Conservation Commission Secretary

The town of Norton, Mass., is looking to hire a part-time secretary for its Conservation Commission. The position is for 18 hours a week.

Responsibilities: General administrative and clerical duties; maintenance of electronic and written correspondence; preparation of permits; interacting with the public in a professional manner, answering inquiries and responding to requests.

Qualifications: High-school diploma; associates degree in a related field of endeavor preferred; three-plus years of experience in general clerical and secretarial work, with conservation commission experience as highest preference, followed by municipal experience preferred; related experience in bookkeeping and computers.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to the Conservation Commission, 70 East Main St., Norton, MA 02766 or via e-mail to prior to July 31.

Zoobilee Green Team Volunteers

Roger Williams Park Zoo is seeking volunteers to help making this year’s Zoobilee a zero-trash event. Zoobilee is the zoo’s annual fundraising event, where guests “feast with the beasts” and sample local cuisine, dance and enjoy the zoo after hours.

Responsibilities: Educate guests about sustainable practices during the event by recycling, composting and reducing waste.

Qualifications: Must be 21 or older and available to work one of the following shifts: June 24, 5-9 p.m. or June 24, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Benefits: In addition to helping make this event more sustainable, volunteers working the 5-9 p.m. shift will get to enjoy the event; volunteers working the 8 p.m. to midnight shift will receive free tickets to Brew at the Zoo.

To apply: Contact Andrea Crafton at

Program Manager

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission is looking to hire a program manger for projects related to water quality, transportation, renewable energy and community engagement. This is a part-time position, about 24 hours a week, with potential for eventual increased or full-time employment.

Qualifications: 3-5 years relevant experience; proficient in social media and digital communications; ability to work occasional nights and weekends; experience with nonprofits and/or government preferred.

To apply: Send cover letter explaining interest in and qualifications for the position, resume, three references, and writing sample, link to portfolio or examples of work to Write “AIPC Job App (last name)” in the subject line of the e-mail, and assemble all required documents into a single PDF.