The Cahaba River Society is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, religion (creed), disability, or military status. We also will not discriminate in selection of volunteers and vendors or provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, contractors, vendors, and program partners.

Job Openings:

CLEAN Environmental Education Assistant

Position Summary: The CLEAN Environmental Education Assistant provides in the field education support for the Shane Hulsey CLEAN Education Program and other youth and adult environmental education programs of the Cahaba River Society. Occasionally supports field programs for Stewardship and Recreation. Support staff for stream walks, teacher training, and CLEAN canoe trips.

Conservation Crew Intern

Position Summary: This part-time position will work directly with Wil Rainer, Field Programs Director, and as part of a team to restore native habitat in the Cahaba River watershed. Primary duties include removing invasive plant species from the Cahaba River and its tributaries, restoring streambank and riparian areas with native plants, and working to produce a “Best Practices Guide” for riverfront property owners. This guide will inform landowners on how to protect streamside forests and reduce storm water runoff, erosion, and streambank degradation, as well as provide strategies for invasive plant management. Through this work the intern will gain experience with and knowledge of field identification of Southeastern flora and fauna, project planning, partnership building, and river guiding. The intern may also assist on various programs and projects of CRS including but not limited to CLEAN Environmental Education, Indigenous History of the Cahaba River Watershed, invasive and native plant fact sheets, ArcGIS and large scale mapping, and vegetation monitoring and collection. Through collaboration, the intern will have the opportunity to meet and work with many public, private, and governmental organizations across Alabama.