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November 20, 2017
VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION
Water Quality Program Intern (VA Office)
Title: Program Intern (VA Office)
Hours: 10 hours per week
Duration: 3-6 months, or until school requirements are satisfied
Location: 612 Hull St, Suite 101C, Richmond, VA 23224
Contact: Liz Chudoba email@example.com (804) 775-0951
To apply: Please submit a resume & attached application to Liz Chudoba
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) is a regional nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring together individuals, organizations, businesses and governments to find collaborative solutions, to build a strong commitment to stewardship, and to deliver innovative, broadly-supported programs that benefit the land, waters and residents of the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance implements local programs that connect people to their local river and become directly involved in local restoration efforts. The Alliance was founded in 1971 and has offices in Annapolis, MD, Camp Hill, PA, and Richmond, VA.
The Water Quality Program Intern will be based in the Richmond office and focus on promoting Alliance programs through a variety of communication channels. The main focus will include our water quality monitoring programs RiverTrends and the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (volunteer water quality monitoring). RiverTrends is the Alliance’s citizen water quality monitoring program and is a regional network of over 50 trained volunteers who perform monthly water quality tests that help track the condition of local waterways the flow into the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance has been coordinating RiverTrends for over 30 years in partnership with DEQ. The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative is larger effort to integrate volunteer-based water quality and macroinvertebrate monitoring data into the Chesapeake Bay Program parnterhsip.
The office is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00 pm. Volunteer works hours may be flexible within this schedule in agreement with the supervisor. Some after-hours and weekend work may be required.
A minimum of 10 hours per week of volunteer service are expected for this position. The position agreement is for three to six months or until school requirements are satisfied. The commitment may extend depended on the needs of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the performance of the volunteer.
Supervision and Support Plan
The supervisor for this volunteer position is Liz Chudoba. The volunteer will attend weekly staff meetings to report on progress of assigned duties.
Start and End Dates
The volunteer will start in May 2018 or September 2018.
ACB Water Quality Internship Description
ACB Water Quality Internship Application
Water Quality Monitoring Initiative Director
(804) 793 8785