Hiring: Upper Rappahannock River Steward

Hiring Organization:
Friends of the Rappahannock

City:
Culpeper

More Info

Application Deadline:
February 24, 2020

Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring for a full time River Steward to serve Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties.

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) is a 501c3 watershed protection organization based in Fredericksburg, VA. FOR works to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River. We accomplish this through three program pillars – advocacy, restoration and education. FOR is seeking a full time (37.5 hours/week) River Steward to support all three program pillars for the organization in Fauquier, Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties. This position will be based in Culpeper, Virginia with frequent travel throughout the Rappahannock River watershed.

Reporting to the Deputy Director, River Stewards are local advocates, manage a myriad of regionally focused restoration programs, provide high value environmental education programs to local schools, and engage their community in interpretive trips.

River Stewards will lead interpretive trips, outreach events, river cleanups, and fundraising efforts in their service areas.

River Stewards will contribute to FOR social media, website content, and local media outlets in coordination with the Communication’s Director.

River Stewards will support education programs and stay trained on current lessons, activities, etc.

Friends of the Rappahannock is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to bryan.hofmann@riverfriends.org with River Steward Position in the subject line.