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The Friends of the Middlesex Fells is a dynamic and growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promoting the conservation, appreciation, and sustainable enjoyment of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. We envision a Middlesex Fells Reservation where nature and people thrive in harmony, supported by a diverse and caring community conserving it for future generations.

Our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity

Friends of the Middlesex Fells embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are dedicated to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, people living with disabilities, military veterans and other under-represented populations.  

We are currently seeking to expand our staff team with two positions:

Community Engagement and Operations Manager

We’re looking for an outgoing, versatile, detail-oriented individual to lead our community engagement activities and manage day-to-day operations. If you enjoy public outreach and mentoring volunteers, and thrive in a demanding and fast-paced work environment with a wide range of projects and responsibilities, we want to hear from you.

 Summary of Responsibilities

  • Community Engagement: Partner with the Executive Director (ED) and volunteer leaders to engage communities that are adjacent to and utilize the Middlesex Fells. 
  • Volunteer Management: Develop a thriving corps of volunteers and volunteer leaders to activate our projects, programs, and initiatives.
  • Operations: Oversee the operations of the FOF office, including all data/information management.
  • Membership: Partner with the ED to manage and grow our membership program.
  • Communications and Outreach: Coordinate communications and outreach efforts.

To learn more about this position and for details on how to apply, download the full job description here.

Camp and Youth Development Director

We’re looking for an energetic, creative, and entrepreneurially-minded individual to lead our outdoor education and summer camp programs. If you have a background in developing outdoor education programs for youth and enjoy the challenges of designing programs, mentoring staff, and making a difference in the lives of youth, we want to hear from you. 

 Summary of Responsibilities

  • Fells Forest Camp Director: Lead the planning and execution of our summer day camp program. 
  • Non-Camp Youth Programs: Partner with the Executive Director (ED) to develop and deliver new youth programs outside of the camp season, including a new Fells Kids after-school program.
  • Volunteer-Led Programs: Coordinate and support volunteer-led education programs in the Fells.

To learn more about this position and for details on how to apply, download the full job description here

Volunteer Positions

In addition to these paid opportunities, we can always use more people involved in our work. Please check our Volunteer Opportunities page for information about how you can get involved.

Thank You!