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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land NJCF main office: The Hutcheson House, main building circa 1720, and view of formal garden preservation groups, is proud of our enthusiastic team of professionals. We are a leading force in the nation's strongest open space movement, with more than 30 staff and a 51-year history. We offer competitive nonprofit salaries (commensurate with experience), offices in a scenic park, an excellent benefits program, and a great work environment.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.


Current Openings


Development & Communications Coordinator


New Jersey Conservation Foundation seeks a Development & Communications Coordinator to work closely with the Director of Development & Communications to play a key role to ensure member enrollment, acknowledgement, satisfaction and support. 


The position offers an exceptional opportunity for a fundraising and development professional with a deep commitment to land conservation.  As a small lean organization, the ideal candidate would thrive in a team environment focusing on getting things done and supporting the work of others. 


Education and experience include bachelor’s degree with two plus years’ experience in a fundraising and development role and proficiency in donor database management such as Raisers Edge or Salsa. Experience with online fundraising, nonprofit advocacy and membership cultivation a plus.  Qualifications include exceptional writing, proofreading, organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to drive projects to completion.  Occasional evening and weekend hours required.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to or fax to (908) 234-1189.  For additional information about us visit EOE M/F/V/D




 Land Steward – North Jersey


New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the state’s largest land conservation non-profit organization seeks a Land Steward to manage preserved lands in Northern and Central New Jersey.  


Responsibilities include basic property monitoring and maintenance, recruiting and managing volunteers, maintaining hiking trails, removing invasive species, leading public programs, and designing and implementing habitat restoration projects.  The position involves significant in-state travel, weekend hours, and physically demanding work activities. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend and evening hours, and use their personal vehicle for work.


Candidates must possess a passion for conservation and a commitment to NJ Conservation’s mission.  Qualifications to be considered include: knowledge of native ecology, practical skills including carpentry and use of outdoor power tools.  Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, a Bachelor’s degree, and have at least one year experience in a related field.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements, to  For additional information about NJ Conservation, visit  EOE M/F/V/D



South Jersey Metro Regional Manager


New Jersey Conservation Foundation seeks a Regional Manager for acquisition and development of parks and greenways in the city of Camden.  Applicant experience should include; Conservation real estate transactions; government public agency relations; securing public & private conservation funding; and working with land partners & supporters.  Fundraising and/or grassroots organizing experience a plus.  Knowledge of Camden community and geography desirable.  Qualifications include BS in urban planning, natural resource management or a related field. Office based in Camden area with some travel required. Qualified candidates should forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Maria Hauser, New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Bamboo Brook, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931 or email  EOE, M/F/V/D.




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