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).
Seeking candidates who are fully bilingual Spanish & English language speakers with lived experience in frontline environmental justice neighborhoods for the Resilience Hub (RH) Manager position. Resilience hubs are neighborhood centers that are designed to coordinate culturally sensitive, multilingual services to better meet the needs of diverse groups of community members. The RH Manager will work collaboratively with WRWC’s community programs staff and resident leaders, the City of Providence’s Department of Sustainability, Department of Recreation, and Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). Preference will be given to residents of Olneyville and/or other Central Providence neighborhoods.
Seeking individuals for our TerraCorps member positions! TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental non-profit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature. Members join the TerraCorps program and serve an 11 month term from August 2022 to July 2023 and receive a living allowance and benefits. Check out our 3 available positions below and learn more about applying at terracorps.org!
Seeking individuals with experience or interest in landscaping and maintenance, and strong people skills. River Rangers & Jr. Rangers 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.
Seeking motivated individuals (24 hrs per week) 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.