Career Opportunity

Regional Outreach Coordinator – James River Association

The mission of the James River Association is to be guardian of the James River. We provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources.

The James River Association (JRA) is seeking a full-time staff person to be based near Williamsburg, VA in JRA’s Lower James regional office.

Position Summary:

The Regional Outreach Coordinator will serve as the primary Environmental Educator for the Tidewater region which will include facilitating field-based educational programming (canoe paddling) in the Tidewater area. In addition to serving as an environmental educator, the Regional Outreach Coordinator will represent JRA at local events, manage the regional office, coordinate with Richmond JRA staff to work with local partners on issues affecting the James River in the tidewater region, and help direct volunteers. Some weekends, overnights, and occasional extended field programs will be required. Successful candidates must demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, and must have an enthusiastic personality.


JRA offers a dynamic and flexible work environment, including a generous paid time off policy, health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, and a matching program for tax-deferred retirement savings. Salary will be commensurate with experience. JRA is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, submit your resume and cover letter with salary history by email to [email protected] or by mail to:

James River Association
Attn: Chelsea Tickle
4833 Old Main Street
Richmond, VA 23231

Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. The position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to resumes received by September 21, 2017. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by email.

warning  No phone calls, please

Waterkeeper Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran