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You might be just the person we’re looking for to fill an open position. To apply for any of the positions listed below, send a resume and cover letter to the address listed for that position. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Current Openings

 

Position Title:  Program Manager, Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund

Department:     Government Relations
Location:          Remote Temporarily
Reports To:      Vice President, Government Relations

Classification:  Salaried, exempt, full-time regular, 40 hours per week

Job Description:

The Program Manager, in coordination with the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed (Coalition www.delriverwatershed.org) and Government Relations Team, administers a small grants program for conservation and preservation projects throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. Grants provided by New Jersey Audubon will support cross-sectional partnerships throughout the watershed and support the federal Delaware River Basin Restoration Program’s priorities along with the organization’s conservation mission. The Program Manager will facilitate capacity building, financial assistance, and peer mentoring opportunities to community groups for implementation of on-the- ground restoration projects with an outcome of a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable Delaware River watershed. The Program Manager will be responsible for executing the request for proposals, selection process, financial reporting, and strategic alignment of Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund priorities. The Program Manager will provide coaching and instructional meets for community groups as they apply and later manage grants.

This is a grant-funded position, and employment is contingent upon grant renewal.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage all components of specific grants including preparing and editing grant applications and reports as well as fulfilling grant deliverables.
  • Collaborate with staff and external partners to identify project priorities and funding needs of the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program
  • Communicate the grant program’s goals, operational plans, and strategic vision throughout all levels of the NJ Audubon, the Coalition, and to external partners
  • Maintain and build relationships with grantees and other strategic partners on a local, state, and regional level
  • Manage proposal development process and pre-award issues to a diverse applicant portfolio
  • Assemble a stakeholder committee to review all proposal and facilitate the selection process
  • Create learning experiences that support grantee’s knowledge and technical skills through webinars, proposal labs, and other peer mentoring opportunities
  • Advise and mentor grantees on federal Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund priorities
  • Provide guidance, training and coaching to awardees on the effective financial management and execution of grants
  • Oversee the post-award processes through impact reporting, invoice submission as well as tracking progress toward organizational and programmatic outcomes and goals
  • With Project Leads, organize and participate in field tours and site visits
  • Meets with potential grantors as needed and can develop long-term outreach plans to recruit and cultivate new organizations, businesses, and government representatives to engage within the NJ Audubon’s priorities
  • Coordinate closely with entities working on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) issues that impact our most vulnerable communities throughout the Delaware River watershed
  • Participate with other NJ Audubon staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned center
  • Represent NJ Audubon and the Coalition at external events
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required for the Coalition and New Jersey Audubon

Qualification/knowledge/skills:

  • Four-year degree required.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience is also required.
  • Experience in developing or administering grants for conservation and restoration projects
  • Successful track record in management of all related grant compliance and reporting practices.
  • Knowledge of federal agency grant proposal guidelines and portals
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of their responsibilities while collaborating with other organizations in various coalitions with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the watershed and Coalition partners is desirable
  • General interest in water/environmental/justice/conservation issues is desirable
  • Must live in New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Willingness to travel in the watershed as needed.

Starting date:  Immediate

Application DeadlineThis position will remain open until filled

Salary:  $54,000 to $58,000 annually

Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] and indicate the Position Title in the subject line.

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title:         George Myers Naturalist

Department:            Education

Location:                 Cape May Bird Observatory and Nature Center of Cape May, New Jersey

Reports to:              Program Coordinator, CMBO & Program Director, NCCM

Job Classification: Seasonal Intern (March 16 through December 15, 2023)

Job Description:  The GEORGE MYERS NATURALIST develops a full spectrum of skills through hands-on participation in various educational, research and conservation projects at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) and Nature Center of Cape May (NCCM), Cape May, NJ.  Cape May is renowned as one of the world’s greatest hotspots for animal migration, as well as being a popular summertime vacation destination and beach resort. The combination of the two, offers great opportunities for wildlife research and education through public outreach.  New Jersey Audubon fosters the application of sound scientific principles and practices to address conservation issues related to vertebrate and invertebrate fauna, and the natural habitats with which they are associated.

Note:  This position is named in honor of the late George Myers, a talented CMBO Associate Naturalist who passed on much too soon. In the spirit of George, the position aims to bring the successful candidate through a full lifecycle of being a field naturalist: from learning how New Jersey Audubon translates research into outreach material and ultimately into conservation, to how we develop and execute programs for youth through adulthood.  The successful applicant will work with the Bird Observatory during the spring and fall migration periods, and for the Nature Center during the summer months, during which time they will go from an active learner to a skilled leader with a clear understanding of the needs of New Jersey’s resident and migratory wildlife, the ways in which we are working to protect them, and the ability to engage a diverse public audience to become stewards of the important resources 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Educational Programming

  • Conduct short programs, field trips and workshops on bird id and migration phenomena.
  • Assist visitors with bird identification.
  • Assist migration research counters when needed.
  • Orient and assist visitors to the Cape May Migration Count Sites. Over 500 people may visit per day during peak times.
  • Conduct children’s programming at the Nature Center’s summer children’s nature camp.
  • Conduct interpretive outreach programs (emphasis on local aquatic marine animals) at various locations throughout Cape May County.
  • Assist in all daily operations of running the Nature Center during the busy summer season. This may include program registration, retail operations, cleaning, gardening, animal care, aquarium and equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Organize and maintain lesson plans, educational supplies, equipment, teaching materials, files and records, and all other programming information.
  • Assist with the design and maintenance of interpretive exhibits, displays, and other center-based informational materials.

Membership

  • Strive to increase NJ Audubon/Cape May Bird Observatory membership base.

 

Community Relations

  • Represent NJ Audubon in the local community, expanding the organization’s presence to increase local awareness, support and participation.
  • Develop material for web/blog site and posting it.
  • Develop brochures, checklists, and displays as instructed by the Program Director.

Other

  • Obtain satisfactory background check.
  • Attend center, department and NJ Audubon meetings and serve on committees as requested by supervisor.
  • Obtain and maintain certification for First Aid, CPR and other public safety certification as appropriate
  • Participates with other NJ Audubon staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned center.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with bird migration, birding, marine species and coastal ecology is a plus, but learning on the job is expected and we will provide training and support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work in a team setting.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic.
  • Excellent oral and written skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours under sometimes difficult field conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, ecology, environmental science or similar field preferred.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet the special needs of the program and organization.
  • Must have your own vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate vehicle in NJ.
  • Must have the physical capacity to walk over uneven terrain for long distances, able to move materials and to lift 25 lbs.

Starting Date:  March 16, 2023

End Date:  December 15, 2023

Salary:  $14.50/hour. Housing may be provided.

Application Deadline:  January 6, 2023.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references as a single PDF document to [email protected]

Please write “George Myers” in the subject line so that your application is routed to the appropriate department for review.

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.  The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Title:          Sanctuary Director

Location:                       Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville, NJ

Reports to: Vice President of Education (With Secondary Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer)

Job Classification:       Fulltime regular (40 hours/week), salaried, exempt

 

Job Description:  The sanctuary director is responsible for the overall success of NJ Audubon program activities, conservation priorities, donor cultivation/fundraising, and operations at the sanctuary.  The sanctuary encompasses 300 acres and several buildings.  The sanctuary director is actively involved in NJ Audubon’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ).  The sanctuary director is expected to maintain, grow, and promote center-based programming that reflects the NJ Audubon mission and meets the needs of our members, our community, and the region. The sanctuary director takes a leadership role in membership growth, donor cultivation, sanctuary stewardship and community outreach.  The sanctuary director encourages and maintains an active, cooperative interface between staff, volunteers, and interns involved in these programs as well as promoting NJ Audubon as a membership-based conservation organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Leadership/Management

  • Develop and implement long-range strategic goals in support of NJ Audubon’s Conservation Priorities and DEIJ efforts.
  • Oversee the operations of the center, all associated programs, and financial results.
  • Work with Chief Financial Officer to develop annual budget and conduct monthly monitoring of financial results for the sanctuary with a goal of aligning funding to priorities and maintaining financial sustainability.
  • Work with the Director of Human Resources to hire, train, and supervise staff so that the work and mission of NJ Audubon are fulfilled and comply with all organizational and legal requirements for hiring and employment practices.
  • Work with HR and center staff to manage an effective volunteer program according to NJ Audubon’s expectations.
  • Maintain ongoing coordination with NJ Audubon senior staff regarding programmatic, operational, and human resources and administrative policies and procedures.

Community Outreach and Engagement

  • Serve as an engaged ambassador representing NJ Audubon in the local community, expanding the Organization’s presence to increase local awareness, support, and participation, and maintain routine contact with town officials and representatives.
  • Work with the Communications Department to coordinate marketing and promotions of all programs including media, social media, and community-outlets for Center programs.
  • Actively promote the sanctuary’s programs by contacting new members of the public. Foster good relationships with our educational base including schools, scouts, youth groups, and other student-oriented groups as well as senior citizens and other community-based organizations.

Membership/Fundraising

  • Strive to increase membership base in cooperation with Development Department and other departments as appropriate.
  • Work with VP of Development to create, implement and evaluate annual fundraising plan, conducting events, and engaging with major donors.
  • Work with the VP of Development to act as the lead fundraising representative at the center and participate in collaborative fundraising efforts.

 

Education

  • Work with the Program Director to oversee, coordinate and/or provide natural history / environmental education to diverse audiences including summer camps, schools, and other interest groups, adult natural history/birding field trips and workshops.
  • Work with center education team and VP of Education to develop and assess programs including programs for underserved populations.
  • Work with senior staff to identify and develop grant-funded programs using a team approach to implementation.
  • Work with the Program Director to promote statewide education initiatives.

Visitor Services and Retail Operations

  • Maintain a welcoming space to effectively engage visitors.
  • Oversee a nature-focused retail operations that highlights visitor engagement and education
  • Work with Chief Financial Officer and finance team on retail operations efficiency, maintaining costs and appropriate inventory. 

Facilities / Property

  • Oversee grounds and facilities maintenance, inspections and improvements, including buildings and onsite equipment such as heating/cooling systems.
  • Ensure the safety, maintenance, and security of sanctuary property.
  • Work with VP of Stewardship to develop, implement and evaluate property stewardship plan.

Other

  • Prepare written reports, proposals and plans as required in cooperation with sanctuary administrative team.
  • Attend department and NJ Audubon meetings and serve on department and organizational committees as requested by supervisor.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested for the good order and operation of the sanctuary.

Qualifications/knowledge/skills

  • Degree in the sciences or education or relevant practical experience in a similar position.
  • Minimum three-years of experience in managing a nature center, supervising staff and coordinating volunteers.
  • Good natural history knowledge of NJ flora, fauna and habitats with a strong foundation in conservation science with the ability to inspire others to explore the natural world.
  • Demonstrated fundraising (including grant-writing and donor cultivation), budgeting and finance experience.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft Office 365) and Social Media Skills to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of their responsibilities while collaborating with other staff and organizations with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the organization, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel as needed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle in NJ, have the physical capacity to walk throughout the land and buildings of the sanctuary, be able to move materials and to lift 50 lbs. and operate mechanical equipment as needed.
  • Have or obtain and maintain certification for self and staff for First Aid, CPR, and other public safety certification appropriate for the activities at the site including satisfactory background check.

Start Date: Late Fall 2022

Salary: $64,000 to $70,000 depending upon experience.

Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

 

Application:

Qualified individuals may apply by emailing cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Please indicate job title in the subject line so that your application is routed to the correct department.

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Title:  Policy Intern, Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed

Department:    Government Relations

Office Location:    11 Hardscrabble Rd, Bernardsville NJ, Flexibility to work remotely .

Reports to:       State Policy Advocate, Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed

Job Classification:  Temporary, part-time, hourly, non-exempt,  (15 hours or less/week)

Start Date:        September 19, 2022

End Date:          December 31, 2022 (tentative)

 

Job Description:  The Policy Intern – Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed (“Policy Intern”) will work with the State Policy Advocate to advance the goals of NJ Audubon’s Government Relations Department and the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed through policy research and analysis, direct advocacy with state lawmakers, member engagement and recruitment, event planning, working with coalition partner organizations, and other projects, as needed. NJ Audubon’s Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed unites non-governmental organizations working in the Delaware River Watershed and enhances their capacity to effectively advocate for protecting and restoring the Delaware River Basin by coordinating on policy, actions, and messages to foster accountability at the federal, state, and local levels.

 

Learning Objective:  The Policy Intern will learn how policy is shaped and implemented at federal and state levels, and how these policies affect local communities, people, and wildlife. The Policy Intern will gain an understanding of the diverse group of stakeholders working on clean water protection within the watershed and will also develop the necessary skills to effectively communicate complex policy issues in a clear and concise manner and to work with diverse constituencies working throughout the watershed. The Policy Intern will have the opportunity to attend meetings with Coalition partners and lawmakers across the basin to learn more about relationship building and collective advocacy.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop a broad understanding of the mission, activities, and accomplishments of NJ Audubon and the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed.
  • Develop an understanding of relevant state policies and related advocacy initiatives by NJ Audubon, State Lead organizations, and Coalition members.
  • Identify, track, analyze, and lead advocacy strategy on relevant legislation in the four watershed states (PA, NJ, NY, and DE)
  • Develop a wide range of resource materials to support advocacy efforts including fact sheets, policy papers, and toolkits
  • Produce a variety of digital communications including blog posts, digital messaging, and member engagement.
  • Complete a long-term project focused on one or more Coalition priorities through the duration of the internship.
  • Support Coalition operations including assisting in developing campaign strategies, meeting/conference planning and management, and database and list-serv management.
  • Attend meetings and advocacy events as requested by supervisor.
  • Participate with Center staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the Center.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed.

 

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

  • Undergraduate or graduate student or anyone seeking to further their professional experience in conservation and/or advocacy.
  • Knowledge of environment, conservation, and water-related issues a plus.
  • Interest in policy and/or legislative processes a plus.
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a plus.
  • Excellent internet and computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Social media competency (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) and research skills.
  • Punctual with excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of their responsibilities while collaborating with other staff and organizations in various coalitions with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the organization, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Must live in New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation.

 

Start date:  September 2022

End date:  December 2022 (tentative)

Salary: $13.00/hour

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

 

To Apply:  Please send cover letter of interest, resume, and a short writing sample (maximum 4 pages) as a single PDF document listing job position in subject line, to [email protected]

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Position Title:              PSEG Sustainability Ambassador (Paid Internship)

Department:                Education

Location:                     TBD

Supervisor:                  Director of Education

Job Classification:      Temporary, Part-Time, hourly, (10-15 hours/week)

Start Date:                   January 2023

End Date:                     May 2023

 

Job Description:

This position has duties in the education branch of the NJ Audubon mission. During this 5-month internship, interns learn to create and certify gardens as wildlife habitats and lead demonstrations, lessons, and celebrations in gardens. Interns provide outreach to town environmental commissions or green teams, and update press releases using a form for NJA to publicize. Interns will be trained on completing Eco-Schools Audits for Sustainable Foods, Biodiversity, and Schoolyard Habitat Pathways, conducting a BioBlitz, and hosting World Series of Birding presentations. Interns may provide information and resources for towns to help with container, fruit & vegetable, pollinator, and sensory gardens.

 

Learning Objective:  The candidate should have an interest in gardening, environmental education, sustainability, and climate change. The Sustainability Ambassador will learn about NJ Audubon’s conservation initiatives, Gardening for Wildlife program, sustainability, and climate change actions as well as how to communicate about these complex issues with students, teachers, and community members.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct environmental education lessons for a variety of age groups including youth-serving organizations, schools and community organizations.
  • Assist schools with attaining Eco-Schools USA Certification
  • Assist schools and other organizations with Garden for Wildlife Certification including giving presentations to encourage participation.
  • Assist with NJ Audubon’s BioBlitz and World Series of Birding for schools and youth organizations.
  • Participate with staff and volunteers to adopt a “team” approach in daily operations (if located at a nature center), program development and delivery.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Full-time status as a degree-seeking undergraduate student with no fewer than 24 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in all completed undergraduate courses and in the major field of study.
  • Passion for the teaching, gardening, environmental and sustainability concepts and climate change resiliency.
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Office, use of social media.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to modify messages for different audiences including children, young adults, parents, and teachers.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of his or her responsibilities while collaborating with other staff and organizations with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the organization, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Obtain satisfactory background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle in NJ.
  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces as needed for outdoors events and lift up to 25 lbs.

 

Starting Date:  January 2023

End Date: May 2023

Salary:  $14.13/hour

Application Deadline: December 18, 2022

To Apply: Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter of interest, resume, academic transcripts (do not include your social security number or date of birth), and a letter of recommendation from a professor (if preferred, this can be transmitted directly by email from the professor, but the name of the applicant must be in the subject line of the email).

Send all documents together listing the job title in subject line, to [email protected]

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Position Title:              US Fish and Wildlife AC Pollinator Garden Project Intern (Paid Internship)

Department:                Education

Location:                     Nature Center of Cape May

Supervisor:                  Program Director

Job Classification:      Temporary, Part-Time, hourly, (approx.10 hours/week)

Start Date:                   February 2023

End Date:                     May 2023

 

Job Description:

This position has duties in the education branch of the NJ Audubon mission. During this 4-month internship, interns learn to create and certify gardens as wildlife habitats and lead demonstrations, lessons, and celebrations in gardens. Interns provide outreach to town environmental commissions or green teams, and update press releases using a form from NJA to publicize. Interns will be trained on completing Eco-Schools Audits for Sustainable Foods, Biodiversity, and Schoolyard Habitat Pathways, conducting a BioBlitz, and hosting World Series of Birding presentations. Interns may provide information and resources for towns to help with container, fruit & vegetable, pollinator, and sensory gardens.

 

Learning Objective:  The candidate should have an interest in gardening, environmental education, sustainability, and climate change.  The Intern will learn about NJ Audubon’s conservation initiatives, gardening for wildlife program, sustainability, and climate change actions as well as how to communicate about these complex issues with students, teachers, and community members.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct environmental education lessons for a variety of groups including youth-serving organizations and community organizations
  • Assist schools with Eco-Schools Certification
  • Assist with Garden for Wildlife Certification and give presentations to encourage participation
  • Assist with NJ Audubon’s BioBlitz and World Series of Birding for schools and youth organizations
  • Participate with staff and volunteers to adopt a “team” approach in daily operations (if located at a nature center), program development and delivery.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Full-time status as a degree-seeking undergraduate student with no fewer than 24 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in all completed undergraduate courses and in the major field of study.
  • Passion for the teaching, gardening, environmental and sustainability concepts and climate change resiliency.
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Office, use of social media.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to modify messages for different audiences including children, young adults, parents, and teachers.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people, exercise cultural competence and inclusion, and accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter able to work independently in the execution of his or her responsibilities while collaborating with other staff and organizations with the ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and needs of the organization, including availability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle in NJ.
  • Obtain satisfactory background check
  • Must live in New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces as needed for outdoors events and lift up to 25 lbs.

 

Starting Date:  February 2023

End Date: May 2023

Salary:  $14.13/hour

Application Deadline: January 2, 2022

To Apply: Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter of interest, resume, academic transcripts (do not include your social security number or date of birth), and a letter of recommendation from a professor (if preferred, this can be transmitted directly by email from the professor, but the name of the applicant must be in the subject line of the email).

Send all documents together listing the job title in subject line, to [email protected]

 

We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. The New Jersey Audubon Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.