Friends of the Rappahannock is hiring for a full time River Steward to serve Essex, Middlesex, Westmoreland, Richmond, and Lancaster Counties. This position is based out of our tidal office located at June Parker Marina in Tappahannock, VA.

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 Essex, Middlesex, Westmoreland, Richmond, and Lancaster Counties.

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. We are inclusive. We believe diversity drives innovation. We are always growing our partnerships and believe it takes a watershed to make a difference.

Full job description:

Hiring: Lower Rappahannock River Steward