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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center
Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center (Image: John Robson)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition's work is carried out by a talented group of conservation professionals. Learn about our available career opportunities and help us carry out our critical mission to restore clean water, protect watershed lands, and engage the community.

Current Openings:

Outdoor Educator

(Posted 2/24/15)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an energetic, experienced, and talented leader in outdoor education to develop, coordinate, and deliver outdoor exploration programs for youth and the general public. The Outdoor Educator will be a key team member in the Community Engagement department. Responsibilities will include providing hands-on, inquiry-based, outdoor exploration programs for youth and managing the Coalition’s popular Bay Adventures for families and adults.

This position is based at the Coalition's award-winning green building, the Buzzards Bay Center, on New Bedford's historic waterfront, and requires significant travel across the watershed. Evening and weekend work is required.

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Buzzards Bay Discovery Center Manager

(Posted 1/30/2015)

The Discovery Center Manager will be responsible for staffing and managing the Coalition’s Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the village of Woods Hole, Mass. This is an exciting opportunity to engage the public around our mission in the epicenter of marine research and education.

This is a seasonal, summer position that includes work on weekends and holidays. There are two positions available. Applicants interested in working anywhere from 15-35 hours/week are encouraged to apply. The Buzzards Bay Discovery Center is open every day from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Assistant Coordinator - Baywatchers Monitoring Program

(Posted 1/23/15)

The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for helping to coordinate the Bay-wide volunteer Baywatchers monitoring program and additional watershed natural resource monitoring programs (stream flow, anadromous fish, etc.). The Assistant Coordinator position is a combination of fieldwork, lab work, working with citizen volunteers, and data entry.

This part-time, seasonal position is from May to August and reports directly to the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Director of Monitoring Programs. The schedule is variable and averages 25-30 hours per week for this position.

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