Volunteer Coordinator

Job posting
Closing date: 4 July 2019



Position:         Volunteer Coordinator

Supervisor:    Director of Stewardship/Associate Director of Stewardship

Location:        1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Period:           Part-time including some weekend hours

Salary:            Competitive

Start Date:     As soon as possible


Founded in 2003, the North Shore Land Alliance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit nationally-accredited land trust formed to protect and preserve, in perpetuity, the green spaces, farmlands, wetlands, groundwater and historical sites of Long Island’s north shore for the enhancement of quality of life and benefit of future generations.


Summary of Position: The Volunteer Coordinator will:


  • Implement activities with volunteers primarily at preserves but also in the office and at fundraising events
  • Conduct outreach to recruit new volunteers and regular communications with all our volunteers  
  • Work with staff to establish project priorities and relationships with existing volunteers
  • Work with staff to measure success of volunteer program
  • Organize a database/system to track volunteer information, the hours they serve, the work they do and progress made
  • Assist with coordination of volunteer educators for the field trip session of our schools program, the Long Island Water Education Program




  • Experience in natural resources management and/or field work in nature preserves and/or parks
  • Experience coordinating activities with individuals and/or groups in outdoor settings
  • Strong leadership skills and focus on safety
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to organize time and work with a minimum of daily supervision
  • Trustworthy, reliable and honest in handling confidential information
  • Flexible as the responsibilities of each day may be very different
  • Must be able to provide own transportation


How to apply

Please email resume along with a cover letter to jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org with Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line.


1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
United States
Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE):

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