Employment Opportunities

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 currently seeking applicants for the following position:

Front Desk/Retail Sales May through September

Office – receptionist/clerk for admissions and retail sales. Seasonal part time positions available. Some weekends and evenings. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, collecting admissions, selling merchandise and operating a point of sale system. Experience using MS Word & Excel required. Must have ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple priorities and willing to learn new procedures. Submit resume to Terrie Campbell at tcampbell@wetlandsinstitute.org. No phone calls please.

The Wetlands Institute is also currently seeking applicants for the following position:

Director of Development

The Director of Development will support the Executive Director, Board, and Development Committee in achieving annual and long-term fundraising and philanthropic goals, and will be responsible for all aspects of an expanding development program. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of raising and growing unrestricted giving and of cultivating major gifts. Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years relevant experience preferred.

This is a full-time exempt position that offers health and dental benefits, retirement plan with employer contributions, paid time off, paid holidays and competitive salary commensurate with experience. Position may involve occasional travel. Reports to Executive Director.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, three relevant writing samples and three professional references to Bonnie Girard, Human Resources Specialist, The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd. Stone Harbor, NJ, 08247 (bgirard@wetlandsinstitute.org).  Electronic submission is strongly preferred.  We are accepting applications until position is filled.

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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.

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