The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) is a 501(c)(3) organization devoted to preserving the natural and historic resources of the New Jersey Pinelands, a mission we have been pursuing for 30 years. Our headquarters are located in Southampton, NJ. In addition to the usual functions of a nonprofit organization, the Alliance has two initiatives. Pinelands Adventures provides canoe/kayak rentals and guided tour programs aimed at fostering public understanding and devotion to the Pinelands. Rancocas Creek Farm a sustainable organic farm connected to our mission to protect the Pinelands.
Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Pinelands Adventures and Rancocas Creek Farm are dedicated to furthering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in their staff and their work. We want everyone to enjoy the benefits the Pinelands provides through low-impact nature recreation, clean air and water, and its unique scenic beauty.
Pinelands Preservation Alliance – Director of Conservation Science
Posted November 2020
The Director of Conservation Science will conduct research and make presentations to public agencies on science, policy and development issues; work with other scientists, environmental groups and agencies; help plan and carry out restoration projects; conduct scientific tests and surveys; and help educate the public about the unique values of the Pine Barrens ecosystem by leading field programs, giving talks and representing PPA at meetings and conferences. The Director of Conservation Science will also take a leading role at PPA’s Rancocas Creek Farm, in planning for sustainable land management, the stewardship of grassland and other habitats, and scientific monitoring of soil health.
Pinelands Preservation Alliance – Bookkeeper
Updated October 2020
The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA), headquartered in Southampton, NJ, seeks a bookkeeper. The bookkeeper will perform accounting duties, including accounts payable and receivable, tracking of donated and earned income, tracking expenditures of grant funds, as well as assist in preparing and tracking budgets, and general administrative duties. The bookkeeper will report to the Director of Operations, who reports to the Executive Director. PPA uses Quickbooks for Nonprofits.
Pinelands Adventures – Assistant Manager
Updated October 2020
Pinelands Adventures is the premier canoe and kayak livery service in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. As part of the nonprofit Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA), we’re dedicated to sharing and protecting the Pine Barrens. Assist in all aspects of Pinelands Adventures operations, including driving buses, loading, and unloading boats, assisting customers, answering inquiries, booking reservations and processing transactions. Benefits include access to a health insurance plan, life and disability insurance, access to a retirement savings plan, and generous vacation and holidays.
Providing the best possible experience for our guests is our top priority, making excellence in customer service our most important job. However, this position requires much more. As assistant manager, you’ll be engaged in all aspects of the operation including customer communications, logistics, driving trips, equipment repair, property maintenance, river work and rescues. This position provides many opportunities for professional growth and learning.
Candidates must be friendly and customer service oriented with a positive attitude and adventurous spirit. Respect for, and appreciation of, New Jersey’s Pinelands is required.