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The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) is a 501(c)(3) organization devoted to preserving the natural and historic resources of the New Jersey Pinelands. In addition to this work, the Alliance has two initiatives. Pinelands Adventures, an outdoor recreation program 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.

We are dedicated to furthering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our staff and work (read our vision statement). We want everyone to know the Pinelands is theirs to enjoy through low-impact recreation and to help people of all means and backgrounds to experience this natural treasure. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

Job Opportunities

Director of Science and the Pinelands Research Institute
Date Posted: January 29, 2024

The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) seeks a Director of Science who will oversee the
planning and creation of a new Pinelands Research Institute to foster scientific research in and about the New Jersey Pine Barrens ecosystem and conservation program, and will provide scientific expertise to support PPA’s policy initiatives.

Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Ranococas Creek Farm Apprentice
Date Posted: December 2023

Rancocas Creek Farm (RCF) hires Farm Apprentices to help run RCF and to help train the next generation of farmers and food growers. This is an opportunity for
interested candidates to get real hands-on experience on a working farm. The workload will be diverse and will include just about everything that needs to be done on the farm. The apprenticeship runs from March 18th to November 26, 2024.

Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Seasonal Jobs

Pinelands Adventures is hiring Driver/Guide/Outdoor Adventurer positions for the 2024 paddling season. Pinelands Adventures is the premier canoe and kayak rental and livery service on the Batsto and Mullica Rivers. You will drive a 16-passenger bus with a canoe/kayak trailer to and from designated launch/landing sites, sharing your passion for the Pine Barrens along the way. You will unload/reload canoes, kayaks, gear, and guests for their trip down the river.

Learn more on their employment page here.

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