Jobs & Internships

Director of Development

The Director of Development is a position key to the overall strategic growth and sustainability of Blue Water Baltimore. The Director is a senior-level position, responsible for planning and implementing fundraising activities that cultivate major funding sources and developing new fundraising opportunities. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director, supervises the Development Associate, Institutional Giving Manager, and works in partnership with the Board of Directors’ Development and Executive Committees and senior members of Blue Water Baltimore’s staff.

In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, the Director of Development crafts and implements an annual development plans to meet organizational goals. Working closely with members of the Board and senior staff, the Director will research, initiates, and develops relationships with major donors (individuals, corporations, and foundations), and leads a variety of fundraising strategies. The Director promotes a strong, compelling case of need for environmental philanthropy and builds opportunities to create and sustain a culture that understands the relationship between philanthropy and the health of our waterways in our urbanized environment.

Seasonal Restoration Technician

The Seasonal Restoration Technician supports restoration project implementation to improve water quality and health. The seasonal restoration technician will focus on tree planting, staking, mulching, watering, volunteer engagement, and tree surveys. Other projects include pavement removal and cistern installation. This position works closely within a small team. Weekend works is required (10/15, 10/29, 11/12, 11/19) and possible additional dates. 

  • Engage and direct volunteers during planting events
  • Maintain trees through watering, stake removal, pruning, etc.
  • Support green stormwater infrastructure projects
  • Operate work trucks
  • Support pavement removal projects including lifting concrete and using a cement saw to cut concrete
  • Help install cisterns and rain barrels
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, pry bars, pick-axes, and stake drivers
  • Equipment and tool maintenance 

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