Riverkeeper is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and people of color to apply and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran.
We are seeking an experienced attorney and environmental advocate with a strong record of achievement to lead our Hudson River Program. The ideal candidate will be a person with vision and energy who possesses the necessary skills to work with the President and the management team to take the program to a higher level of achievement. The position is ideal for an individual who is passionate about environmental issues and seeking a high profile assignment that will allow her/him to use litigation, advocacy, media outreach and public education tools to shape the future of the Hudson River Estuary.
The director of the Hudson River Program will serve as a member of the management team. Specifically, the director will:
The Hudson River Program Director reports to Riverkeeper’s President, manages a team of four staff attorneys and a program assistant, and serves as a liaison/point of contact for the Riverkeeper Board Litigation Committee on all litigation matters.
The Hudson River Program Director will be based at Riverkeeper’s main office in Ossining, located at 20 Secor Road (right by the Metro North train station).
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive; based on experience
Last day to apply: March 6, 2015
Please submit your resume, cover letter and a writing sample to email@example.com. Please write: HUDSON RIVER PROGRAM DIRECTOR in the subject line. Phone calls and faxes will not be accepted.
Riverkeeper is AA/EEO employer.
People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Riverkeeper is seeking a Watershed Program Director to lead the organization’s efforts to protect the New York City drinking water supply watershed, which provides drinking water to nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents. The position is ideal for an experienced attorney and manager who deeply cares about environmental issues and who is looking for a high profile assignment that will allow her/him to use litigation, advocacy/lobbying, media outreach and public education tools to shape the future of the New York City watershed and influence critical regional, state and national campaigns.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Watershed Program Director will serve to manage the Watershed Team. Specifically, the director will:
The Watershed Program Director will be based in our White Plains office, located at the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Pace University School of Law, but will occasionally work at Riverkeeper’s main office in Ossining, located at 20 Secor Road (right by the Metro North train station).
Competitive; based on experience
Deadline to apply:
March 6, 2015
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a litigation-based writing sample to
Riverkeeper is AA/EEO employer. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Fellowship is a two-year program for recent college graduates designed to train future leaders in the education and youth development field. The Fellows will work within established youth development and educational organizations providing both direct service to youth as well as initiating new projects to strengthen the host organization. At the same time, Fellows receive experiences, training and mentorship to help launch them into successful careers as leaders in the field. Candidates must be recent college graduates (those who graduated in 2014 or will graduate in 2015) who can commit to the full term of the fellowship and be able to begin work by September 8, 2015.
Based in Ossining, New York, Riverkeeper is New York’s leading clean water advocate. We use law, science, investigation, education, and advocacy to protect the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries, and safeguard the drinking water of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents. Our work would not be possible without the dedication of thousands of citizens, community organizations, and fellow non-profits who work alongside us for the betterment of the river and our collective water resources.
The F.A.O. Schwarz Fellow will have the opportunity to work with an energetic, passionate and goal-oriented team to strategize and execute Riverkeeper’s growing Volunteer and Outreach programs.
New Projects and Additional Support
Compensation: The fellow will receive a salary, bonus, and benefits of approximately $69,000 over the two-year Fellowship, consisting of: $28,000 salary for the first year, $29,000 salary for the second year, $1,000 bonus at the end of the Fellowship plus value of health-care benefits (around $11,000).
Please submit your cover letter, résumé and two references to Dana Gulley at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 1, 2015. Please include “F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation Fellowship” in the subject line.