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NY/NJ Baykeeper fights for access to fishable, swimmable, clean waterways across the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary.
NY/NJ Baykeeper continues to be at the forefront of many environmental advocacy and legal campaigns.
The NY-NJ Harbor Estuary, also known as the Hudson-Raritan Estuary, is a system of waterways and habitats that form one of the most intricate natural harbors in the world. Since 1989, NY/NJ Baykeeper has worked to protect, preserve and restore the environment of the most urban estuary on Earth.
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Organization: NY/NJ Baykeeper
Location: Kearny Point, 78 John Miller Way, Kearny, NJ (plus local travel for outreach and education events)
Job Type: Full Time
Area of Focus: Urban Environmental Education and Outreach
NY/NJ Baykeeper serves as the citizen advocate for clean water for the bays, streams and rivers of the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary. Our mission is to take action to protect, preserve, and restore the ecological integrity of the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary for the millions of people who reside in this region. We accomplish this by stopping polluters, restoring shoreline habitat, protecting urban parks and open space, championing public access to waterfronts for all, and educating the public about our shared environment.
We are looking for an outgoing and dynamic Urban Education and Outreach Coordinator to join our team! Applicant must be self-motivated and a quick learner, able to work with community members, school-aged children, and various staff members; as well as comfortable working independently. The Urban Education and Outreach Coordinator reports to the Executive Director/CEO and works collaboratively with other key staff members. This team member is responsible for managing, coordinating, and promoting existing education and outreach programs. Primary duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
Required Experience and Qualifications
The ideal candidate has training or experience in one or more the following:
Skills and Competencies:
The position requires working outdoors several times per month during program season (March-December).
Compensation and Benefits:
If you are passionate about environmental issues and are seeking a fun, fast-paced, highly collaborative, and unique office environment – with ample opportunity to also work outside – please send a resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Urban Education and Outreach Coordinator.”
For more information about NY/NJ Baykeeper, please visit our website at www.nynjbaykeeper.org.
NY/NJ Baykeeper is an equal opportunity employer.