The Buzzards Bay Coalition’s work to restore clean water, protect watershed lands, and engage the community is carried out by a talented group of conservation professionals. Learn about currently available opportunities for full-time careers, seasonal employment, internships, and service positions with the Coalition.

Volunteer and Office Coordinator

The Buzzards Bay Coalition seeks an organized, personable, tech savvy nonprofit or management professional to serve as our Volunteer and Office Coordinator. This full-time position, reporting directly to the Vice President, Engagement, will provide leadership in the areas of volunteer recruitment, management and recognition while also managing the Coalition’s headquarter offices in New Bedford. The position is a hands-on job that demands an energetic, dependable candidate who possesses high attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Volunteer coordination and recruitment for all Coalition activities, including fundraising events, outdoor programming, land stewardship, and Baywatchers water quality monitoring (60%)
  • Management of the Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center (20%) and the Coalition’s downtown New Bedford headquarters (20%)

For more information, please see the complete job description.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should respond by email with a cover letter and resume to Rhonda Veugen, Vice President, Engagement at

Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: