Jobs, Internships & Fellowships


Development Director

Gowanus Canal Conservancy is seeking a Development Director who can manage and sustain existing fundraising, while strategically planning for sustainable growth. The ideal candidate has experience with institutional fundraising in NYC and an interest in urban environmental issues and/or the Gowanus neighborhood. The ideal candidate will be excited to collaborate with the ED, Board, and staff to align fundraising with the advocacy and programming of a growing organization. See the full position description.

AmeriCorps Civic Corps Member 

Gowanus Canal Conservancy (GCC) is currently hiring 2 positions for NYC Civic Corps – Volunteer Coordinator.

NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program launched in 2009 by NYC Service, recruits and places AmeriCorps members to serve full-time from September 1, 2020 to July 9, 2021 at select nonprofit organizations. NYC Civic Corps members build, develop, and grow stronger volunteer programs by recruiting, managing, and engaging volunteers. More about the Civic Corps program here.

The full position description is located here. NYC Service is accepting applications on a rolling basis, and you can indicate your interest in GCC through the application located here. For questions, please email