Waterkeepers Chesapeake (WKC) seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented Operations & Program Manager to handle business operations as well as provide critical support to the WKC staff and board. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The Operations & Program Manager oversees day-to-day business operations including operational management systems, bookkeeping and finance data reporting, human resources administration, and other administrative and organizational compliance duties. The position supports the Executive Director with tracking grant budgets and deliverables. The new team member assists other program staff with outreach and fundraising with constituent database management, event planning, and Waterkeeper member support.


The location of the position is flexible within 30 miles of the Washington, DC metro area. We are a hybrid workplace and our office is located in Silver Spring, MD. The position is full-time, with an expectation of 75% remote and 25% in office, and requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

Waterkeepers Chesapeake fights for clean water and a healthy environment by supporting a coalition of 17 Waterkeepers throughout the Chesapeake and coastal regions as they protect their communities, rivers, and streams from pollution.