Please note: This position has closed.
(Program Assistant I)
Part-time, 29½ hrs/wk, year-round
Great Bay Discovery Center / Greenland
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has a part time year round Program Assistant I. The work week consists of 29.5 hours per week. There are no benefits associated with the position.
This position is responsible to provide assistance to Sandy Point Discovery Center Staff with volunteer coordination, recruitment and training of volunteers, as well as assisting with special events and greeting the general public visiting the Great Bay Discovery Center. The Great Bay Discovery Center is located in the town of Greenland, New Hampshire.
Applications must be submitted to New Hampshire Fish and Game by Friday, April 19, 2013.
Duties to include, but not limited to:
- Recruitment and training of volunteers for education, research, land stewardship, grounds work, and administration.
- Maintain volunteer schedules and assignments.
- Assist and coordinate with reserve staff in planning and implementation of volunteer recognition events and activities as well as administrative task associated with volunteer work at the reserve.
- Communicates regularly with volunteers regarding events and opportunities at the reserve in which to participate as well as with area partners of the Great Bay Estuary.
- Greets and serves as a guide to the general public and or groups visiting the Great Bay Discovery Center.
- Handles inquiries for internships and fellowships and matches volunteers and interns to reserve priorities
- Serves as “staff on duty” during weekends May – October working in conjunction with Reserve volunteers. At least one weekend day, May- October.
- Coordinate with other area organizations to include: Docents and UNH Extension to foster volunteer activities and projects of the Great Bay Estuary.
Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.***
Experience: Three year’s experience in a responsible clerical position, including experience with volunteer management or program administration.
License/Certification: Must have a valid driver’s license.
Applicants must be socially sensitive, have excellent customer service and communication skills, and enjoy working with people of diverse ages and interests. Knowledge of social media, database management, and web calendars is preferred; Interest and ability to work outdoors and experience with environmental and natural resource science.
For further information contact: Cory Riley, Great Bay Research Reserve Supervisor at
HOW TO APPLY: An official application for employment may be obtained from and returned to New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301, (603) 271-5824 or firstname.lastname@example.org and is available on the internet at www.admin.state.nh.us/hr.
***In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or signature MUST be included with the application. Please have transcripts forwarded to the Human Resources office with the recruiting agency.