President and Chief Executive (CEO)
Parks & People Foundation (Parks & People) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional to serve as its next President and Chief Executive (CEO). The volunteers and staff of Parks & People work to improve the environmental, physical and social health of Baltimore by creating a healthy environment and vibrant public recreation and parks system. The work happens through a unique collection of partnerships. Parks & People is creating real and sustainable change in Baltimore neighborhoods.

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Salary will be commensurate with experience and proportionate to the budget. Parks & People offers excellent benefits. Interested candidates should email a cover letter detailing your fit with the position’s requirements, a resume and salary requirements to: ParksandPeople@raffa.com. Please direct all inquiries to Raffa, which is conducting the search. Contact: Ginna Goodenow:ggoodenow@raffa.com.

Added: July 10, 2014

Read To Succeed 2014 Bus Monitors Needed
The Parks & People Foundation is currently recruiting energetic, highly motivated individuals to join the staff of Read to Succeed 2014 camp. Read to Succeed Camp (RTS) is a five-week summer reading intervention and enrichment camp for elementary school students in the Baltimore City Public School System. In addition to our paid staff positions, we also welcome volunteers.


Bus Monitor ($7.25 to $9 per hour)
DUTIES: Monitor children on bus to and from camp sites; must be highly responsible, accountable and able to pass a background check. Must be able to work from approximately 7:30am to 9:30am AND 3:30pm to 5:30pm weekdays through August 1, 2014.

Jobs are available immediately. Please call Mary Phillips at (410) 900-3728 or (410) 448-5663 ext. 132.

Updated: July 9, 2014

Fall 2014 Urban Resource Initiative (URI) Internships Available

URI is a partnership of the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the Parks & People Foundation, and area universities and institutions. Interns have a strong record of serving Baltimore, enhancing urban parks and natural resources, and achieving academic and professional success.

Click here to learn more about each internship and how to apply. For priority consideration, apply before July 15.

Added: June 17, 2014

Community Forestry Project Organizer
Parks & People Foundation seeks qualified applicants to serve as Community Forestry Project Organizer in the Great Parks, Clean Streams and Green Communities Division. This candidate will engage residents and stakeholders in targeted Baltimore neighborhoods in urban forestry projects to advance the City of Baltimore's goal to double the Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) by 2037.


To apply, send a resume and cover letter with salary request to jobs@parksandpeople.org.

Added: June 13, 2014

Baltimore Starlings Volleyball Head Coach
Parks & People is looking for an experienced coach to facilitate the overall management of the Starlings Volleyball team. This position will assist in providing young women with an outstanding youth development and athletic experience which will foster their positive growth.


Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to David Johnson at david.johnson@parksandpeople.org.

Added: June 2, 2014

BRANCHES Team Leader
BRANCHES is a youth workforce training, employment and educational experience for youth ages 14–21. BRANCHES is designed as a way to create a renewable and homegrown pool of urban natural resource specialists for Baltimore. We are partnering with Safe Streets in the Greater Mondawmin community. The youth participants must live in or near the sites where they work and take part in activities to make their communities more beautiful and environmentally healthy.They will also take part in enrichment activities including environmental education with Project BLUE (Baltimore Lessons in Urban Ecology) environmental arts projects and field trips.


Interested applicants should contact Nicole McDaniels, Green Career Program Coordinator, by email or by phone at (410) 448-5663 ext. 129.

Added: January 15, 2014

John Hopkins University Federal Work Study 

GIS/Database Analysts and Mapping Assistant





The GIS/Database Analysts and Mapping Assistant works with the Parks & People Foundation’s Great Parks, Clean Streams and Green Communities to develop and maintain GIS databases, prepare maps using existing data in various formats, and to create and organize related GIS documentation.