Position Details

Partnership Specialist

ID: NPSRTCA-003-006 Location: Philadelphia, PA Posted Date: 1/26/2024 Agency: NPS
Wage/Hr: $50.00 Hours/Week: 25     Minimum Age: 55

• This position supports the Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program of the National Park Service and may be performed remotely. • The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. • NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 27 weeks. • A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. • The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as “Enrollees” and are not employees of the NPS or NEW Solutions. NEW Solutions is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


With NPS Monitors and staff, design and implement a partner engagement and coordination strategy for the Conservation and Recreation Assistance Division programs.

  • Inventory and document current program partners at regional, state and federal levels. 30%
  • Evaluate current partners with agency and program strategic goals and define areas for future engagement. 20%
  • Identify partner engagement opportunities and recommend strategies for future coordination and collaboration. Assist program staff with new partner outreach. 30%
  • Organize partner information using Microsoft Office program (s) that enables program staff to routinely update and share data. 20%


Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in non-profit management, planning, public administration or community development. OR BA/BS Degree in Community Development, Planning, Non-Profit Management, Public Administration

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 programs
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
  • Sharepoint, OneDrive


  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.