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Part-Time Environmental Education Specialist

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), a National Estuary Program, invites applications for a part-time Environmental Education Specialist. The Environmental Education Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Manager of Environmental Education and collaborates with Center staff, volunteers, and interns to develop and deliver research-based lessons and interactive programs for diverse audiences in the Inland Bays watershed. This includes youth and public programs at the James Farm Ecological Preserve as well as off-site such as at K-12 schools (in and after-school). The Environmental Education Specialist will also assist with curriculum development, program advertisements, and maintaining event registrations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military status, genetic information, and marital or familial status.

To review the full position description, responsibilities, and qualification requirements, click HERE.

Director of Development 

The Center for the Inland Bays seeks a motivated fundraising professional to advance fundraising efforts in support of our mission to preserve, protect, and restore Delaware’s Inland Bays and their watershed. The Director of Development is a full time position that works under the supervision of the Executive Director and is responsible for arranging and structuring the Center’s Development Program and soliciting funds or gifts in-kind with support from the Center’s Director and Development Committee. The ideal candidate is someone who identifies with the Center’s mission and can effectively inspire individuals, corporations, and foundations to support the Center’s work.

To review the full position description, responsibilities, and qualification requirements, click HERE.

 

Requests for Proposals

  • The Center seeks a professional service firm to produce a series of artfully-designed and interactive interpretive signs to be strategically installed throughout the James Farm Ecological Preserve to educate visitors about its habitats and species as well as the ecological processes that shape life on the coast. To review the full RFP, please click HERE

Interested firms shall submit their proposals electronically with the subject heading, “JF Interpretive Signage Proposal” to Lisa Swanger, Outreach & Education Coordinator at lswanger@inlandbays.org by February 28, 2022. 

  • The Center is seeking proposals for professional services to facilitate between three and four stakeholder meetings and two half-day workshops related to the creation of a Shellfish Enhancement Plan. The meetings are intended to bring together various stakeholders within the watershed to determine the locations for at least five future oyster reef projects, along with the responsible partners for each project and potential funding strategies. The requested services are for meeting facilitation, including meeting prep and synthesizing notes. To review the full request for proposals document, please click HERE.

Interested firms shall submit their proposals electronically with the subject heading, “Shellfish Enhancement Plan” to Andrew McGowan, Environmental Scientist at environment@inlandbays.org by May 15, 2022.