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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land 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 60-year history.

NJCF staff member Marie Newell

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

Project Coordinator – North Jersey Stewardship

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is seeking a part time staff member to join our team in Northern and Central New Jersey.  Responsibilities include mowing and basic property maintenance, working with volunteers, maintaining hiking trails, and removing invasive plants.  The position involves significant in-state travel, and physically demanding work activities. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening hours, and use their personal vehicle for work.

We are seeking candidates who have a passion for conservation and a commitment to NJ Conservation’s mission.  Qualifications to be considered include: familiarity with New Jersey plants and animals and practical skills including light carpentry and use of power tools.  Relevant work experience is preferred.

The hourly pay rate range for this position is $15 to $20/hour depending on skills and experience. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@njconservation.org, fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931.  For additional information about New Jersey Conservation Foundation visit www.njconservation.org.

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The health and safety of our employees, volunteers and interns is our top priority.  New Jersey Conservation Foundation has adopted “COVID-19 Health and Safety Policies and Guidelines” based on guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.   All employees, volunteers and interns  will be given a copy of this policy upon commencement of employment or service to the organization and are expected to fully adhere to the procedures and guidelines outlined in this policy.

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.

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