Birmingham, AL

Starting salary range $42,000 – $46,000


The Cahaba River Society has an opening on our team for a self-directed, detail-oriented, creative and collaborative Administrative Coordinator. We seek a skilled multi-tasker with experience in database and office management, financial and fundraising support, record-keeping, and event organization. This position is also our receptionist and provides administrative assistance to the Board of Directors and for all CRS programs.

Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience demonstrating these skills. A passion for environmental protection and experience in nonprofit management are a plus. Read more about responsibilities and qualifications in the job description here.

Who We Are: Cahaba River Society (CRS) leads our community to restore and protect the Cahaba River watershed and its rich diversity of life. The Cahaba is our drinking water source and a spectacular natural recreational resource and biodiversity treasure, with more fish species per mile than any other river in North America. Our service area – the diverse “peopleshed” of those whose lives are interrelated with the River, stretches from the Birmingham metro area to Alabama’s rural Black Belt region. Learn more at

Join Our Team: This is an enjoyable and rewarding career opportunity with a respected, effective environmental nonprofit that has a 35-year track record for river protection, volunteerism, water/nature equity, and environmental education. You would work within a supportive and talented team of 7 full-time staff and a diverse, highly skilled Board of Directors.

Benefits of this job:  Starting salary range is $42,000- $46,000 depending on qualifications. We offer generous vacation and also flex time to offset some weekend and evening work. Most work will be at the office, with some hybrid work from home and enjoyment of time on the river. CRS pays full cost of the single rate of health insurance (currently $5.9k value), offers a matching 403B retirement plan and low-cost dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, and funds professional development and training, and is a family-friendly workplace.

To apply:  Read the full job description here. Send resume and cover letter telling us more about your specific qualifications and why working in this position would be meaningful to you, by November 1, 2023, to Casey Laycock at [email protected], with “Administrative Coordinator” in the subject line.

Non Discrimination Policy: 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.