Employment at the Conservancy

The conservancy staff is a small, committed team of parks advocates dedicated to the mission of preserving and activating the Emerald Necklace. Prospective employees can look forward to being part of a group that values communication, coordination and collaboration as it tackles the challenges of caring for more than 1,100 acres of public land. In addition, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy offers a range of internships for college credit, work/study and co-op programs.


Posted: May 10, 2017
Job Opening for Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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Posted: March 3, 2017
The Conservancy is seeking a Director of Development
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Project Assistant Intern
Project assistants will work closely with project managers and other staff to coordinate volunteers and programs designed to preserve, maintain and protect the historic Emerald Necklace. Strong self-motivation and a diligent work ethic are musts. Interns will develop a strong skillset of non-profit management and operations techniques through collaboration with the conservancy staff. Interns are expected to provide support for existing programs, as well as to develop and lead new volunteer initiatives.
To apply for Project Assistant Internship: Please send a cover letter and resumé to Ellen Arnstein, Volunteer Coordinator at earnstein@emeraldnecklace.org

Communications and PR Intern
Communications and PR Interns will work closely with the development and PR staff to promote the conservancy’s mission to media outlets and the public. Interns will develop a strong media and public relations skillset through work with various public and private partners of the conservancy. Interns are expected to provide support for existing initiatives, as well as to keep a discerning eye toward noteworthy events and happenings within the park.
To apply for Communications and PR Internship: Please send a cover letter and resumé to Jeanine Knox, Director of External Relations at jeanine@emeraldnecklace.org

Shattuck Visitor Center

125 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

Open year-round Monday-Friday:
9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday (May-October only):
11:00am – 4:00pm