Careers & Professional Opportunities

Welcome to the River Network Careers page! Here you will find opportunities with groups working to improve rivers and waters, including staff and contract jobs, internships, and volunteer assignments.

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Remote
Posted 6 days ago

River Network seeks an experienced fundraising professional to join our dynamic Philanthropy & Communications team. The primary role of this position is to increase unrestricted current and future sup...


Northeast
Posted 6 days ago

The Neponset River Watershed Association (NepRWA) seeks a candidate for the full-time position of Watershed Resilience Planner.

Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Global Freshwater Protection Scientist provides strategic leadership and technical support to freshwater protection projects to inform conservation planning including strategy design, implementati...

Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Freshwater Community of Practice Manager will lead the development and implementation of the FW-CoP, managing projects that increase connectivity to enable The Nature Conservancy to achieve our fr...

West
Posted 2 weeks ago

ABOUT SYRCL The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) was founded in 1983 by grassroots activists determined to protect the South Yuba River from dams. Ultimately, SYRCL won permanent protections f...

Mid-Atlantic
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Associate Director will work closely with partner organizations and municipalities to advance clean water policies and practices, with a focus on urban stormwater and natural infrastructure.

Southeast
Posted 3 weeks ago

This is a part-time Environmental Education position with a focus on delivering Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences to students grades 3-12, general public programming, and delivering teacher...

West
Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for someone who is comfortable talking with a variety of people to advance our advocacy campaigns., from boardroom meetings, to city council members, and to legislative committees to he...

Mid-Atlantic
Posted 1 month ago

The Rappahannock River Steward will be the voice and local advocate for Friends of the Rappahannock, serving seven counties of Virginia’s Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula and have the opportunity ...

West
Posted 1 month ago

The Education Coordinator supports the development and implementation of the Coastal Watershed Council’s (CWC) Watershed Rangers youth education programs in school classrooms, after-school programs ...

Northeast
Posted 1 month ago

The Managing Director for Research will have primary responsibility for the Foundation’s research grant activities including development of research agendas, requests for proposals, and the external...

Great Lakes
Posted 2 months ago

As the Water Quality Assistant you’ll be assisting the Water Quality team in coordinating our community volunteers and monitoring program. We value our volunteers, they share our passion, and serve ...

West
Posted 4 months ago

The Forest Conservation Project Manager leads forest health projects in collaboration, planning and restoration, supporting the Watershed Science department, and supports development of future restora...

Southwest
Posted 4 months ago

Protect Southern Arizona’s landscapes, wildlife habitat, working farms and ranches and the waters that sustain them. The Executive Director is the face of the organization - responsible for strategi...