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.

Development Administrative Assistant (Part-time, non-exempt)

The Anacostia Watershed Society is seeking a part-time Development Administrative Assistant to support our Development team. This person will be essential to ensuring the completion of critical development administration, including gift and grant data entry, donor acknowledgments, and donor database management. Click here for position description and application instructions.

Director of Operations (Full-time, exempt)

The Anacostia Watershed Society seeks a full-time Director of Operations to lead a high-performing team of operations and finance professionals in effectively, efficiently, and sustainably managing and stewarding the organization’s financial resources, business operations, physical plant, equipment, and personnel while maintaining benchmark best practices. The Director works cross-functionally with all departments, is a member of the Leadership Team, an important partner to the President/Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. The Director is an integral part of the organization and contributes to the watershed’s restoration and the engagement of diverse communities, partners, and other stakeholders to deliver on our mission to protect and restore the Anacostia River and its watershed. Click here for position description and application instructions.

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.   

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