Employment with Friends

Thank you for your interest in Friends of the Chicago River. Our award-winning nonprofit is the only organization exclusively dedicated to improving and protecting the Chicago River system for people, plants, and animals.

Learn more about our work on our About Us page.


Seasonal Event Assistant

As a member of the education and outreach team, the seasonal event assistant will help in managing one of Friends most important resources, our volunteers. This position works 10 - 14 hours per week, and runs January through May.

The full job description is available here.

School Organizer & Program Facilitator

The program facilitator will help build the Chicago River Schools Network (CRSN) by recruiting new schools in the Calumet region and gain experience in delivering site-based, environmental education as a way of raising awareness and increasing knowledge of the Chicago-Calumet River system for participating schools, teachers, and students. This position works a total of 140 hours, and runs February through May.

The full job description is available here.