Employment and Internships

Employment and Internships

The Anacostia Watershed Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit environmental organization. Its mission is to protect and restore the Anacostia River by bringing partners and communities together to achieve a clean and safe Anacostia River for the benefit of all living in its watershed and for future generations. Our ultimate goal is to make the Anacostia River swimmable and fishable in keeping with the Clean Water Act. Our core programs include: advocacy, education, and stewardship.

Help protect our local environment. Work for the Anacostia Watershed Society. Current employment and internship opportunities are listed below. The Anacostia Watershed Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Restoration & Recreation Assistant (Part time, Seasonal, non-exempt)

The Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) seeks a part-time, seasonal (20 hours/week from May to November 2024) Recreation and Restoration Programs Assistant to provide on-the-water, field, and facility support for our organization. This non-exempt position will participate in the organization’s recreation and restoration work by leading and/or assisting with educational boat tours, volunteer restoration events, and field studies; providing logistical and hands-on support; and helping store, maintain, and ensure the safe use of materials and equipment. Specific tasks may include: providing meaningful watershed education and recreational experiences and interpretation to youth and adults of all ages; wetland plantings, mussel monitoring, tree plantings, watering, and maintenance; landscaping, mowing, and other tasks as assigned. Click here for position description and application instructions.   

Facilities and Resources Manager (Full time/exempt)

The Anacostia Watershed Society is seeking a full-time Facilities and Resources Manager to ensure that the organization’s facilities and resources are safe, secure, clean, functional, and efficient.  This exempt position will oversee, manage, and routinely maintain the organization’s buildings, grounds, workspaces/sites, equipment, and fleet of vehicles and boats; lead and implement the organization’s safety/security program; and manage the finances and physical resources for facility operations and the safety/security program. Click here for position description and application instructions.  

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