The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) educational and research facility focused on salt marsh and coastal ecosystem preservation. The Institute’s mission is to promote appreciation, understanding and stewardship of wetlands and coastal ecosystems through programs in research, education and conservation. From its inception, the Wetlands Institute has pioneered a number of research, education and conservation programs about wetlands and coastal ecosystems, and worked with numerous regional, national and international organizations to foster stewardship of these resources worldwide.
If you want to work for an organization that is fun, fast-paced, and focused on inspiring environmental education, research and conservation, then the Wetlands Institute is the place for you!
The Wetlands Institute is seeking applicants for the following position:
Environmental Education Employment Opportunities:
The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Summer Nature Program Instructor. Develops and conducts classroom and outdoor activities focused on exploring coastal environments such as salt marsh wetlands and ocean habitants and their associated wildlife and environmental concepts. Supervises and teaches a specific age group of children, with […]
The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Seasonal Naturalist. Assists the Director of Educational Program Development and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from grades preK-12. These programs include Wetlands Ecology, Barrier Beach Ecology, Cycles of Life, Beach Exploration, Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds, […]
The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Science Education At Sea (SEAS) Instructor. Assists the Outreach Coordinator and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from grades 4-12. The SEAS program is a 3-hour, ship-based program, including trawling, biodiversity assessments, and plankton, fish and […]
Research and Conservation Employment Opportunities:
Internship Coordinator – Coastal Conservation Research Program The Wetlands Institute seeks applicants for a temporary, full-time, seasonal Internship Coordinator for our 10-week summer undergraduate research intern program. Located on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey, The Wetlands Institute promotes research, conservation, and education through a variety of community-engagement projects, educational programs, and field […]
The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, NJ, is seeking qualified applicants for several seasonal positions to protect beach-nesting birds. Primary responsibilities include interacting in a positive and educational way with the public to prevent disturbance and at times directly intervening to stop a disturbance, documenting and reporting disturbance, and acting as an overall ambassador […]
General Employment Opportunities:
Director of Development or Development Coordinator Full or Part-time or Contractual Position The Wetlands Institute seeks nominations and applications for the position of Development Coordinator. The Wetlands Institute is a not-for-profit research, conservation and education center preserving, protecting and restoring coastal and wetland ecosystems in southern New Jersey, a globally significant natural area. The Development […]
The Wetlands Institute Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.