Commonwealth Corps Environmental Educators

The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) is looking for two full-time Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) Commonwealth Corps members to serve as environmental educators for WRWA’s Watershed Education Program.

Responsibilities: Complete a minimum of 1,500 hours of service (10.5 months of full-time work) through June 29, 2019; attend all required Commonwealth Corps trainings and service events; participate in a minimum of 1 hour of MSA-related activities each week; teach WRWA’s Watershed Education Program (WEP) to 2,000 children in grades K-12; plan a weekend series of student and family education events; train 100 high school and college volunteers to assist with education programs and outreach events; complete program materials and handouts for the launch of the WRWA’s new River Center.

Qualifications: Massachusetts residency and legal authorization to work in the United States; 18 years of age or older; valid driver’s license; experience or interest in volunteerism and community engagement; knowledge of environmental science; ability to speak publicly to groups of 25-30; experience with outdoor learning; knowledge of the natural history of southeastern Massachusetts; experience teaching, working or volunteering with youth.

Compensation: $550 stipend every other week while in service; individual health insurance; up to $2,500 awarded upon successful completion of service; limited travel reimbursement; up to 10 days of planned time off.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Shelli Costa at wep@wrwa.com.

Program Manager

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, a nonprofit that provides education-at-sea programs, is looking for an office-based program manager.

Responsibilities: Develop onboard programs and partnerships.

Qualifications: Sailing knowledge; bachelor's degree in a related field; minimum three years' experience in an educational position in a classroom or non-traditional teaching setting; experience developing educational programs.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jess Wurzbacher at jess@ohpri.org.