Make a Difference — Join the Greenway Team
The Greenway Foundation is a small team of passionate, hardworking individuals who all love our South Platte River. We are known for our strong mission and are proud to have created a community of eager and supportive problem solvers. We value people and understand that the blending of our unique experiences is what helps us best fulfill Greenway’s mission. Come join us as we revitalize rivers and reconnect our communities through our most vital resource, water.
Now Hiring: Seasonal Environmental Educators
This nine-month position with The Greenway Foundation’s SPREE program offers a wide range of experiences in environmental education. In the spring and fall, the position involves working with a team of educators to lead preschool-5th grade students on environmental education field trips. Field trips have grade-specific curriculum, and take place at multiple park locations along the South Platte River. You will also assist with SPREE educational events. From June-August, you will work as a summer camp teacher at Johnson Habitat Park. Responsibilities include leading campers through daily activities, crafts and games about the environment, as well as ensuring the health and safety of the campers at all times. In addition, camp teachers will work with middle and high-school-aged educators-in-training. All programs take place outdoors in Denver public parks or at local schools.
To apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Julianne Gagnon, email@example.com. Position begins at the beginning of March and will remain open until filled.
Greenway River Ranger School Internship
The application for the 2022-2023 internship will open on October 10th, 2022 and close on October 31st. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The Greenway River Ranger internship program is offered at select schools in Denver. Students attend training in environmental education theory and practice, teach activities to elementary students on SPREE field trips, and gain a deeper understanding of the environment around them. This position is designed to introduce students to a range of possibilities in the environmental field and will offer experience needed to apply for a position with SPREE’s paid summer program.
Greenway River Ranger Summer Program (High School & College Positions)
We are not currently hiring for this position. Please check back in the spring, see if you qualify for the school year internship, or check the other opportunities listed on this page.
The Greenway River Ranger position is designed for high school or college aged students over the age of 16. The summer-long program consists of over 200 hours teaching elementary students at SPREE Summer Camp. High School Rangers additionally complete service projects and paid professional development that builds the knowledge and skills needed to pursue entry-level jobs within the environmental field.
Discover how much fun you can have doing something that makes our community a better place to live. Share your time. Share your dollars. Find your personal connection and get involved. The river thanks you.
And we thank you for your interest in The Greenway Foundation! We host volunteer events for adults and families in the spring and fall, and we would love to have you at one of these programs. If you are looking for different volunteer opportunities, please reach out to our Engagement Director, Lauren Berent Burgess, at email@example.com. We have a small staff, but we always appreciate the chance to work with volunteers to help care for our riverside parks.
For over 45 years, The Greenway Foundation has been and continues to be an equal opportunity charitable organization. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment that is free from discrimination in employment, volunteerism, contributions, support, and services in the Greenway community.
The Greenway Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and the provision of services.
The Greenway Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression , and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law, or for any other discriminatory reason.