Employment Opportunites

Job Opportunities- Now Hiring!

Are you energetic and passionate about teaching children about nature and the environment? The Waterkeeper team is seeking to fill positions in our expanding education program this summer!

Education Coordinator

Waterkeeper seeks an energetic and outgoing person to assist with our Education Program, through which we work to raise awareness of water quality issues with the public and students from elementary to the college level. Our main project, River KATS (River Kid Activism Through Science), introduces K-12 students to watershed concepts through in-class lessons and field activities. Our ideal candidate would be confident speaking to classes and leading activities, and motivated to constantly improve and expand our outreach efforts. Must have a Bachelors degree or in progress of a degree in Science or Education.

Rivercamp Instructor- Temporary position, June 26-June 30, July 10-July 14 8AM-3PM

Waterkeeper is seeking naturalists or credentialed teachers to lead a group of thirteen (5-12 year olds) in an outdoor experience in nature while learning about science. Ideal candidates should be comfortable working with children in a public, open space as well as in the Santa Ana River and its riparian forest. Candidates must be passionate teaching children about nature in order to foster stewardship. It is important to note, this is an outdoor camp in a physically demanding environment.

Junior Naturalist Instructor- Temporary position, M-F July 17-August 25 8AM-12PM.

Waterkeeper is seeking energetic naturalists, early education students, or credentialed teachers passionate in engaging children in the environment of Sycamore Canyon at the Ameal Moore Nature Center. Junior Naturalist instructors will work closely with children for this morning camp.

For more info or to submit resume, please email korina@iewaterkeeper.org.

Intership Opportunities

Depending on the students’ interest, internships with Inland Empire Waterkeeper may include:

Marketing and Fundraising

  • Organizing fundraising events

  • Increasing membership through outreach activities

  • Contacting businesses and corporations for fundraising potential

  • Grant research and/or writing

Water Sampling and Analysis

  • Training in various water sampling methods and analysis

  • Sampling creeks, streams, lakes, or stormdrains

  • Drafting reports representative of data collection

Law and Policy

  • Researching environmental/water quality issues

  • Drafting comment letters for Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), letters of legislative support, or other opportunities for public comment in the regulatory process

  • Document retrieval and/or review

Website Development

  • Website updates

  • Content revisions

If you desire hands-on experience in a rising environmental non-profit organization, please contact us.