Assistant Project Manager
Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) is seeking a career-minded person with a passion for the environment to work parttime, year round to provide the CFRW team with administrative and research assistance in support of our programs. The ideal candidate is one with a demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize assignments, and work as a trusted member of a small team. The successful candidate must be able to multitask and possess strong writing, verbal communications and basic research skills. A working knowledge of the non-profit, environmental world would be a plus along with possessing or working on a bachelor’s degree. Email your resume’ and three references to Cape Fear River Watch (email@example.com) by Friday, June 9th. The details for this position follows:
24-26 hours per week
Provide outreach and education engagement opportunities for youth and adults at the Cape Fear River Locks and Dams.
Assist in management of a project to characterize subsistence fishing on the Northeast Cape Fear River and educate and empower residents who rely on this food source.
Facilitate public education/speaking events as a part of education and outreach efforts.
Play an integral role in the organization of an annual “StriperFest” to highlight the importance of the river’s fishery.
Attain training certificate as Enviroscape presenter and take lead role.
Coordinate outreach events.
Recruit volunteers and carry out storm drain marking events.
Perform research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for grants. Assist in completing grant applications and maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting as Grants Committee Staff Liaison.
Under the guidance of CFRW staff, purse fundraising opportunities.
Support the efforts of the CFRW Education Committee and attend all meetings.
Collaborate with and assist CFRW partner organizations.
Assist in the creation of promotional materials.
Support CFRW staff as needed. This may include Greenfield Lake boathouse customer service, communications assistance, environmental education programs, administrative assistance, volunteer inquiry management, equipment maintenance, event planning and set-up assistance, and other duties as assigned.