Thank you for your interest in working with Island Institute!

We are committed to helping our islands and coast meet the challenges ahead and working with these communities to build resilience along the Maine coast. This work wouldn’t be possible without a talented staff that brings a wide range of experience, skills, and passion to everything we do. If you are interested in working with us, please see our open positions below and continue to check this site or the Maine Association of Nonprofits Job Board for new opportunities as they become available.

Please refer to each job description for application guidelines, and contact Susan Haversat at with any additional questions.


Administrative Assistant/Scheduler

Reporting directly to the Special Assistant to the President, the Scheduler provides administrative support to the president’s office and serves as the scheduling liaison by ensuring a smooth flow of communication within and outside of the Island Institute; at the direction of the Special Assistant, implementing administrative support systems that enable the president to spend as much time as possible in the field cultivating funding sources, enhancing community relations and providing leadership to the organization. The Scheduler also provides administrative support for any routine administrative, scheduling, logistical, and operational functions as requested.

Only online applications are accepted.  View the full program description and apply here.

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