Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition to Host Green Opportunity and Job Fair for Baltimore Youth and Cultural Awareness Workshop for Employers

WHAT:  Two-part event designed to engage Baltimore students and young adults interested in conservation careers and to support cultural competency in conservation organizations interested in diversifying the people that work with and for them.

Part I – Conservation Organization Workshop

Representatives of conservation organizations will discuss and learn from each other effective practices that break down cultural barriers in listening and participation, and identify the entry points and needs of conservation job seekers in Baltimore. Participating organizations will also identify new opportunities for collaboration.

Part II – Green Opportunity and Job Fair

Featuring speakers on conservation careers and activism, and informational tables focused on currently available jobs and job training opportunities, volunteer opportunities, and internships. One-on-one conservation career counseling and job skills coaching will also be available.


WHO:  Organizations registered to participate in the event include:

American Landscape Institute

Baltimore Center for Green Careers

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Baltimore City Forest Board

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Bike Program

Blue Water Baltimore

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Chesapeake Center for Youth Development

Chesapeake Conservancy

Civic Works’ Baltimore Center for Green Careers

Details Deconstruction

EPA Chesapeake Bay Program

Living Classrooms Foundation

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland Natural Resources Police

Maryland Sierra Club

Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

National Aquarium in Baltimore

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Education

National Wildlife Refuge Association

Parks and People Foundation

Patterson Park Audubon Center

Student Conservation Association

The READY Program

US Fish and Wildlife Service

USDA Forest Service

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore



WHEN:  January 26, 2017

Conservation Organization Workshop 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Green Opportunity and Job Fair 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


WHERE: Coppin State University

Talon Center, 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216


Organization Registration:

Youth Participant Registration: