Rhode Island Climate & Health Fellow

This is a full-time, two-year American Forests position embedded in the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. The position will be based at DEM headquarters, 235 Promenade St. in Providence. Regular travel will be required throughout the state and to Washington, D.C., for American Forests events.

Responsibilities: Work with the state of Rhode Island to lead the implementation of its urban forest strategy.

Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in urban natural resources management and/or public health; self-motivated, interdisciplinary thinker with a passion for urban sustainability and social equity.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, with 401(k) matching, health care, dental, and paid leave.

To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@americanforests.org.

Summer Camp Teacher-Naturalists

Norman Bird Sanctuary is seeking teacher-naturalists for its summer camp program, which runs June 17-Aug. 16.

Responsibilities: Lead groups of 12-16 campers pre-K through eighth grade; plan and teach hands-on, nature-based camp activities; oversee camper health and safety; communicate with staff and parents.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old and pass national and state background checks; knowledge of or a strong interest in natural sciences; experience working with children; bachelor’s degree or coursework towards a college degree in education, environmental science, or biology preferred; preference given to applicants that with CPR and first-aid certifications.

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience.

To apply: Click here for electronic application.