Foster Town Planner

The town of Foster, R.I., is looking to hire a part-time town planner.

Responsibilities: Act as administrative officer and staff to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Review; responsible for coordinating the subdivision and commercial development applications and review process; responsible for the maintenance of zoning ordinances and the land development and subdivision regulations in conformance with the comprehensive community plan; assist with and/or coordinate long-range and short-range planning projects implemented by the Planning Board and/or the Town Council; prepare and present council-approved grant applications to state and federal agencies and manage awarded grants; attendance at night meetings is required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, urban studies or related field; four years of experience in municipal planning or a related field; master’s degree in planning and A.I.C.P. certification desirable, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; GIS skills are a plus.

Compensation: $36,955 to $44,609 annually (24-29 hours a week).

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Foster Town Council, Foster Town Hall, 181 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825, or e-mail to town clerk at Applications must be received by April 10 at 4 p.m.

E-Waste Handlers

Indie Cycle LLC is looking for help at electronic recycling events on Saturday mornings. Paid position for 3-5 hours in different Rhode Island communities. Must be able to lift larger electronic items such as TVs and air conditioners.  Transportation provided if needed. If interested, send an e-mail to

Youth, Farm & Garden Associate

Providence-based Southside Community Land Trust is looking to hire a youth, farm and garden associate, a yearlong AmeriCorps VISTA position that begins June 19. This 40-hour-a-week position requires weekend and evening availability.

Responsibilities: Work closely with education team to plan and deliver youth garden and nutrition programming in Pawtucket and Providence; help deliver farmers market training to beginning farmers; help recruit and track Rhode Island beginning farmers to participate in production and business training workshops; develop, recruit participants and staff volunteer work days at community gardens, production farms and community events.

Qualifications: College degree; excellent verbal and written communication; ability to multi-task, and function independently or as part of a team; valid driver’s license; Spanish proficiency preferred.

Compensation: AmeriCorps VISTA positions are compensated at $983 a month and with a choice of $5,815 Educational Award that can be used to pursue further education or a $1,500 end-of-service cash stipend.

To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Margaret DeVos, SCLT executive director, at At least 3 references will be required of all finalist candidates. Application deadline is April 2.

Clean Ocean Access Interns

Middletown, R.I.-based Clean Ocean Access is looking to hire three summer interns.

The environmental science intern will work 15 hours a week for 16 weeks, from May through August, Mondays through Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-noon and Thursdays from 6 a.m.-noon. The compensation is $12 an hour. To apply, click here.

The marketing and communications intern will work 10 hours a week for 10 weeks from June through August. It’s a variable schedule. The compensation is $12 an hour. To apply, click here.

The environmental educator intern will work 10 hours a week for 10 weeks, from June through August, two days a week — Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays — from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To apply, click here.