The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is working with other local environmental centers in an effort to build a network focused on constituency building and stewardship of the Delaware River Watershed. This network of 23 environmental centers, spread across the Delaware River watershed, seeks to hire 23 young people (one at each center,) for a 12-week summer fellowship designed to advance our collective impact across the watershed. This program will foster watershed stewardship by establishing a team of ambassadors and building capacity for a network of centers.
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The Schuylkill River Heritage Area fellow is a paid, full-time, 12 week position from June 5-August 25. The fellow will be responsible for establishing and carrying out a variety of Schuylkill River Water Trail engagement programs. Duties will include:
Working with Montgomery County Community College faculty to develop a water quality monitoring program for studentsCreating a survey that can be posted at water trail landings to gauge attitudes and numbers of people recreating on and along the river (fishing, paddling, etc.)Visiting water trail landings on periodic weekends to conduct surveysWorking with National Park Service rangers to organize an evening program with a focus on conservation and the local national parksAssisting with the River of Revolutions Interpretive Center and the Bike Pottstown program on periodic weekends.Supporting other regional events that connect to the SRHA mission, including tabling and handing out literature.Click here to learn about other Fellowship opportunities within the Delaware River Watershed!
140 College Dr.
Pottstown, PA 19464