D&R Greenway (DRG) Land Trust and Tulpehaking Nature Center (TNC) are seeking to hire a Delaware River Watershed (DRW) Fellow to engage the watershed community, emphasizing the importance of watershed stewardship and helping reach new audiences. No prior experience or knowledge in watershed issues are necessary to apply.
The DRW Fellow will split their time between the Tulpehaking Nature Center (TNC) and D&R Greenway Land Trust (DRG). At the TNC, the Fellow will assist with environmental education programs, camps and summer field trips. They will also lead nature walks and work with the County of Mercer to plan River Days 2021. At DRG, the Fellow will curate an exhibition of historical artifacts at the Point Breeze property and assist with an educational kayak program, both located in Bordentown, NJ.
Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be 18 years of age by the June start date, available Tuesday’s through Saturday’s, people-oriented, self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team. In addition, applicants must be able to lead hikes through varied terrains and comfortable using computer software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
The DRW Fellow will be part of a cohort of 30+ other Fellows across 23 environmental centers in the Delaware River Watershed. Each Fellow will have the opportunity to develop and carry out a Capstone project over the course of the 12-week position. The results of these projects will be presented at the end of the season Watershed Fellowship Summit.
The Fellowship begins June 7. Between June 16 and 18, Watershed Fellows will be training. The summit will begin August 20. The final day of the Fellowship is August 27. This position pays $15 per hour and the Fellow will be expected to serve 35 hours per week.
To apply, send a letter explaining why you are interested in this fellowship and how your skills will benefit the job to Nancy Faherty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021.
Funding has been provided by AWE, the Alliance for Watershed Education.