Year-Round Employment Opportunities

Director of Development & Outreach

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation (NCF) is seeking a dynamic, seasoned professional to join their Senior Leadership Team.  The successful candidate will bring expertise in development, marketing, outreach, and communications and will be skilled at implementing multi-pronged strategies to advance NCF’s mission.  The Director of Development & Outreach will lead a small team dedicated to overseeing donor management, cultivation and stewardship and educational programming, creating visibility for NCF’s commitment to preserve and maintain over 9000 acres of conservation land, conducting ecological research and restoration, and providing multiple  public engagement and education opportunities.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Cormac Collier at


Properties Maintenance Assistant

Property Maintenance Assistants perform all land and facility maintenance and improvement tasks under the direction and guidance of the Land Maintenance Manager, Facility Maintenance Manager, and Land Use Manager. They interface with the science and development groups as needed.

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To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Nick Larrabee at


Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Education & Outreach Intern

The Education & Outreach Intern will assistant in the implementation of in-person programs and events as well as the development of digital education resources.

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Seasonal Cranberry Bog Assistant 

Seasonal Cranberry Bog Assistants perform maintenance tasks throughout the Milestone Cranberry Bog property. They work under the direction and guidance of the Director of Land Management and occasionally the Land Use Manager. Farm tasks vary from hand pulling weeds to operating machinery on or around bogs.

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To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Nick Larrabee at

Science & Stewardship Department Field Work Positions

NCF's Science and Stewardship Department year-round Ecology Staff supports Programs in Wildlife Ecology, Plant Ecology, Coastal Ecology, and Land Management and Stewardship. We hire seasonally at a number of experience levels including recent graduate seasonal ecologists, shorebird monitors and early career Technician positions. Working for the Foundation will provide a strong ecological research background with exposure to numerous ecological field and research methods.

We are currently accepting applications for a Wildlife Field Technician to conduct wildlife-related ecological field work and stewardship activities for the 2023 field season. Candidates must have strong wildlife-related field work experience, and be motivated, enthusiastic, and self-reliant.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Our Science and Stewardship, Development and Marketing, and Properties Maintenance Departments strive to effectively manage our conservation lands and provide public access opportunities for supporters and the general public. Much of this important work takes a great deal of time and effort and we often welcome supervised volunteer assistance.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out this form and we will reply with opportunities to get you involved!

Jen And Jess Cohn DER At Ref Wetland Jan 2022
Corrina Alex With Titania White Oak. Sq SwampKAO
Dry Harvest 2020 Nick Larrabee NPF