Employment

If hard, rewarding work is calling you …

Join our team to help protect and preserve Virginia’s most vital resource. Our staff works hard to nurture the James, enjoy the James, and restore the river we love.

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountains and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. John Lubbock

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Environmental Educator

The James River Association (JRA) is seeking a part-time Educator to be based in the lower James River watershed.

Position Summary:

JRA is seeking a Educator whom has excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic personality. The Educator will assist in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for middle and high school participants. This position will also be required to help facilitate field-based educational programming (canoe paddling) in the Tidewater area. The position will be required to work primarily on Monday – Friday. Some weekend work may be required. A typical day would begin around 8:30am and conclude around 2:30pm. An education or environmental degree is preferred but not required. This position has the opportunity to become full time with benefits. This position would be educating in the Williamsburg and Newport News area.

Duration: April 22nd- June 9 and Sept. 2017 to June 2018

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to amarkwith@jrava.org.

Annie Markwith
James River Association
4833 Old Main Street
Richmond, VA 23231