Reporting to the Communications Director, Policy and working closely with the Vice President of Boreal Conservation, the Boreal Communications Manager will be responsible for creating and executing a comprehensive communications strategy to support the implementation of the Audubon Boreal Conservation program in alignment with the Audubon Americas Program’s broader communication plan and in close partnership with Audubon’s International, conservation, policy and communications teams. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the non-profit sector and with developing integrated communications strategies. In addition, knowledge of and experience working with indigenous communities and governments in the United States and Canada or internationally is a plus.
This position has the opportunity to be fully remote for the right candidate.
The Boreal Conservation Specialist will be a key member of the national science team and will primarily work with the International Alliances Program (IAP) Boreal Conservation Initiative. The Boreal Conservation Initiative’s goals are to increase awareness of and support for boreal conservation, develop science that highlights the conservation values and priorities for the boreal forest region, and collaborate with Indigenous governments and communities to advance their conservation and stewardship goals across the boreal forest.
The boreal forest—North America’s bird nursery—is one of the largest intact forests left on Earth. Stretching from Alaska to Labrador, it provides nesting grounds and migratory stopovers for nearly half of the common bird species found in North America. Reporting to Audubon’s Senior Spatial Ecologist, with a dotted line to the Vice President of Boreal Conservation, and working closely with IAP’s Science Director, this position will help drive conservation outcomes for the boreal forest and the birds that depend on it by synthesizing, generating or facilitating development of information to support Indigenous protected area proposals. The candidate will also help identify opportunities to connect the work and findings in the boreal with Audubon’s annual lifecycle work across the Americas. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for communications with internal and external partners, research related to the global significance of the boreal forest, and coordination of science and monitoring projects with Indigenous groups.
The Center and Farm Assistant will provide customer service to visitors and maintain the Discovery Center or Farm lobby for the public. In addition, this position will promote Aullwood's mission to increase the understanding of the planet's needs for preservation to children and adults through education, research, and conservation.
This 14-hour part-time position that covers the farm and center includes weekday and weekend shifts.
Audubon is hiring a Coastal Resilience Associate to identify opportunities and lead efforts to restore, enhance, and manage priority coastal habitats for the benefit of salt marsh dependent bird species and to increase coastal resilience. The position is part of Audubon’s Conservation Department. The position will be based at Southbury, CT.
The conservation intern will contribute to conservation and outreach work around the Grange Insurance Audubon center. In particular, the intern will work on the “gardening for birds” project, helping to plant and maintain a hummingbird garden as well as other native gardens around the center and interpreting for the public. The applicant must be highly motivated in engaging the public. The applicant will also be a ‘roving naturalist’, assisting with turtle care, assisting with weekly programming for young children and adults on a variety of nature topics, and working with volunteers with conservation events including river clean ups and invasive species removal. Applicant will be provided with training in: plant and bird identification, educational program development, gardening skills and tool use, leading educational programs, and professional development such as cover letter or CV mentorship. Applicant will work closely with center conservation manager and learn about various conservation programs.
The Conservation Manager, Minnesota will be an integral member of the Audubon Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River (AM/UMR) team. They will be responsible for developing partnerships, engaging the network, and implementing conservation projects that realize Audubon’s ambitious goals for the region with an emphasis on program delivery across the state of Minnesota. Working closely with public agencies, tribes, NGO partners, Audubon’s network of chapters and volunteers, the Conservation Manager will restore habitat for birds and people, while supporting Audubon’s policy and engagement teams in shaping a diverse constituency that defends and creates meaningful public policy across the state of Minnesota.
The Conservation Manager will manage and further develop ongoing conservation projects in Audubon’s key geographies. This role will also strengthen relationships and secure funding to expand Audubon’s on-the-ground conservation work in priority regions of Minnesota and beyond, with a focus on Important Bird Areas and habitats that support focal species while building climate resiliency in the region. Working with the AM/UMR policy and engagement teams, they will build support that helps realize Audubon’s Climate, Bird-Friendly Communities, Coasts, Water and Working Lands conservation goals and policy goals. The Conservation Manager will grow and diversify Audubon’s conservation partnerships, community science participation, stewardship engagement and advocacy efforts.
This role will supervise Minnesota-based conservation team members and report to the Director of Conservation, Audubon Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Fundraising, the Coordinator, Digital Fundraising will assist in the implementation of a strategic digital engagement and fundraising plan to most effectively acquire, convert, and retain constituents. Responsibilities will include production of digital campaigns and products across multiple channels designed to engage many constituencies in Audubon’s work to protect birds and the habitat in which they live.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
The Director of Conservation will lead the development of landscape scale conservation goals aligned with Audubon’s five priority conservation strategies in Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri for the benefit of birds and the places they need to thrive. Their portfolio includes leading the science inspired conservation objectives of Audubon’s Upper Mississippi River initiative, which spans Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. They will work closely with Audubon Great Lakes, the Audubon Center at Riverlands, the National Audubon Conservation Team and leadership in the Upper Mississippi Flyway. The Director of Conservation will collaborate with natural resource agencies (federal, state, county, and municipal), private conservation organizations, tribes and Audubon chapters in order to create long lasting conservation programs that deliver results for bird populations while improving climate resiliency. The Director of Conservation will work closely with national, flyway, and state fundraising, science, engagement, and policy teams to build sustainable income streams, conservation science strategies, and policy and engagement strategies to further Audubon’s conservation goals in the region. Additionally, the Director of Conservation will be a key player in AM/UMR’s Mississippi River Initiative which aims to improve water quality, hydrological management, and community health that also supports the birds of the Mississippi Flyway.
Reporting to the Vice President and Executive Director for Audubon Minnesota and the Upper Mississippi River, the Director of Conservation will manage the conservation and science staff throughout the region, including tracking conservation activity and defining measures of results. They will develop funding proposals to foundations, corporations, agencies, and people. This role will also be responsible for identifying funding opportunities and managing the funding relationships with natural resource agencies at multiple levels of governance along with some funder and donor relationships as assigned.
Audubon Florida has been a leader in the conservation of birds and their habitats for more than 121 years and the Director, Bird Conservation helps drive the organization in much of this work. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Bird Conservation is responsible for overseeing Audubon Florida’s coastal and Jay Watch programs, and consulting on bird conservation issues that emerge within the policy, sanctuary and network teams. Specifically, they will lead a robust coastal bird and habitat management program with more than 20 staff during nesting season who work as field biologists, volunteer coordinators, researchers and more. The Jay Watch program helps to monitor and map territories of Threatened Florida Scrub Jays, to inform prescribed fire application and other habitat management. The Director, Bird Conservation is also responsible for maintaining the Audubon Florida inventory of IBAs and associated data.
**To be considered for this position, candidates must be open to living on West Coast of Florida.
Audubon, the editorially independent publication of the National Audubon Society, uses explanatory and advocacy journalism, as well as stunning original photography, to inform its readers about the natural world, inspire them to care passionately about that world, and motivate them to take action on its behalf. Audubon’s editorial intern contributes meaningfully to that effort via both the print publication and website.
Ideal candidates will have strong writing and communication skills as well as an interest in covering topics ranging from science and conservation news to climate change and environmental justice. A basic level of comfort with science is a must, but the heart of this seasonal internship is reporting, pitching, researching, and writing. Strong candidates will have experience with those journalistic practices. At the end of the experience, the intern should walk away with solid clips as well as an in-depth understanding of what it's like to work as an editor at a major publication.
The paid internship is up to 35 hours per week and lasts approximately 14-16 weeks, running from Labor Day through the end of December (start and end dates are flexible). This is a remote-work position.
To apply, please upload a one-page cover letter, one-page resume, and links to three to five writing clips. Links can be included on the one-page cover letter. Please upload PDFs.
This Farm Assistant will report to the Farmer and will support the Aullwood Farm in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities including animal care, grounds and facilities care, and farm crop production. Weekend and evening hours required.
The Greenwich Audubon Center has been connecting people with nature since 1942. Creating life-changing experiences that enable community members and their families to appreciate, understand and protect the natural world is at the very core of our mission. The Greenwich Audubon Center is a nature center and wildlife sanctuary owned and operated by the National Audubon Society. The nature center is located in the southwest corner of Connecticut, in the town of Greenwich. The Greenwich Audubon Center has over 15 miles of scenic hiking trails, and includes 650 acres of mixed forest, meadows, wetlands, ponds, and streams. The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of the Earth's biological diversity and humanity. The Greenwich Audubon Center strives to meet this mission through education, conservation and environmental research to encourage the responsible usage and stewardship of natural lands. The Greenwich Audubon Center offers educational programs for all ages, a seasonal newsletter, nature programs, annual Hawk Watch, live animal exhibits, a children's learning center, a nature store, and a bird viewing area. Public access to the Greenwich Audubon buildings, facilities and programs have been altered, reduced or prohibited due to the ongoing public health crisis.Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Hawk Watch Intern will play an integral part in the Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch program located on the grounds of the Greenwich Audubon Center in Greenwich, CT. Quaker Ridge is one of the premier hawk watch sites in the Northeast, with an average of over 14,000 hawks recorded each season and 50 years of data on hawk migration. Cost-free, on-site, and furnished apartment is available. The value of rent will be imputed for employee tax purposes. Residence contains private bedrooms and a shared kitchen, bath, and living room.
Applications are encouraged from candidates without formal experience in conservation.
The National Audubon Society is seeking a full-time, highly-motivated and hands-on Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) with a solid foundation in all functional aspects of Human Resources. Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, the position can be located in Audubon’s New York, California or Washington, DC office. The HRBP will provide critical HR support to leadership and employees throughout a dedicated portfolio of State offices, as well department heads in NY and DC. Acting as a trusted partner, the HRBP will engage closely with employees on matters related to workforce planning, training, development, and day to day work/life balance issues.
The Paul J. Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary is a 26,000-acre refuge owned by the National Audubon Society in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. Established in 1924, it’s Audubon’s oldest and largest sanctuary. The property includes not only marshland and ponds but beach and bay-shore. The Rainey sanctuary provides habitat for over 200 species of birds including endangered piping plovers and more recently, whooping cranes. Cougars, coyotes, bobcats, otters, muskrat, and nutria also call Rainey home.
The Land and Facilities Coordinator will support the Sanctuary Manager with the daily operations at Rainey Sanctuary. This includes land and habitat overseeing and improvements, maintenance of structures and equipment, monitoring of boat traffic and waterways, and more.
This is a part-time position and will require transportation, of seven miles, by boat to the Sanctuary where work will be performed, and overnight stays of two nights per week at the Sanctuary.
Audubon’s will work with one legal or policy intern, who will support our policy team’s coastal policy and natural infrastructure work. We are looking for an individual interested in environmental conservation law and policy, climate resilience, coastal management, and/or marine conservation law and policy. The intern will provide legal and/or policy research and analysis to advance our policy program’s goals, which include informing legislative and administrative actions related to natural infrastructure, coastal management, disaster recovery, fisheries management, endangered species, environmental review, among other topics.
This intern will contribute to the goals of the coastal program in a variety of ways, with many opportunities to dive deeper into projects based on interest and needs. This full-time paid internship will take place during the summer semester (dates are flexible and can follow University schedules/student needs).
National Audubon Society will work with one legal extern, for academic credit, who will support our policy team’s work on advancing climate resilient communities and habitats for birds and other wildlife. We are looking for an individual interested in environmental conservation law and policy, climate resilience, coastal management, and/or marine conservation law and policy. The intern will provide legal and policy research and analysis to advance our policy program’s goals, which include informing legislative and administrative actions related to nature-based solutions, coastal management, disaster recovery, fisheries management, endangered species, environmental review, among other topics.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Direct Response, the Manager, Direct Response Data and Analytics will be responsible for the direct response marketing database (EveryAction) and provide support for the analysis of program performance. The Manager will work closely with program area managers for low dollar, mid-level, and digital. The primary responsibility of this role is to be the database business analyst for direct response. This will also include understanding the data integration with Salesforce and partnering with the IT data team and Development Services in maintaining the quality of Audubon’s donor data across all platforms. This position will support the department’s use of the EveryAction marketing database for direct mail, telemarketing and digital. This role will also support the Senior Director, Direct Response, and Vice President in fund-raising analysis, and engage extensively with external strategy consultants.
New York or DC are preferred locations, however we will consider applicants from across the US. You must submit a cover letter with your application.
The Manager, Public Programs will be the primary connection between Aullwood Audubon and its constituents, members, visitors, customers, learners, and teachers. It will also play a lead role in planning, developing, managing and executing the education programs, exhibits, and social media outreach that drive attendance and expand the reach of Aullwood in the greater Miami Valley region, the State of Ohio, and beyond. The primary goals of this position will be to diversify and grow Aullwood’s audience and community science initiatives.
This position will be part of the COO’s Delivery Office and will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Audubon DC and support the NYHQ office. In addition, this role will provide project management support for projects across Audubon.
This position will report to the Senior Director, Delivery at Audubon. This position will be located at our Washington DC office with at least 80% on-site.
The Policy Director will lead and define policy efforts and overall governmental affairs functions to advance Audubon’s mission and bird conservation goals in Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri. Reporting to the Vice President and Executive Director of Audubon Minnesota and the Upper Mississippi River (AM/UMR), they will serve as a part of AM/UMR’s senior leadership team and work closely with regional and national staff to design strategic policy agendas, initiatives, and campaigns.
The Policy Director will lead the development and implementation of a regional policy agenda that advances Audubon’s priorities at the state, regional and federal levels. In the region, early priorities will focus on advancing Audubon’s agenda related to the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes, and climate solutions. The Policy Director is responsible for shaping and executing a policy agenda and implementation plan including engaging chapters, bolstering Audubon’s grassroots network, and building key partnerships and coalitions. This includes proactively communicating issues and positions and supporting fundraising efforts for successful policy campaigns and conservation outcomes. Additionally, they will be a key player in AM/UMR’s Mississippi River Initiative which aims to improve water quality, hydrological management, and community health that also supports the birds of the Mississippi Flyway.
The ideal candidate is a skilled, experienced manager and strategic thinker with a working background knowledge of the policy and political landscape of the Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri Region. Experience working on water, agriculture, and/or climate issues will be critical for success in this position.
A regional office of the National Audubon Society, Audubon Delta combines the work and the talented staff from Audubon Arkansas, Audubon Louisiana and Audubon Mississippi to protect birds and the places they need and to build a strong, strategic presence across the region.
Specifically, Audubon Delta (formerly Audubon Arkansas) has significantly contributed to successful state legislative efforts providing access to clean energy across the state through the passage of the Solar Access Act. Audubon Arkansas led the formation of a diverse coalition of partners to achieve this passage and the implementing work necessary with the Public Service Commission, state legislature, and interested parties. Audubon has also been a consistent advocate within the state for birds and people through policy objectives and advocacy.
An active pursuit of equity, diversity, and inclusion is a moral and strategic imperative for Audubon. We are committed to becoming a workplace in which every employee feels valued, seen, and heard, and in which everyone has the opportunity to grow, thrive, and live their values. We know that a more diverse Audubon allows us to be more equitable and inclusive in how and where we work.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Policy for Audubon Delta, the Policy Manager will be responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive strategy to advance a bipartisan policy agenda at the local, state, and/or federal levels in Arkansas with a particular near-term focus on promoting climate mitigation, clean energy, and resiliency policy opportunities. This role will collaborate with Audubon Delta staff and national conservation strategy, policy, and Flyway leadership.
The Policy Manager will be a critical leader and will help drive the regional office's vision to implement transformative policy solutions and mobilize an effective conservation network of 14,000 plus members across Arkansas, and over 41,000 regionally. Audubon Southeast is committed to turning pragmatic policy ideas into fundamental protections for birds and the places they need.
The Policy Manager will build and maintain bipartisan working relationships with external partners and stakeholders, including the Governor's office, state and federal legislative offices, relevant local officials, and state and/or federal agencies, and appropriate NGOs to remain informed of the policy and legislative developments related to Audubon's agenda. They will help advance opportunities to leverage Audubon's best assets – an engaged and growing grassroots membership, a desire to build broad coalitions, and an organization-wide commitment to pragmatic science-based solutions – in pursuit of sustainable policy accomplishments in Arkansas and with the state's federal delegation.
This position is based within the state.
Reporting to the Vice President for Coastal Conservation, the Policy Manager is a key member of the National Policy team in Washington, DC, and is responsible for developing and implementing policy strategies focused on coastal conservation and restoration with a focus on nature-based approaches for addressing environmental and climate challenges in the Mississippi River Delta and Lower Mississippi River.
The Policy Manager is responsible for guiding efforts to advance Audubon's bi-partisan conservation, coastal resilience, and natural infrastructure agenda focused on the Mississippi River Delta, Lower Mississippi River, and Atlantic Flyway in the US Congress, and with federal and state agencies. This role develops policy and advocacy strategy to achieve policy wins, serves as a resource to decision-makers and a leader on conservation and restoration issues within the region. Responsibilities include developing legislative and advocacy campaigns strategies; direct lobbying; participating in inter-departmental campaigns teams; representing Audubon’s interests in national issue-based coalitions; working with and monitoring congressional committees; drafting reports, comment letters, fact sheets and testimony, and generally assisting the advocacy work of the Audubon Policy team.
**Please provide cover letter with your application in order to be considered for this opportunity.
**The preferred location for this position will be DC metro based or in New Orleans state office.
Reporting to the Vice President for Coastal Conservation, the Policy Manager, Marine Conservation is a key member of the National Policy team in Washington, DC, and is responsible for developing and implementing policy strategies focused on marine conservation and fisheries management.
The Policy Manager is responsible for guiding efforts to advance Audubon's bi-partisan conservation agenda around marine conservation in the US Congress, federal agencies and regional marine fisheries councils. This role will closely collaborate with Audubon’s marine conservation team to develop policy and advocacy strategies to achieve policy wins, serve as a resource to decision-makers and a leader on marine conservation issues within the conservation and sustainable fisheries communities. Responsibilities include developing legislative and advocacy campaigns strategies; direct lobbying; participating in inter-departmental campaigns teams; representing Audubon’s interests in national issue-based coalitions; working with and monitoring congressional committees; drafting reports, comment letters, fact sheets and testimony, and generally co-shaping and implementing the advocacy work of the Audubon Policy team.
**Please provide cover letter with your application in order to be considered for this opportunity.
As a key member of the Audubon Americas (AA) team, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing essential backstopping to the management and implementation of AA’s projects across several countries. They will support the day-to-day operational and technical aspects within the program including: managing and executing conservation activities; helping complete studies, analyses, plans and other written project deliverables; providing technical input and quality control for products and activities carried out by partners; coordinating logistical aspects for workshops and field work; providing content and helping write reports and proposals for donors, as well as for presentations and internal and external communications. The Program Coordinator will help guarantee efficient and smooth communications and implementation of our work by coordinating and communicating closely with other team members and in-country partners, Audubon staff, consultants and others to help deliver results and products in an efficient and cost-effective manner. This individual will play an important role in advancing the work, reporting on results, and supporting the development of new projects.
**Please provide cover letter with your application in order to be considered for this opportunity.
** This position can be based in Washington, D.C. or remotely in countries of Panama, Chile or Colombia (with appropriate citizenship).
The Program Manager provides high-quality program development and delivery to advance equity and inclusion across the Audubon network, including project and partnerships management, training and organization culture initiatives, overseeing Audubon affinity groups and cultural heritage programs, and managing calendars, travel, expenses, and other tasks for the Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CEDIO). The Program Manager must possess excellent judgment, prioritization and organizational skills and have the ability to drive tasks/projects to completion under limited supervision and as part of a team.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with their resume. This position can be remote across the US, or located in our New York or DC offices.
This position’s main responsibilities will be to coordinate speaker events, greet, lead and engage guests with existing public programs and provide program evaluations and milestone evaluations. Additional opportunity to assist with premier online speaker events with state wide National Audubon Chapter representatives. The overall goal of this position is to take the data from registration and evaluations to identify who is not participating, what the barriers are to participating and identify milestones to create an on-going process for Grange Insurance Audubon Center and Columbus Audubon Society to have a solid foundation on engaging racially diverse audiences.
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is located in Maitland, Florida. We are an office of the National Audubon Society dedicated to promoting a stewardship ethic towards Florida’s birds of prey and their habitats through medical rehabilitation, interactive education and practical research. Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is offering an internship opportunity designed to provide an individual, who has a demonstrated interest in wildlife rehabilitation and clinical care, the ability to learn the operations of the Raptor Trauma Clinic and rehabilitation programs. In addition, this individual will learn the aspects of animal husbandry as it relates to raptors in a captive setting, raptor conservation and Center operations.
The intern will be supervised at all times by the Raptor Conservation Specialist and the Raptor Specialist at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. The internship is being offered for 3 full days a week for four months totaling 370+ hours.
Our 2021 fall internship is a paid internship opportunity expected to begin on September 1, 2021 and end December 31 2021. No housing is provided.
Reporting to the Regional Director of Operations, the Sanctuary Manager oversees all aspects of the sanctuary operations. They will work to protect, enhance and restore habitat for birds and other wildlife as well as managing fishery and wildlife resources as part of the Greater Rainey Marsh Complex. This position will work closely with our science and conservation teams to identify and implement research and conservation projects at the site. They will also work in the local community to establish relationships with key stakeholders at the state and regional government, businesses, and community groups that are partners and or supporters of Rainey Sanctuary. They will coordinate and collaborate with other staff to respond to conservation issues of local and regional concern. They are responsible for the care and maintenance of our physical facilities and equipment located at the Sanctuary.
This is a full-time position and will require travel by boat for 7 miles to the Sanctuary, where work will be performed. Overnight stays of four nights per week at the Sanctuary are required.
Interested in environmental education, wilderness skills and working with children? Looking to build your resume, receive volunteer credit for school and broaden your knowledge of the natural word? Join the Audubon Vermont team this summer as a PAID counselor-in-training! Through a grant we received, we will be able to pay our CITs $12/hour for their hard work!
Counselors-in-training (CITs) work alongside our camp counselors—experienced naturalists and educators—to deliver a high-quality, hands-on environmental education and activities for campers ages 3-11. The program is structured to give CITs the opportunity to explore their interests in outdoor education and conservation, while also building the skills and experience to launch them towards their next education or career opportunities. We hope our CITs will become the next generation of Audubon camp counselors, naturalist educators and conservation biologists!
Who can apply?
CIT positions are open to high school students 14 to 18 years old (students entering 9th grade who may not yet be 14 are welcome to apply). An ideal candidate for this position is available Monday-Friday at least 4 weeks of the summer (June 21-August 13). We will have weekly trainings on Wednesday morning from 8-9 to deepen the scope of their learning on a range of topics throughout the summer!
Is the CIT position right for you?
We are looking for people with interests in:
- Outdoor/environmental education
- Wildlife and habitat conservation
- Nature awareness, animal tracking, and wilderness living skills
- Nature-based crafts, art, and tool-making
- Teaching and mentoring younger kids
- Building teamwork and leadership skills
Past experience attending Audubon camp or another outdoor camp is helpful, but not required.
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center is a 1,200-acre wildlife refuge, located in south San Antonio, TX. The property is owned by the local water utility, San Antonio Water System (SAWS), and managed by the National Audubon Society. The historic Leeper House serves as its visitor center, with a small education pavilion on property. The site includes 7.5 miles of both walking and/or driving trails.
The center and the surrounding grounds are open year-round and attracts visitors from all over the world. Being a part of the Audubon team means making a difference for conservation. The Site Host position is a part-time, seasonal position assisting with essential end of day and after hours’ functions related to guest safety and facility support and security. Site Hosts support Mitchell Lake Audubon Center by ensuring all visitors have left the property at the close of business hours, and securing the gates and parking lot.
Site Hosts can expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per scheduled week.
Site Host positions are filled by RV campers and are required to live on-site in their personal RV on one of Audubon’s two RV pads. RV sites are equipped with water, sewer, and electricity hook-ups. Site Hosts share closing responsibilities with staff as needed.
The Audubon Coasts Program in NY is seeking two seasonal biological technicians to assist in pre-restoration vegetation and salt marsh nesting bird surveys at Mastic Beach on the south shore of Long Island, NY. Working under the Coastal Resilience Associate, Salt Marsh Technicians will assist in bird surveys and vegetation monitoring in and around the 147-acre Mastic Beach area. Technicians will also assist in associated data entry and quality assurance, as well as data analysis. These positions start April 26th until July 31st (dates may vary due to unforeseen circumstances) with some weekend and holiday work being required. Housing is not provided. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled.
Under the guidance of the Facilities Manager, the Senior Facilities Assistant is responsible for helping maintain and taking pride and ownership of the Blair Audubon Center and the surrounding Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary grounds and buildings. The primary emphasis is maintenance and cleaning of the buildings on campus. This position will be assisting with maintenance tasks around campus, on the Boardwalk, and in the field. Maintenance and servicing include but not limited to keeping these buildings in good running condition, plumbing repair, carpentry work, mechanical repairs on equipment, using high ladders to change light bulbs, paint touch-up, A/C filter change, lubricating/fastening hardware, and moving materials and equipment around campus.
Days are intended to be Sunday through Thursday or any variation that covers custodial duties when the Facilities Assistant is off.
This position will support Aullwood Farm in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities including animal care, grounds and facilities care, picking up and stacking hay, and serving as back-up at the farm front desk.
Audubon is hiring a Senior Associate, Coastal Resilience (NY) to identify opportunities and lead efforts to restore, enhance, and manage priority coastal habitats and to increase coastal resilience for the benefit of salt marsh dependent bird species. This position is part of Audubon’s Conservation Department and will be based at the Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Oyster Bay, NY.
The Senior Director, Communications is responsible for leading both external and internal communications for the National Audubon Society. They will be responsible for organizational messaging, media relations, crisis communications, executive visibility and communications, and internal communications to the Audubon network, including its various boards, states, centers, and chapters.
As a strategic thought leader at Audubon, the Senior Director, Communications will partner with the Conservation and Field teams to lead the development and delivery of a comprehensive communications and messaging plan and associated strategies that advance Audubon’s priority conservation initiatives.
This person will report to the Interim Chief Communications and Network Officer and will help supervise and lead a growing communications team.
Please submit a cover letter in order to be considered for this position.
The Senior Director, Major Giving and Campaigns is an important member of Audubon’s National Development Leadership team, collaborates closely with Audubon California’s Senior leadership team, and represents Audubon’s fundraising interests as the senior fundraiser based on the West Coast.
This newly created positioned will be responsible for charting a path of ambitious growth in major and principal gifts to support Audubon California’s vision for conservation throughout the state as well as the national organization’s conservation priorities as defined in Audubon’s next strategic plan—currently in the development phase. They will also provide fundraising leadership for Audubon in the west, supporting locally and regionally based colleagues in their own fundraising work to help maximize Audubon’s philanthropic potential across the Pacific Flyway.
The right candidate will have lived experience working with people and communities of color—and demonstrated competence in doing so.
The Senior Director will manage a portfolio of major and principal gift donors and prospects, they’ll supervise frontline fundraisers, they’ll partner closely with Audubon California’s Executive Director on Board Development, and they’ll have the opportunity to lead a new, multi-year fundraising initiative.
This role will also work closely with Board Members—from both Audubon California and the National Audubon Society—to engage them the identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of major and principal gifts. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, have demonstrated experience closing six- and seven-figure gifts, and must have a high EQ for managing up, down, and laterally.
This position reports to the Vice President for Development, Coastal Flyways and National Events and Engagement Programs.
Audubon has retained Advancement Inciteto assist with recruitment for this position. Candidates must provide a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to:
Mary Gene Clavin, Advancement Incite
The purpose of the Youth Conservation Corps Crew Member will be to work alongside other crew members to restore habitat and create and maintain trails at the Randall Davey Audubon Center and Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s properties. Crew members will also assist YCC Crew Leads with the planning and implementation of the Northern New Mexico Master Naturalist program.
The position is temporary and paid at a rate of $12.00 per hour, scheduled for approximately 20 hours per week. The crew members will be supervised directly by two YCC Crew Leads, as well as staff from the Randall Davey Audubon Center and the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. Projected start date is July 1, 2021 and projected end date is September 24, 2021 (both start and end are flexible). The crew will determine their schedule, usually during working hours between Monday-Friday.