The Director of Development at Rock Creek Conservancy will lead development and communication strategy and operations to raise awareness of the Conservancy’s work and mission, to grow attendance and engagement at programs and in stewardship, and to build philanthropic support for the Conservancy’s work.
The Community Engagement Coordinator will advance the Conservancy’s mission and strategic goals, with an emphasis on forest resilience and through implementation of people-powered restoration programs.
Rock Creek Conservancy works to improve the health of the Rock Creek watershed by advocating for policies and programs to reduce effective impervious surface, managing a range of programs to increase adoption of or to maintain green infrastructure, and engaging community members in activities throughout the Rock Creek watershed.
The Senior Forest Resilience Manager will manager lead regular convenings of subject matter experts, producing technical reports and working with the Conservancy’s communications and community engagement staff to leverage this work to engage a broad constituency for Rock Creek’s forest health through public outreach, volunteer service, and other community engagement activities.
The Communications and Design Coordinator is an integral member of the Conservancy’s Development team, elevating the visibility and awareness of the Conservancy and telling the story of its impact on Rock Creek. The Coordinator does this primarily by assisting with the creation and distribution of all print and digital materials, including emails, social media, signage, website pages, and more.
Rock Creek Fellows will host weekly volunteer events at designated sites in Rock Creek Park, including invasive removal or litter cleanups. The fellows will support restoration efforts in Rock Creek Park, at Trail 9, Broad Branch, and Fort Slocum. They will also host community engagement activities at those sites and support our Summer in the Parks series.
The Community Engagement Coordinator leads the Conservancy’s volunteer programs to promote watershed health, including Stream Team Leaders and community science bacteria monitoring, as well as the annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. The coordinator is the Conservancy’s technical expert on watershed health.
Rock Creek Conservancy seeks a senior program manager to lead our efforts to restore Rock Creek through a strong partnership with Rock Creek Park, volunteer and engagement programs to cultivate environmental stewardship, and entrepreneurial efforts to increase green infrastructure with an eye towards infusing programs with justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Rock Creek Conservancy seeks a Director of Development to lead the organization’s development and communication team. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The Director of Development will identify and grow new relationships that enhance the Conservancy’s mission.
Rock Creek Conservancy is hiring 5 classroom educators to lead crews of 8-10 high school students. This four week summer program combines conservation work, environmental education and outdoor recreation. We are recruiting teachers from the DC metro area who are flexible, comfortable working outdoors and have a superior ability to manage groups dynamics.