So you support a Woonasquatucket River that’s full of amazing spaces to walk, bike, run, paddle, play, fish, explore–and maybe one day swim? Then we’re glad you found our job opportunities! We have full-time, part-time, intern and seasonal positions. Check back regularly for job postings.
We enthusiastically encourage residents–especially Black, Latine and indigenous residents–of communities in the Woonasquatucket River Watershed (Providence, North Providence, Johnston, Smithfield, North Smithfield and Glocester) to apply.
Nos interesa contratar residentes, especialmente residentes negros, latinos o indígenas, de las comunidades de la cuenca del río Woonasquatucket (Providence, North Providence, Johnston, Smithfield, North Smithfield y Glocester).
The Community Programs Director (CPD) helps ensure that WRWC is a welcoming place to all the community members we serve. The CPD also coordinates all Community Programs. These Community Programs are focused on building climate preparedness and leadership among residents of Olneyville, a neighborhood of Providence through which the Woonasquatucket River runs and is on the front lines of a range of environmental justice issues.
Seeking individuals with experience or interest in landscaping and maintenance, and strong people skills. River Ranger work with volunteer groups to maintain the parks and bike path along Woonasquatucket River Greenway. Tasks include operating a stand up mower, line trimming, weeding and mulching, brush cutting, litter pick up, watering plants, sweeping, raking, river clean ups, tree pruning, fence repair, graffiti removal, and more (based on age and experience). River Rangers are stewards of the Greenway and are responsible for greeting people in the community and encouraging the appropriate use of this beloved outdoor space.
The Green Infrastructure Stewards are motivated individuals to learn and perform green infrastructure maintenance, conduct landscape care, and lead community events. Applicants should have a general knowledge of landscaping procedures and are encouraged to have an interest in the environment. Daily tasks will include operating a mower, line trimming, weeding, mulching, litter pick up, planting, watering, tree pruning, invasive plant management, perennial care, and general green infrastructure maintenance. This team will be working in conjunction with River Rangers to improve and install new green spaces within the Woonasquatucket River Watershed. This is a seasonal part-time position.