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Gateway Fellows Listing – based out of Camden, NJ

Job Description: The New Jersey Conservation Foundation and the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust are members of the Alliance for Watershed Education, (AWE), a coalition of 23 environmental education centers focused on constituency building and stewardship of the Delaware River Watershed. Centers in the Alliance are connected by the Circuit Trails, the regional trail network of multi-use bike/pedestrian trails and waterways (rivers, streams, and creeks). AWE seeks to hire 46 young people (approximately two at each center), for a 12-week summer fellowship designed to advance the collective impact across the watershed. The Fellows program will foster watershed stewardship by establishing a team of ambassadors and building capacity for AWE and the associated centers.

Position Summary: This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to spend ten weeks this summer as a Watershed Fellow examining barriers to utilization of natural resources and participation in environmental education programs by under-represented communities throughout Camden County and the Cooper River watershed. Fellow will be paired with other Watershed Fellows and work with NJCF and NJNLT staff: to host focus grounds and/or conduct community surveys at various sites through Camden County to inform the integration of three new parks into Camden County’s open space network; to conduct walkability surveys to/from various Camden County parks and trails; to evaluate and propose open space amenities or interpretive programs; and to develop and implement interpretive programs related to environmental, historical and cultural resources, invasive species, bald eagles, and tree identification. Fellow to propose and undertake a Capstone Project.

Contact: Olivia Glenn, NJCF: olivia@njconservation.org

Click to read the full job description: https://www.watershedalliance.org/education/fellows-job-listings/gateway-fellows-listing/ Age range is 18-25 years old, all background and education types are encouraged to apply. Application deadline  for Gateway Park/Petty’s Island is listed as Sunday, April 15.


Fellows Job Listings – based out of the Delaware River region

Every year, the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River hosts a 12-week Fellowship at each of the 23 Centers in the Alliance.

Click to read the full job description of each position and the application process: https://www.watershedalliance.org/education/fellows-job-listings/ Age range is 18-25 years old, all background and education types are encouraged to apply. Application deadline for Gateway Park/Petty’s Island is listed as Sunday, April 15.