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Events Planning Assistant

Job Location

Greenfield MA and Virtual


Type of Job



±10 hours/week, $15/hour, Part Time and Temporary

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Published Date

Mar 30, 2021

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Seasonal Position: Events Planning Assistant

Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) seeks a qualified individual to work alongside our team who can commit to the following tasks, most of which are office tasks. Additional tasks TBD.


Position highlights:

  • Work within a dynamic and growing environmental organization.
  • Help bring CRC’s river-themed programming to the community and bring the community to our rivers
  • Assist with planning and implementation of the Source to Sea Cleanup.
  • Expand your knowledge of river issues and how to tackle them.


  • Post events on our digital channels, to include Eventbrite, social media and website calendar.
  • Create flyers.
  • Participate in planning phase of the Cleanup, to include attending & recording meeting notes, follow up on tasks
  • Support CRC’s Advocacy Campaign – research and implement tasks TBD
  • Research and order supplies, pick-up where possible
  • Prep and mail welcome packets, supplies; deliver local supplies where possible
  • Distribute Cleanup posters
  • Outreach to town/city departments for Cleanup support – promotion, trash disposal, etc.
  • Outreach and support to youth groups and local organizations, particularly in urban areas
  • Coordinate Spanish language translation of Cleanup materials
  • Potential to host a cleanup group in your local area
  • Research new options for plastic recycling, tire disposal
  • Electronically input trash data and submit final data to stakeholders
  • Photograph/videotape when in-person events are possible

Desired Skill Sets:

  • Experience with social media, Excel spreadsheets, WordPress and other mapping tools
  • Excellent writing skills, attention to detail
  • Interest in river ecology, stewardship and advocacy
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Ability to work in office environment (in person or remote)—collaborative, hard-working, sense of humor

Hours and Compensation: ±10 hours/week, $15/hour. Start/end approximately April-October


Deadline to apply: April 9, 2021, or until position filled.


How to apply: Go to for description and application form. Resume and cover letter required.­

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