Year-Round Employment Opportunities

Director of Donor Relations

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation seeks an accomplished and dynamic Director of Donor Relations to lead its major philanthropic initiatives across multiple channels, including its major gifts program, planned giving and fund development in support of the annual operations, programs and long-term financial security needed to advance its mission. The Nantucket Conservation Foundation is a donor supported 57-year-old land trust and the single largest landholder on the island, owning over 9000 acres of land constituting 30% of the island.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Cormac Collier at by March 1, 2021.


Accounting & Human Resources Assistant

Nantucket Conservation Foundation seeks a full-time, year-round Accounting & Human Resources Assistant. The Accounting Assistant reports to the finance director and will be responsible for all accounts payable, including the processing and coding of invoices and preparation of payment packages. Monthly invoices and statements will be coded to the general ledger and tracked against annual budget for the Foundation’s Science, Land Management, Marketing & Development Departments, as well as its Cranberry Bog and Cottage Rental operations. Under direct supervision, the Accounting Assistant will prepare payables for approval.

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To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Traci Finnerty at by March 8, 2021. 

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Coatue Shorebird Monitor/Ranger

The Foundation is seeking a motivated, independent, enthusiastic and self-reliant Ranger to reside and work on its Coatue and Haulover barrier beach properties. The Ranger will monitor nesting shorebirds, patrol the properties, interact positively and professionally with visitors and address land management needs. Previous shorebird monitoring experience is required; conservation land management and public interaction skills are highly desirable for this full-time, seasonal position. Click here for a detailed job description.

The deadline to apply for this position has passed. We are no longer accepting applications.   


Ecology Field Assistant

Each year, the Department of Science and Stewardship hires two motivated, enthusiastic, self-reliant field assistants with strong wildlife biology and botany skills. This is a field-based position that includes rare species identification and habitat inventory, monitoring vegetation communities, and various wildlife monitoring and land management projects. Field assistants have the opportunity to gain experience in rare species conservation, land management-based research and applied ecological monitoring – working on a wide variety of different field work projects. These are full-time, seasonal positions beginning in mid-May and ending in mid-October. Click here for a detailed job description.

The deadline to apply for this position has passed. We are no longer accepting applications.   


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