Reporting to the Managing Director, Institutional Relations (in New York City), the Regional Director, Institutional Giving will be a key member of Audubon’s development team.
This is an opportunity for a highly motivated development professional to build and manage a portfolio of institutional prospects and donors capable of making six and seven-figure investments in Audubon’s work.
This position will be based in San Francisco. Possible travel 25%-40% of time.
**Please submit a cover letter along with your resume. A cover letter is required to be considered for this role.
Audubon Arizona seeks motivated, energetic interns to assist with wildlife and habitat monitoring on the Bureau of Land Management’s Agua Fria National Monument and other public lands. Interns will assist Audubon biologists conducting surveys for the Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) to look into the birds’ presence/absence, breeding behavior, and habitat preferences. Interns may also assist with data management, other conservation efforts, and educational programs at the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center (3131 S Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85040).
All training will be provided. Transportation between the Rio Salado Audubon Center and field sites will also be provided. Positions will last approximately 9 weeks, from June 10 through August 2 and involve approximately 12-20 hours of work per week. Work schedules will be variable and will include some early morning and overnight work.
The Audubon Mississippi Coastal Bird Stewardship Program (AMCBSP) is a comprehensive conservation and research program based in southern Mississippi that promotes the safeguarding of coastal birds and their habitats through volunteer-driven, citizen science and outreach, and strategic partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies, local academic institutions and community organizations.
We are seeking two enthusiastic individuals: One to serve as a seasonal Anchor Steward for Eastern Harrison and Jackson Counties and one to focus on Hancock and Western Harrison Counties. Supervised by the AMCBSP Stewardship Manager, the Anchor Steward will work with AMCBSP staff and Audubon volunteers during the breeding season (mid April – end of August) to help protect nesting sites from the threats of human disturbance. The Anchor Steward will also be responsible for recruiting and managing volunteer stewards.
The position pays $12.00/hour; is full-time (up to 40 hrs/week); and does not offer short-term housing or benefits.
The Seasonal Bird Survey Technician will be part of a partnership team with Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to conduct acoustic monitoring surveys for Eastern Black Rail. S/he will be responsible for: locating accessing pre-determined monitoring points in habitat, installing and maintaining bioacoustics monitoring hardware, and recovering equipment and data to be turned over to Audubon Texas and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Additional duties may conducting vegetation assessments at survey points, documenting incidental/anecdotal observations of target species throughout the survey regions, data entry, utilizing wildlife cameras, working with volunteers and interacting with the public.
**This position is slated to begin in May and run approximately 6 – 12 weeks.
**Working weekend / holidays may be required.
The Greenwich Audubon Center in Greenwich, CT provides the opportunity to work in a day camp setting. Camp runs for eight weeks and campers spend time exploring the meadows, ponds, and forests at the Audubon Center.
- The Seasonal Camp Assistant will be responsible for responding to all first aid/CPR incidences and emergencies that take place during the Audubon Greenwich Summer Camp hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. from June 24 through August 16, 2019).
- The Seasonal Camp Assistant will be on call during the camp overnight from 3 p.m. Thursday, August 15 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, August 16. 2019.
- Please note that all First Aid training is provided and no prior experience is necessary.
The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove will to hire multiple, part-time Center Assistants to support events and visitor services at the site. These are temporary positions for up to six months with the possibility of conversion in to a regular, part-time position.
Shifts include weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Work schedules and total hours worked will vary based on the candidate’s availability and flexibility.
The EcoCamp Counselor position lasts from June 4th, 2019 to August 16th, 2019. Our three counselors work closely with Pickering Creek Audubon Center's EcoCamp Director and other Center staff to run our successful 7 week-long, nature-themed day camp for K-7th graders. Each counselor is responsible for one group of campers (12 maximum) during each week and 2 to 3 teen volunteer counselors (aka Junior Naturalists). On-site housing is available but not required.
Visit the EcoCamp website to learn about the camp: http://pickeringcreek.audubon.org/programs/ecocamp
The Seasonal Educator, is a critical role on the Audubon team, and will primarily be responsible for being an interpretive guide for K-12 youth groups and adult groups visiting the center in April and May, as well as being the lead counselor during the 3-4 weeks of summer camp taking place in June and July. Other educational programming, as well as helping staff the visitor center and routine building maintenance, will be also be required. This position will be supervised by the Education Manager at the center and will run April 15th through July 31st. People of color are encouraged to apply.
The Montezuma Audubuon Center (MAC) in Savannah, NY hosts an 6-week summer camp program. Participants enjoy a variety of activities including meeting resident captive wildlife, conducting ecological studies, hiking on property, exploring a variety of habitats and playing nature games. With access to forests, meadows, marshes, and grasslands, participants experience the wonders and diversity of nature in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and gain a greater understanding of and respect for the natural world. The MAC provides experienced and aspiring teachers and environmental educators with an opportunity to work in an outdoor setting as part of a dynamic education team. The Seasonal Educator will work 40 hours per week with assigned age groups ranging from 6-15.
The Green Mountain Audubon Center in Huntington seeks experienced teachers, environmental educators, and naturalists to work in a nature day camp setting. The Seasonal Educator will work with 3- to 14-year-old children as they explore the forests, brooks, meadows, and ponds on the Center’s 255 acres. Each week of camp focuses on a different theme and all campers get the chance to search for wildlife, make crafts, go on hikes, play games, and hone their nature awareness skills. The Seasonal Educator will be equally comfortable teaching 3- to 5-year olds at Preschool Nature Camp as well as 6- to 14-year olds at Ecology Day Camp.
The Seasonal Educator will be responsible for teaching outdoor programs, developing camp activities and curriculum, and working effectively as part of a dynamic camp team. Audubon will challenge you to enhance your teaching and mentoring skills while encouraging you to share the wonder of exploring the most magical places at Audubon.
Camp runs for 8 weeks, including one overnight on July 2nd, 2019. There are five days of paid professional development and naturalist training prior to the start of camp. This is a full-time, seasonal opportunity with an estimated 40 hour work week. Compensation is dependent on experience.
Training: June 17-21, 2019
Camp: June 24-August16, 2019
Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Staff schedule is 8:00am – 4:30pm
Camp staff will leave at 7:00pm on Friday, August 16th.
All camp staff will have 2 unpaid vacation days on July 4th and July 5th.
Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center (TRSAC) in Oyster Bay, NY hosts an 8-week summer environmental education program. Participants enjoy a variety of activities including meeting resident captive wildlife, conducting ecological studies, hiking on Sanctuary property, exploring a variety of habitats and playing nature games. With access to forests, meadows, marshes, seashores, and grasslands, participants experience the wonders and diversity of nature on Long Island and gain a greater understanding of and respect for the natural world. Kayaking and overnight camping trips are also offered to some age groups. TRSAC provides experienced and aspiring teachers and environmental educators with an opportunity to work in an outdoor setting as part of a dynamic education team. The Seasonal Educator will work 35 hours per week with assigned age groups ranging from 4-17.
The purpose of the seasonal summer camp educator will be to assist in the delivery of summer camp programs conducted by Audubon New Mexico and the City of Santa Fe. The position is classified as part-time seasonal (20-32 hours per week). The educator will be supervised directly by the Director of Community Education.
The educator will deliver programming to campers enrolled at the City-sponsored program at Sweeney Elementary, weekday mornings from June 10-July 3 (17 hrs per week), including a weekly field trip to the Randall Davey Audubon Center. The educator will then assist with summer camp at the Randall Davey Audubon Center the weeks of July 8-12 and 15-19 (32 hrs per week).
**Must be able to work from a projected start date of June 10, 2019 through projected end date of July 19, 2019.
The Greenwich Audubon Center in Greenwich, CT provides the opportunity to work in a day camp setting with children ages 5 to 12. Camp runs for eight weeks and campers spend time exploring the meadows, ponds, and forests at the Audubon Center. Summer Camp Teacher Naturalists will work with the Camp Director and Audubon Education Specialists to develop lesson plans for assigned grade groups (K-1, 1-2, 2-3, 4-5). You will conduct daily hikes, crafts, and other activities with a group of up to 20 children, while maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment. Each Head Summer Camp Naturalist will work with and supervise an Assistant Summer Camp Naturalist and Volunteer Naturalists (CITs), as assigned by the Camp Director.
This position begins on June 17, 2019, and includes a week of staff training from June 17 to June 21. Summer Nature Day Camp begins on June 24 and ends on August 16. The daily work hours are 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Additionally, all staff will be scheduled for two weeks of Early Drop Off and two weeks of Late Pick-up Extended Hours sessions from 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., respectively. Each Tuesday all staff will be required to attend a staff meeting from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (day subject to change).
This is a full time temporary position to assist staff with running the Center’s Summer Camp.
The purpose of the summer camp educator will be to assist in the development and implementation of summer camp programs conducted by Audubon New Mexico and the Randall Davey Audubon Center. The position is classified as full-time, seasonal. The educator will be supervised directly by the Director of Community Education at the Randall Davey Audubon Center.
Projected start date is May 28, 2019 and projected end date is August 2, 2019.Weekday, some evening, and some weekend work required.
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’s purpose is to engage children out on the land – and the water – to discover the great diversity of life that exist beyond their own backyards. By using local field sites and 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.
Patterson Park Audubon Center seeks four part-time (10-20 hours/week for a total of 100 hours) Assistants to help plan, instruct, and document the Summer Urban Naturalists (SUN) day camp in Baltimore City. The SUN Assistants will be trained, then lead campers entering kindergarten through 5th grade in hands-on environmental activities utilizing 155-acre Patterson Park as an outdoor classroom. We seek enthusiastic individuals who will inspire others about the natural world.
Patterson Park Audubon Center seeks a part-time (10-20 hours/week for a total of 100 hours) Supervisor to help plan, instruct, and document the Summer Urban Naturalists (SUN) day camp in Baltimore City. The SUN Supervisor will be trained, and will then train four SUN assistants (counselors) to lead campers entering kindergarten through 5th grade in hands-on environmental activities utilizing 155-acre Patterson Park as an outdoor classroom. The SUN Camp Supervisor will be present during camp, and so must also be able to inspire others about the natural world.
The Greenwich Audubon Center in Greenwich, CT provides the opportunity to work in a day camp setting with children ages 11 to 14. Camp runs for seven weeks and campers spend time exploring local off-site natural areas as well as the meadows, ponds, and forests at the Audubon Center. Summer Camp Teacher Naturalists will work with the Camp Director and Audubon Education Specialists to develop lesson plans weekly camp themes including Ecology Adventures and Wilderness Survival. You will conduct daily hikes and other activities with a group of up to 20 children, while maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment.
This position begins on June 17, 2019, and includes a week of staff training from June 17 to June 21. Summer Nature Day Camp begins on July 1 and ends on August 16. The daily work hours are 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Additionally, all staff will be scheduled for two weeks of Early Drop Off and two weeks of Late Pick-up Extended Hours sessions from 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., respectively. Each Tuesday all staff will be required to attend a staff meeting from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (day subject to change).
Through its Advocacy Center, the National Audubon Society identifies transformative conservation policy solutions and mobilizes the most effective conservation network in America to secure real protections for birds and the places they need now and into the future. The Center houses four key functions:
• Policy leadership that generates innovative solutions to improve implementation of bedrock laws like the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Endangered Species Act and as well as secure habitat protections on private and public lands,
• A bipartisan government relations team that ensures Audubon is a visible, trusted and influential resource to federal congressional and agency decision makers,
• A campaign team with the savvy and skill to bring Audubon’s network of bird-lovers and partners to bear to win policy victories and fundamentally change the politics of conservation at the local, state and federal levels, and
• A C4 organization, the National Audubon Society Action Fund, that enables Audubon’s advocacy and growing political influence from the ground up.
Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Giving, the Senior Director of Development, Advocacy is a critical member of Audubon’s Development Leadership. This newly created position will be responsible for building an advocacy-focused funding stream and raising Audubon’s profile within the political landscape and among its organizational peers. The Senior Director will partner with colleagues across the organization particularly the Policy team as well as with Executive leadership.
The Senior Project Delivery Lead (PDL) supports Audubon’s business leaders by helping to ensure the successful completion of major initiatives. The Senior Project Delivery Lead is a key member of the Initiative Delivery Team within the Office of the COO. The Project Delivery Lead may support multiple initiatives for multiple business “clients” within Audubon. This Senior Project Delivery Lead position will primarily support initiatives in the Conservation area.
Under the guidance and direction of Seward Park's Center Director Manager, the Summer Camp Co-Lead Counselor is responsible for delivering summer camp day programs in Seward Park, located in southeast Seattle. The Environmental Educator should be comfortable leading groups of children ages 6-11.
The summer camp counselor co-lead will share responsibilities in delivering our nature-theme summer camps. The Seward Audubon Center summer camps has a great reputation and has been very popular. As a result, many campers are either returning campers, or are siblings of previous campers. Two co-leads will administer the day-to-day camp operations for a group of 16 children. The Center is offering six weeks of camps for children ages 6-9. Nature education is the overall theme for our camps, but we have two specific programs: Wilderness Skills and Feathered Friends (birding). The camp curriculum and activities have been developed specifically for our camp, so co-leads are not required to develop new material. Our camp programs are completely outdoors and our location provides many opportunities for hikes and swimming.
This is a full-time, temporary position.
Earth Adventure Educators teach Summer Earth Adventures (day camp) environmental and agriculture education classes for children at Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm.
Educators are expected to work 2-3 weeks from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Summer Earth Adventure classes run weekly from June 10th, 2019 to August 9th, 2019
Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon, CA, is looking for unique individuals with a passion for engaging young children about the wonders of nature and the environment.
Audubon Adventures Camp is a fully inclusive outdoor camp with nine week-long sessions for children ages 4-9. Within the camp weeks there are also two weeks of Expedition Camp for grades 4-6 and half-day/week long camp for three-year-olds. Summer staff also mentor teens in our Audubon Youth Leaders program. Time commitment is 10 weeks: June 10th – August 16th.
Salary $13-$15/hr, depending on experience, 40 hours per week
To provide administrative support to Audubon Center staff at Constitution Marsh. The position will be responsible for assisting staff with administrative duties related to fundraising, program delivery, volunteer management and center visitors.
**This is a temporary, part-time position beginning in April 2019 and ending the end of June 2019, with a maximum of 20 days. Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.
Audubon is seeking a dynamic and proven leader to serve as the Vice President and Executive Director of Audubon Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River. With considerable potential for growth as Audubon prioritizes the Upper Mississippi River in its national strategic plan, this is an exciting opportunity to lead the organization to its next level of conservation and fiscal success locally and also have a voice in decision making at a national level. The leader will build on the rich history of conservation and expand Audubon Minnesota’s contributions to conservation across Minnesota and throughout the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi Flyway.
The Vice President and Executive Director will exercise broad leadership and management responsibility in developing statewide conservation strategies, initiatives, and public programming. This will include working closely with the Audubon regional Advisory Boards of Directors and staff, and Audubon’s key national conservation leaders to continue to develop the state program in tandem with strategic regional and national priorities, including Audubon Minnesota’s evolving role with the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi River. It is anticipated that in the first year, this new VP & ED will focus 60% of their time on internal Executive Director tasks and 40% of their time externally, including working with the National Audubon network.
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BirdLife International Partnership:
Audubon is Birdlife International’s partner in the Americas. BirdLife is the world’s largest conservation partnership, with 120 partner organizations worldwide. Audubon cannot take its international work to scale without local partners, and in BirdLife Audubon has an existing partnership with 18 organizations in 15 countries across the Americas. These organizations have strong ties to their governments and are able to deliver concrete, on-the-ground actions and policy improvements that address critical threats to migratory bird species. In places like Colombia, Panama, Chile, and the Bahamas, strong local partners are helping us advance policies and practices that achieve our conservation goals. Audubon will continue to enhance its partnership with BLI organizations throughout the hemisphere and with the Birdlife Secretariat based in Cambridge, UK.
The Senior Vice President for International Alliance Programs is a vital part of the conservation leadership team at Audubon. This position will lead Audubon’s international programs, forge partnerships with international partners and institutions like International Development Bank and the Global Environmental Facility, and drive programs that significantly contribute to Audubon’s hemispheric objectives, including a global initiative to protect and manage a vast network of sites that are most important for bird conservation.
The Vice President is responsible for developing, implementing and stewarding Audubon’s alliances in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. A significant portion of the Vice President’s time will be spent fundraising and developing public and private partnerships at all levels to further the conservation goals of Audubon and its partners in the western hemisphere. The Vice President reports to the Chief Conservation Officer.
The National Audubon Society is excited to announce its fourth year of the Walker Communications Fellowship Program, designed for students (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduates majoring in journalism, communications, marketing, or related fields. As a full-time fellow, s/he/they will be a valuable contributor on our Communications and Marketing teams, contributing primarily digital content while getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to be a communications professional at a major nonprofit.
Fellowship themes are focused on the ways that personal action leads to collective action, environment and conservation issues, incorporating environmental and social justice strategies at Audubon, and reaching new, broader, urban and more diverse audiences.
The Walker Communications Fellowship is a formative step towards a successful career in social media or communications. Walker Fellows will be immersed in the world of social media and communications, learning from experts in these fields. Fellows will help to create web-based and social media campaigns and multimedia stories across channels using text, interactive tools, and world-class nature photography. Ideally, applicants will have a passion for the environment, conservation, social and environmental justice.
Audubon is seeking candidates who have communications and/or writing skills (online, social media, print) or multimedia (video, audio, design) chops, and a willingness to think independently and hit the ground running. The Walker Fellows will create fresh and accurate content on fast-paced deadlines and develop a strong capability to tell compelling stories to broad and diverse audiences. Walker Fellows will gain experience in becoming the next generation of storytellers, building a portfolio of work and job that will lead to an editorial or communications job. Each Fellow will be mentored by a seasoned professional in the fields of communications or social media.
The fellowship is approximately 35 hours per week in Audubon and spans a period from June to August with the potential to extend into the fall. This is a paid fellowship. Applicants must provide a cover letter that describes their interest in the position and a resume.
National Audubon Society is dedicated to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women.
Audubon Florida helps to manage beach-nesting birds through much of the Panhandle, posting, stewarding and protecting nesting areas from disturbance. To better monitor and protect the nesting shorebirds and seabirds along the beaches of Walton County, Audubon is hiring a seasonal Walton County Beach Steward. The primary responsibility of the Walton County Beach Steward is to organize volunteers in order to monitor shorebird nesting and conduct public outreach at nesting areas mostly, but not limited to, State Park sites including Deerpoint Lake SP, Grayton Beach SP and Topsail Hill SP.
This is a part-time seasonal position working 27 hours a week between April and September, 2019 with a focus on weekend days and holidays, including Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
With the help of the Western Panhandle Program Manager, the Walton County Beach Steward will be responsible for the following tasks:
The John James Audubon Center (JJAC) is working with other local environmental centers in an effort to build a network focused on constituency building and stewardship of the Delaware River watershed. This network of 23 environmental centers, spread across the Delaware River watershed, is interconnected by The Circuit, the regional trail network of multi-use bike/pedestrian trails and waterways (rivers, streams, creeks). The Centers network seeks to hire 23 young people (one at each center,) for a 12 week summer fellowship designed to advance our collective impact across the watershed. This program will foster watershed stewardship by establishing a team of ambassadors and building capacity for a network of centers. JJAC's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the Earth’s biological diversity in Pennsylvania. At the center, we focus on the Perkiomen Creek which runs along the property and we run interpretive canoe programs as well as water quality testing. In addition, we are active in the Norristown Area School District. We work in the elementary, middle and high schools using raised native plant beds as outdoor classrooms. In between Whitehall Elementary and Norristown High School is a tributary to the Schyukill River which has become a location to monitor water quality. Delaware River Watershed Fellow will serve as an ambassador for JJAC and the Delaware River watershed by engaging our watershed community, inspiring watershed stewardship and helping JJAC reach and engage new and underserved audiences. By the end of the 12 weeks of service, Fellows will have become local watershed ambassadors in their community and will have introduced many new people to their local trails, waterways, and environmental center, as well as the steps they can take to help restore and protect the Delaware River watershed.
The John James Audubon Center is dedicated to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women.
Audubon’s Women in Conservation program provides career opportunities for young women in the environmental field. Each spring and summer, we offer seasonal positions for young women to advance our conservation work and further develop young women’s skills and knowledge in the field of wildlife conservation.
Audubon North Carolina, the state office of the National Audubon Society, works with landowners to enhance and improve habitats that benefit priority birds in ways that align with landowner goals and objectives. This internship will work with our private lands biologists to identify opportunities to expand and build on our forestry work with minority landowners. This work will build relationships that enable the delivery of technical and financial assistance to these communities. Work will include supporting our presence at trainings, tabling events, and other opportunities to connect to partners, service providers, and landowners. The intern will also examine our communications channels and methods used to reach these target communities, and work with other communications staff to build effective tools and methods for outreach.
This internship pays a stipend and will last 13 to 19 weeks, 30 to 40 hours per week, based in Audubon's North Carolina headquarters in east Durham. The intern will be required to use their personal vehicle for several trips to coastal North Carolina, including Wilmington and Southport in southeastern NC as well as our Pine Island Sanctuary in Currituck County, in the far northeastern part of the state. One or two trips to Western North Carolina are possible as well. Mileage for travel to field sites will be reimbursed and overnight accommodations will be provided or reimbursed for trips.
To apply, upload a one-page cover letter, one-page resume, and links to two to three writing clips. Links can be included in the one page cover letter. The cover letter is required. We will not review applications lacking a cover letter.