The Habitat Program Technician will assist with habitat restoration and management activities on Audubon's Spring Creek Prairie, including implementing the habitat management plan on diverse habitats associated with the tallgrass prairie. The Habitat Program Technician participates in habitat & Center operations, maintenance, and management. This 3-month part-time assignment is planned to start in early June and run through early September.
This position is on-site at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center--Denton, Nebraska.
$17.00-$19.00 / hour
The Habitat Program Technician will assist with habitat restoration and management activities on Audubon's Spring Creek Prairie, including implementing the habitat management plan on diverse habitats associated with the tallgrass prairie. The Habitat Program Technician participates in habitat & Center operations, maintenance, and management. This is a 5-month full-time assignment, planned to start in late June and run through mid-November.
This position is on-site at Audubon Denton, Nebraska – Spring Creek Prairie Center.
$17.00-$19.00 / hour
Audubon Florida seeks a Seasonal Rooftop Seabird Field Technician to support nesting season seabird conservation on rooftops throughout the Florida Panhandle. Rooftop nesting seabirds are primarily Least Terns but also including Black Skimmers, and Gull-billed Terns. The Rooftop Seabird Field Technician will work in a five county region of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, and Bay.
The Field Technician will help with rooftop colony conservation including fencing rooftops, finding and monitoring roof colonies, conducting emergency chick retrieval and assisting with volunteer coordination. This is a seasonal position, scheduled for 40 hours a week (including some holidays and weekends), April - August 2023 and will be based within the Panama City to Pensacola, Florida area.
$15.00 - $19.00 per hour based on experience
This position will work with the Education Director and Education Coordinator to develop and implement Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary Platte River Safari summer camp programs.
Platte River Safari is an experiential-based conservation day camp. The program aims to engage children out on the land and the water to discover the great diversity of life beyond their backyards. By using local field sites and an interdisciplinary, experiential-based curriculum that leads to conservation action, Safari Camp aims to create in the minds of our children a deeper appreciation for where we live.
This position is on-site at the Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Rd, Gibbon, Nebraska.
$18.00 / hour
The Senior Associate, Forest Program will help implement forest conservation efforts as part of the Healthy Forests Initiative – a critical component of Audubon’s Working Lands conservation strategy. Specifically, this position will help deliver outcomes associated with grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the US Forest Service, as well as other related programmatic work. They will support the development of forest habitat management prescriptions/plans and implementation, and conduct outreach and educational programs for forest owners and managers, both public and private. These efforts will promote sustainable forest management techniques that create and improve habitat required by priority forest bird species (Prairie Warbler, Golden-winged warbler, American Woodcock, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, and Wood Thrush).
The Senior Associate, Forest Program will also assist with training foresters on bird-friendly management practices, oversee the Bird-friendly Maple program in NY, conduct field assessments, develop habitat management recommendations for forest owners, and work with foresters and other land managers to implement forest management. A key contributor to forest work within the Atlantic Flyway, the Senior Forest Program Associate will work closely with forest program staff in CT, NY, and other Audubon state and regional programs. Additionally, this position will collaborate with partners, organizations, and agencies that share Audubon’s forest conservation objectives.
This position is funded for two years, with an opportunity for renewal pending additional funding. This position will work remotely (e.g. home office); although preference may be given to candidates located in or near northern or southwestern New York, as travel to project sites within these geographies will be necessary.
$50,000-$60,000 / year
Audubon Rockies, a regional office of the National Audubon Society, is seeking a Senior Coordinator of Land Management for the Gillmor Sanctuary located on the shore of Great Salt Lake. The Senior Coordinator, Land Management (will be referred as Senior Coordinator here after) will focus on the tasks and responsibilities associated with Sanctuary operations to include maintenance and adaptive management of a complicated wetland and upland ecosystem. They will serve as an ambassador for Gillmor Sanctuary helping raise awareness with government and elected officials and staff, adjacent land developers, key decision makers, and the general public through workshops, oral presentations, fieldtrips and written articles. The Senior Coordinator will help drive and implement science-based conservation and a field based observational adaptive management for the Gillmor Sanctuary and Great Salt Lake, and potentially for other saline ecosystems.
$50,000 / year
Audubon’s Seabird Institute (ASI) seeks a Senior Conservation Coordinator, to promote conservation of the Tufted Puffin along the coasts of Oregon, Washington, California and beyond. The Senior Coordinator will work closely with external and internal partners to facilitate impactful research, support on-the-ground management actions, execute communication and engagement campaigns, among other activities in support of Tufted Puffin population restoration. The successful candidate will report to ASI’s Director of Conservation Science and work remotely from a location in the Pacific Northwest.
$45,000-$52,000 / year
Reporting to the Manager, Public Programs, the Senior Education Coordinator will develop and implement environmental, public, and volunteer programming for Debs Park. The focus will be school programs including, outdoor field trips, classroom visits as well as coordinating and running our Audubon Youth Programs. The Senior Education Coordinator will plan community programs and events for families and adult participants, including community science projects, both at the Center and in local communities. The Senior Education Coordinator will serve as the primary point of contact for volunteers, lead volunteer recruitment and communication, as well as plan and lead volunteer workdays, trainings, and related activities. The Senior Education Coordinator will also create content for social media aimed at raising the profile of the Center and advertising it programs.
This position is in-person at The Audubon Center at Debs Park, Tuesday through Saturday 7:45-4:15, with some flexibility for remote work occasionally.
$62,400 / year
The Senior Education Coordinator will provide nature education to Phoenix youth as a lead naturalist guide and program coordinator at the Nina Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center. The core functions of this position include coordinating our school programs, including K-8th grade field trips and in-classroom presentations, service-learning opportunities, and community programs at the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center.
Additionally, the Education Coordinator will help recruit and manage our Center volunteers, seasonal interns, along with the Center and Audubon Education team.
$43,000 / year
The Senior Manager, Institutional Giving manages a portfolio of institutional prospects and donors capable of making five-, six-, and seven-figure investments in Audubon’s work and aspires to raise at least $1M annually. Reporting to the Director, Institutional Giving based in Chicago, Audubon is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager to manage a portfolio of donors primarily based in the Central and Upper Mississippi River region.
$100,000 - $125,000 / year based on experience and geographic location.
The Senior Producer, Visual Storytelling, reporting to the Senior Director of Social Media and Storytelling, will bring a goal-oriented approach to video production and storytelling at Audubon. They will lead social media visual storytelling initiatives from ideation to development to production and align projects with organizational goals and efforts. They will produce informative, engaging content that will inspire and engage Audubon's members, followers, and target audiences and motivate them to take action. Working closely with members from various departments, including editorial, marketing, fundraising, development, science, policy, and more, the senior producer will play a key role in the execution of the Audience Engagement team's comprehensive digital strategy for a national nonprofit conservation organization while also supporting efforts across Audubon's nationwide network of chapters and volunteers.
• Washington, DC Metro: $65,000 to $70,000/year
• NYC Metro: $70,000 to $75,000/year
Audubon’s Seabird Institute (ASI) seeks a Senior Manager, Operations, to build on its rich history and success, and expand its contributions to conservation in Maine and beyond. This is a high-profile position with opportunity to manage the operations of a program with an annual budget of ~$2M and full-time staff of eleven. The successful candidate will report to ASI’s Director of Conservation Science and be based in Bremen, Maine.
- $80,000 to $90,000/year
The Senior Program Manager leads Audubon’s work to increase and enhance shrub-steppe birds, habitat and climate resilience in the Columbia Plateau ecoregion, Washington. This position will work in close partnership with landowners, agencies, conservation organizations, and tribes to support strategic delivery and landowner access to state and federal landowner stewardship opportunities, technical support, and land conservation tools. The position will provide rangeland ecology expertise (avian ecology and shrub-steppe ecosystem preferred) to inform and collaborate with partners and landowners on implementation of best management practices, restoration and stewardship projects, and fire and climate resiliency practices for the benefit of birds and people. The Senior Program Manager reports to Audubon Washington’s Director of Bird Conservation and works closely with National Audubon Society staff in Washington and across the U.S. and Western Hemisphere.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about bird conservation and landowner stewardship, experienced working in partnership with individuals and organizations that bring different cultural perspectives to conservation, and will have demonstrated expertise in avian ecology, shrub-steppe or rangeland management, and private landowner restoration/stewardship project development and implementation.
$70,000-$80,000 / year
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. Training provided as needed.
Site Hosts can expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per scheduled week. This position is based on workcamper/park host positions at state and national parks across the country.
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.
Reporting to the Director of Climate Science, the Spatial Ecologist will be responsible for supporting Audubon’s science team with regional, national, and hemispheric bird conservation initiatives.
The Spatial Ecologist will conduct scientific analyses and apply knowledge and skills in data management, geoprocessing and spatial analysis, landscape ecology, climate science, ornithology, conservation biology, environmental and/or climate justice, and cartography to develop products such as reports or scientific publications. This role will assemble and prepare relevant datasets for analysis and generate spatial and quantitative data products. The Spatial Ecologist will also contribute to and/or lead the process of publishing Audubon science products including, but not limited to, datasets, peer-reviewed articles, and reports. This position participates in cross-functional teams, particularly with the spatial conservation planning and quantitative science teams and across the broader Conservation Division within which science is located.
$60,000 - $70,000 / year
Reporting to the Habitat and Private Lands Manager, the Senior Coordinator, Habitat Management will implement the Habitat Management Plan and execute habitat restoration and management activities on the 850 acres of Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center (SCPAC). SCPAC is in the tallgrass prairie region of southeast Nebraska. The Center’s 850 acres are managed for over 250 bird species and more than 350 native plant species and include tallgrass prairie, native oak woodland and stream fed riparian areas. SCPAC also has more than four miles of trails which welcome more than 12,000 visitors annually.
The Senior Coordinator will coordinate and execute all day-to-day onsite field operations and management with the maintenance of equipment, grounds, and buildings. The Senior Coordinator will use their ability to work independently, think critically, strong organizational skills, and knowledge of Nebraska’s native ecological communities to meet stewardship, management, and operational goals and priorities. This position is in-person at SCPAC, Monday through Friday. Core hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, with seasonal or project-related variations as needed.
$43,000-$50,000 per year
The Senior Manager, Transmission Initiative, will be part of a team implementing Audubon’s Transmission Initiative through federal, state, grid operator, and local renewable energy planning processes, siting and permitting policies and priority transmission projects. The emphasis of this work will be in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) North footprint: Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Missouri. 18 transmission projects traversing more than 2,000 miles have recently been approved by MISO for development in this area.
Reporting to the Director of State & Local Climate Strategy, who leads the Audubon Transmission Initiative, the Senior Manager will join a growing Audubon Climate team. This position will help ensure the timely build out of climate-friendly transmission projects that are appropriately sited and operated to minimize conflicts with birds and other wildlife, working closely with Audubon staff, consultants, chapter members, industry, government agencies, and other partners.
This position is remote with a preference for being based in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, or Missouri (Minneapolis, MN, or Carmel, IN preferred).
$85,000 - 95,000 / year
To safely execute Sharon Audubon Center’s Summer Nature Programs for children in K-6th grade, along with the Seasonal Educator and other Seasonal Camp Counselors. Each Summer Camp Counselor will be needed approximately 11-12 weeks over the course of the summer Monday through Friday, for an estimated 7-8 hours per day.
$15.00 / hour
The summer camp counselor co-lead will share responsibilities in delivering our new nature-themed summer camps. Two co-leads, along with volunteers, interns, and FT staff, will administer the day-to-day camp operations for up to 35 children. The Center is offering six weeks of camps for children ages 6-12. Nature education is the overall theme for camp curriculum and activities. Co-leads are expected to help streamline the camp experience and develop new material as needed. Our camp programs are both indoors and outdoors, and our location provides many opportunities for hiking and canoeing.
Summer Nature Day Camp begins on June 26 and ends on August 4. The daily work hours will consist of two shifts to be shared by co-leads, 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM, and 9:30 AM through 5:30 PM, Monday to Friday. There will be a two-week training period before camp begins. The training dates and times will be scheduled to accommodate new hires and trainers.
$17.00 / hour
The summer camp counselor co-lead will share responsibilities in delivering our nature-themed summer camps. Two co-leads will administer the day-to-day camp operations for one group of 16 children each week. The camp curriculum and activities have been developed specifically for our camp, so the co-leads are not required to create new material.
The Center offers seven weeks of camps for children ages 6-9. The Seward Audubon Center summer camps are very popular. As a result, many campers are either returning campers or are siblings of previous campers. Our camp programs are entirely outdoors, and our location provides many opportunities for hikes and swimming.
This position begins on July 5, 2023, and includes staff training from July 5 to July 7. Summer Nature Day Camp starts on July 10, 2023, and ends on August 18, 2023. There will be no summer camp for the week beginning Monday, July 31. The daily work hours are 8:00 AM through 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
$20.00 / hour
To safely implement Aullwood Audubon Programs for children ages 5-14. Camp Counselors in Training (CiT) will be needed for approximately eight weeks over the course of the summer which will include one week of intensive training and up to seven weeks of camp. Training will occur from June 19th through June 23rd. Camp is scheduled from June 26th through August 11th for 4-8 hours per day. Summer camp staff will be subject to any CDC, state, local or Audubon guidelines for Covid-19 safety.
$15.00 / hour
The purpose of the summer camp educators will be to assist in the development and implementation of summer camp programs conducted by Audubon Southwest and the Randall Davey Audubon Center. The educators will be supervised directly by the Summer Camp Director at the Randall Davey Audubon Center in Santa Fe. We will hire a total of 4 educators. There will also be the opportunity to work with community groups and other public programs on occasion.
These positions are classified as full-time, seasonal, and paid at a rate of $15-16 per hour depending on experience. Typical hours will be 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Projected start date is May 30, 2023 and projected end date is August 4, 2023.
This is an in-person position and does not have flexible hours.
$15.00 - $16.00 / hour dependent on experience
To safely implement Aullwood Audubon Programs for children ages 5-14. Camp Counselors will be needed for approximately eight weeks over the course of the summer which will include one week of intensive training and up to seven weeks of camp. Training will occur from June 19th through June 23rd. Camp is scheduled from June 26 through August 11 for 4-8 hours per day. Summer camp staff will be subject to any CDC, State or local, or Audubon guidelines for Covid-19 safety.
$16.00 / hour
For those interested in environmental education, Audubon Vermont provides college students and recent graduates with a 210-hour paid internship. The internship is designed to provide a range of administrative and programmatic experiences with a focus on environmental education. Work on some or all of the following programs:
- Field trips and outreach programs comprise the core of our education programs. We work with local schools, day camps, and community organizations to provide outdoor education to their members and students.
- Preschool-age students visit for 1.5-2 hours. Programs including Down by the River, Insect Extravaganza, Summer Inquiry, and Whirligigs and Water Tigers
- Elementary and middle school students visit for 2- or 4-hour trips. Programs include Secret Lives of Trees, All About Birds, Wilderness Skills, Insect Investigations, Aquatic Ecosystems and Watershed Wonders.
- Summer Camp: Audubon Vermont hosts 8 weeks of summer day camp to nearly 400 kids from our local communities. Campers explore, investigate, and discover in our forests, ponds, rivers, wetlands, and fields. Interns work at camps from time-to-time throughout the summer, assisting camp staff with everything from lesson planning to teaching. The Summer Education Intern also serves as a substitute teacher at camp and helps relieve camp staff for lunch breaks.
- Public Programs: We offer programs on various seasonal topics throughout the year for audiences of all ages. Interns will have the opportunity to host their own program or work with our AmeriCorps members on community science programs. Additionally, the summer intern helps run our Free Nature Playgroup for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.
This internship is a temporary role and is paid at a rate of $16.00 per hour for up to 210 hours during the summer. Applicants must be available during Audubon Vermont’s business hours, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. This position is best suited to a self-driven individual who has experience in education (formal or informal) and working with elementary-aged children and can bring a creative edge to natural history interpretation.
This is an on-site role based at Audubon Vermont, Green Mountain Audubon Center, Huntington, VT.
$16.00 / hour
The Community Naturalist Program seeks to hire a newly graduated or early career educator interested in pursuing education and science careers in the state and an opportunity to begin their careers here in Wyoming. These early career educators will learn from Audubon educators and gain experience from natural resource partners in the state. In turn, these early career educators will engage with Wyoming youth and their families to provide opportunities to learn about Wyoming's natural heritage. The Wyoming Naturalist Banding and Outreach Intern position combines community-based research and a chance to conduct basic conservation biology and environmental education. Two major activities are involved: (1) assisting outreach staff at the Audubon Rockies with educational programming and (2) conducting bird banding/outreach activities on public and private lands throughout Wyoming. Other fieldwork may include point counts, area searches, nest searches, and pollinator counts. Educational outreach will involve assistance with the community naturalist program. Work is from early morning till mid-day, 3-4 days per week, followed by daily data entry when applicable totaling approximately 20-28 hours per week. A rental vehicle will be provided for any field travel.
$15.00 / hour
The Vice President Conservation Americas will be proven leader responsible for developing and implementing innovative conservation strategies and overseeing programs and projects throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Vice President will directly manage a team of Audubon Americas’ Country and Conservation Strategy Directors. Currently, Audubon Americas has a staff and work presence in more than seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with an ambitious plan to expand in the coming years.
This position partners with the Vice President for Boreal Conservation, Audubon’s Conservation Strategy Vice Presidents, Chief Scientist and Science team, and United States-based state and regional leadership to ensure deep integration of our conservation work and partnerships throughout the hemisphere.
The Vice President is a senior leader at Audubon and a key representative of the organization’s conservation priorities with decision makers, external partners and coalition, thought leaders, philanthropic community, and the public.
The Vice President is expected to champion and implement strategies that nurture an inclusive, healthy work culture while upholding organizational values.
This is a high-profile position with the potential to grow Audubon’s reach and effect change at the local, regional, national and international levels across Latin America and the Caribbean. The Vice President will report to the Senior Vice President, Audubon Americas. They will serve as a standing member of Audubon’s Senior Leadership Team.
The Vice President will be based in Washington, DC (USA) or any country in the Americas.
- 0% Geo-Diff (includes most of Audubon locations)-$145k-$165k
- 10% Geo-Diff (includes DC, Chicago, AK, – except San Francisco)- $165k-185k
- 20% Geo-Diff (NYC, Seattle, San Francisco) -$175k-$195k
Audubon Great Lakes’ Wild Indigo Nature Explorations program is dedicated to engaging a broad diversity of communities to create meaningful conservation solutions that work for birds, nature, and people. Chicago Wild Indigo Nature Explorations is a community engagement program to build lasting relationships between urban communities of color and their local natural areas. Working in Chicago’s Southside, Wild Indigo will build community appreciation of wetland ecology and support for their restoration along Big Marsh, Deadstick, and Marian R. Byrnes. The project aims to demonstrate the connection between healthy natural habitats and healthy urban communities via activities that familiarize teens with nature and wildlife that share the spaces where they live and play. This project will develop a series of events to foster a deeper connection to wildlife along Chicago’s green spaces via community science, outdoor recreation, and stewardship. With community partners, Audubon’s Wild Indigo program will develop a cohort of ambassadors who will be informed advocates for healthy watersheds in the region.
This is a seasonal 8-week grant‐funded position.
The Wild Indigo Explorer will work with the Chicago Wild Indigo Coordinator to implement Nature Exploration efforts in several of Chicago’s natural spaces. The goal of the Explorers is to teach them how to become nature interpreters and allow them to engage with nature in new ways, with themes focused on several ideas around environmental advocacy. The Explorers will then take what they have learned and continue engaging with their local natural areas and surrounding communities by completing several stewardship projects and developing a video documentation platform.
$15.40 / hour
Bridgeport, CT is known as the Park City for its many public parks. Pleasure Beach, Seaside Park, and Beardsley Park are the largest and in addition to providing opportunities for city residents to enjoy the outdoors, are vital to birds. Pleasure Beach is a nesting site for the federally threatened Piping Plover and the state threatened Least Tern, as well as four CT state listed plant species. Beardsley Park provides important migratory songbird stopover habitat and Seaside Park provides resting and foraging opportunities to migrating waterbirds. Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctuary in West Haven, CT is one of the most significant mainland nesting areas in the state for Piping Plover and Least Tern, and the state threatened American Oystercatcher. It is a popular site amongst anglers and local residents looking for a beautiful walk along the shore. To ensure that these birds have the opportunity to nest successfully, rest, and refuel during migration, Audubon Connecticut, in partnership with the cities of Bridgeport and West Haven, created the WildLife Guards Program. The program trains, mentors, and employs crews of eight local high school students to monitor nesting shorebirds, restore habitat, and engage visitors, families, and friends about the parks and their wildlife.
These are seasonal, full-time positions (30-40 hrs./wk. depending on location) starting June 26th and going through August 18th. Note: Audubon staff will provide one to two weeks of paid training to crew leaders at the beginning of the WildLife Guards program.
$18.00 / hour
Peer Leader Interns will focus on gaining the skills necessary to lead small groups of students through conservation education summer camp programs and gain experience implementing lesson plans in an outdoor setting. Audubon Nebraska’s Peer Leader Internship is a challenging, highly rewarding experience for anyone considering an environmental or conservation education career.
This position is on-site at the Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Rd, Gibbon, Nebraska.
$15.00 / hour
The Youth Programs Manager will play a lead role in the development and execution of events and programs known for high-quality environmental education and mentoring opportunities that connect young people to environmental professionals of color, highlight green career paths, and lead to conservation advocacy and action. They will be responsible for the development of innovative programs that support and align the Center’s educational programs with Audubon Washington and National strategies and initiatives. The Youth Programs Manager will work closely with the Center Director and Community Programs Manager to elevate the center’s flagship Youth Leadership Development program. They will co-create multigenerational programming, ways to transition from youth programs to lifelong engagement, and focus center programming on efforts that feed into an organizationally accepted ladder of engagement and scaffold that defines how individuals move from one stage to the next. The candidate must be a strategic thinker, educator, and skilled program builder.
$65,000 to $70,000/year