the communities they want to live in while preserving the West that brought them here. Discover our vision for our next 25 years. 

Our Letter to You

Read our 2040 Vision 

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Careers at the Sonoran Institute

Do you have passion for the environment and like to work with people? Are you looking to make a positive and lasting contribution to the world we live in? Are you interested in working in an energetic, creative and entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that is fast-emerging as one of the leading voices on conservation and smart growth issues in western North America? If so, the Sonoran Institute may be the right place for you.

As the Institute continues to expand across the West, from Mexico to Montana, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the field today. Click here to learn more about our approach, our mission and our vision for the West.

Open Positions:
The Sonoran Institute is accepting applications for the positions listed below. Click the position to view the job description.

Program Manager, Western Land & Communities (Phoenix, AZ)

Project Manager, Sun Corridor Program, Maricopa County (Phoenix, AZ)

Project Manager, Sun Corridor Program, Upper Santa Cruz River (Tucson, AZ)

Office Assistant, Phoenix, AZ

Website Editor and Media Relations Intern (Tucson, AZ)

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Employment Documents:
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Application Process:
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Ryan VanDero
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100 N. Stone Ave., Suite 400
Tucson. Arizona 85701
Tel: 520.290.0828, ext. 1128
Fax: 520.917.5004

Benefits Package:
The Institute offers employees an excellent and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and retirement savings, among others. See the Sonoran Institute Benefits Summary for more information.


The Sonoran Institute is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.