Clearwater offers a number of job opportunities. While passion for the Hudson River environment is a key requirement for working at Clearwater, we also strive for diversity and to hire individuals who have an outstanding track record. Employee selection is based on ability to perform required tasks and Equal Employment Opportunity Act provisions. Check back with us often, as we update our Job Opportunities page regularly.

Clearwater is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you are interested in volunteering with Clearwater, onboard the sloop or in another capacity please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.


Director of Development & Marketing

The Director of Development & Marketing, in conjunction with the Executive Director, coordinates and manages Clearwater’s resource raising activities including digital outreach, donor development, major-gifts and planned-giving campaigns, membership development/communications and associated activities, grant procurement and fundraising events. The Director of Development & Marketing is directly responsible for Clearwater’s online video, web and other content, the major gifts program, planned giving and grant development, as well as for developing corporate partnership and sponsorship relationships, and works to initiate and support with fundraising activities carried out by the Board of Directors, especially the Development Committee. Click here for the full description and how to apply.


Sailing Crew Positions

Clearwater accepts applications for all crew positions year round and will respond if we have an opening in the future. For detailed job descriptions of all crew positions Click here.

As a crew member, you will be working as part of a team of 10-18 people (some volunteers) delivering Clearwater’s education program to 4th-12th graders as well as occasional programs for adults. Applicants with prior teaching or sailing experience are preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills, an active interest in education and an ability to work and live in a close knit community.  All crew are required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Compensation includes room and board.

Applicants should send their resume with a cover letter specifying which positions they’re interested in to: crewapps@clearwater.org