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Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary comprises 13,000 acres of bald cypress swamp, freshwater marshes and pine flatwoods in Southwest Florida. While more than 100,000 visitors walk the site’s 2.25-mile boardwalk each year, much of the acreage is closed to the public and managed for conservation purposes. The Director of Conservation will be responsible for overseeing land management, habitat restoration, and applied research at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, including influencing restoration in the larger watershed to benefit the Sanctuary and regional natural resources and wildlife. The Sanctuary is a hub for wetland science, conservation and resource management for Audubon Florida and a critical area of conservation focus. The Director of Conservation will be responsible for a variety of collaborative activities that work to protect and restore freshwater wetlands for birds and other wildlife.   Reporting to the Corkscrew's Senior Sanctuary Director, the Director of Conservation must be an effective project leader aligned with the conservation objectives of the Sanctuary, Audubon Florida, and the National Audubon Society.   Compensation -  $90,000 to $100,000/year
Job ID
2022-5109
Job Category
Land Stewardship
State
Florida
City
Naples
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a private nonprofit Audubon Sanctuary encompassing 13,450 acres in Southwest Florida’s Western Everglades. Being part of the Corkscrew team means making a difference for conservation.  The Campus Host position is a part-time, seasonal position, living on-site in a personal RV. The Campus Host assists with essential day to day functions related to boardwalk and parking lot closing, visitor center admissions, customer service and sales, facility support and site security.  Campus Hosts also serve as on-site resources on weekends and after hours for alarms or unexpected needs that arise from interns or guests, such as visiting scientists.  Additional work hours may be available in support of public education and maintenance. Campus Hosts can expect to work an average of fifteen hours per week but may be asked to work up to 25 hours per week. When not working, Campus Hosts are welcome, but not required, to volunteer additional hours in public education, natural resource protection, maintenance, and more. This is an exciting seasonal opportunity to work with a national leader in the conservation industry. 
Job ID
2022-5153
Job Category
Facilities/Property Maintenance
State
Florida
City
Naples
The Seasonal Visitor Center Associate will support the Blair Audubon Visitor Center operations and guest services including Admissions, Nature Store and Gallery Cafe sales, general visitor and volunteer assistance, boardwalk closing and membership sales. The Center Associate will work in the Center and provide excellent customer service by eagerly welcoming each visitor with information about the Sanctuary with warmth and kindness.   Audubon’s COVID Policy: all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to their start of employment unless they are pre-qualified by HR for exemption. COVID-19 mitigation at the Visitor Center includes frequent sanitation, a Plexiglas partition, a Merv-13 filtration system, timed ticketing, and the closure of some amenities.   This is a full-time seasonal position working up to 40 hours per week
Job ID
2022-5076
Job Category
Community Relations/Outreach
State
Florida
City
Naples
Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a 13,000-acre nature sanctuary in Southwest Florida. It includes 2.25 miles of boardwalk, the Blair Audubon Center, Nature Store and Gallery Café, as well as education, research and resource management programs. More than 100,000 people visit Corkscrew each year and the Sanctuary enjoys the support of a dedicated sustainability board and many volunteers. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary serves as an anchor for Audubon Florida’s policy advocacy in the Western Everglades and is a living laboratory for the study and restoration of Southwest Florida’s freshwater wetlands. The Sanctuary is currently conducting a capital campaign to implement our reimagined campus and staff have raised $6M with a capital goal of $12M. Position Summary The Senior Director, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, will be responsible for advancing Audubon’s science-based conservation mission protecting the Sanctuary and its watershed. Working in partnership with the Audubon Florida’s Executive Director, they will set the strategic direction for the center and sanctuary and will play an important role in carrying out the mission of Audubon Florida and the National Audubon Society. In conjunction with relevant stakeholders, they will work to develop programming that includes elements of Audubon’s core approaches to conservation—science, education, public policy and direct habitat management. The Senior Director will be responsible for maintaining and expanding Corkscrew’s facilities, staff and programming, while simultaneously restoring and protecting the ecology of the Sanctuary. To ensure the Sanctuary’s financial stability and continued expansion, the Senior Director will work closely with Audubon Florida’s development team to identify, cultivate and solicit donors, and with center staff to maximize earned income and manage expenses.The Sanctuary Director is a key Audubon spokesperson for the conservation of the Western Everglades, and works closely with Audubon Florida’s Director of Everglades Policy, state Director of Policy, and Corkscrew Leadership Team to achieve Audubon’s conservation goals in the region.This role reports to the Executive Director for Audubon Florida and has five direct reports including several senior-level positions leading research, land management, center operations and maintenance. Overall, the Sanctuary employs 25 regular staff and has an annual operating budget of about $2 million.   Compensation -  $105,000 to $115,000/year 
Job ID
2022-5094
Job Category
Executive/Senior Management
State
Florida
City
Naples
This is a part-time floating position, working up to 25 hours per week. Hours will be offered to the successful candidate based on Visitor Center needs and can be accepted as availability of the candidate allows.
Job ID
2022-5101
Job Category
Store/Retail Operations
State
Florida
City
Naples