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Environmental Education Leadership Fellowship,
Osprey Wilds
Environmental
Education Center
(Sandstone, MN)

Full-Time,
August 22nd, 2022 -
August 9th, 2024
(3 Positions Available)

Teach ecology, wildlife, adventure, and cultural classes to large and small groups of all ages, including evening and weekend programming, both virtually and on-site where appropriate.

Serve as the primary representative and host to visiting conference and retreat groups. This includes being on-call for overnight visitors.

Provide basic husbandry for our animal ambassadors, including raptors, corvids, mammals, fish, invertebrates and herps. This includes meal preparation requiring the cutting up of frozen animals and the maintenance of a vermiculture bin and dermestid beetle colony.

Mentor new educators in teaching, outdoor adventure, and animal husbandry skills.

Complete Specific Focus area tasks in either Adventure, Wildlife, or Programming.

A full description of the position can be found on the Osprey Wilds Website.

Please send a cover letter, resume, & three references to: 

Ashley Bozman, Fellowship Coordinator
bozman@ospreywilds.org

February 14th, 2022
(Applications sent after February 14th will be considered until
positions are filled)

Environmental
Education Fellowship,
Osprey Wilds Environmental
Education Center
(Sandstone, MN)

Full-Time,
August 22nd, 2022 - August 11th, 2023
(2 Positions Available)

Teach ecology, wildlife, adventure, and cultural classes to large and small groups of all ages, including evening and weekend programming, both virtually and on-site where appropriate.

Plan and lead Summer Camp programming and free-time activities, whether virtual or onsite.

Serve as the primary representative and host to visiting conference and retreat groups. This includes being on-call for overnight visitors.

Attend weekly staff meetings and regular training throughout the year.

Provide basic husbandry for our animal ambassadors, including raptors, corvids, mammals, fish, invertebrates and herps. This includes meal preparation requiring the cutting up of frozen animals and the maintenance of a vermiculture bin and dermestid beetle colony.

A full description of the position can be found on the Osprey Wilds Website.

Please send a cover letter, resume, & three references to: 

Ashley Bozman, Fellowship Coordinator
bozman@ospreywilds.org



February 14th, 2022
(Applications sent after February 14th will be considered until
positions are filled)

Administrative Director, Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center
(Lake Elmo, MN)

Part-Time, Year Round
(Growing To Full-Time as Organizational Needs & Funding Increase)

Administer the business end of the nature center operation.

Work regular hours on site, become the public face of the nature center.

Handle homeowner-type maintenance tasks.

Administer our Committee system/ delegate/supervise as needed.

Learn about non-profit financing and grant seeking.

A full description of the position can be found on the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center Website.

Contact
Anthony Manzara at
tony.manzara@sminc-lake-elmo.org


Open Until Filled

Naturalist Corps Intern, 
State Parks Throughout Minnesota,
(Up To 22 Positions)

Seasonal Internship

Present and/or lead programs and activities to a variety of audiences ranging from children to adults. These programs may include nature walks, campfire talks, demonstrations, PowerPoint presentations, and outdoor skill-building activities that relate to the park's natural, cultural, and recreational resources.

Staff the park's visitor center and answer questions received from the public.

Assist park staff in conducting resource management activities such as invasive species control, plant and animal inventories and research, and seed harvesting.

A full description of the position can be found on the DNR Naturalist Corps Website.

Log onto
Minnesota Careers,
Enter "intern" in the Keywords field on the Job Search Page,
Select "Natural Resources Dept" in the "Agency" column on the left side of the page,
View internship postings,
Click the apply button to submit your application.

January 31st, 2022

Program Manager, Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

Full time

Lead a team of dedicated professionals as the YES! Program Manager. This is a great opportunity to share your expertise and passion for the environment with youth across Minnesota. Responsibilities include program management, communications, building partnerships, along with grant seeking and reporting. Flexible hours.

A full description of the position can be found on the YES website.

Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to shelli-kae(at)yesmn.org

Open until filled

Animal Care and Wildlife Program Coordinator, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Full time

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center seeks a passionate, team-oriented educator as our Animal Care and Wildlife Program Coordinator. Manage our educational animals (including raptors, fish, and more) while also coordinating citizen science programming (including bird banding) to provide powerful learning opportunities for students of all ages. The Animal Care and Wildlife Program Coordinator collaborates with a team of educators responsible for teaching classes, writing and maintaining curriculum, and managing programs year round. More importantly, they co-teach with a dynamic team of captive and wild animals in support of everyday classes taught by Wolf Ridge Naturalists on and off campus. Wolf Ridge operations are centered on a 2000-acre campus with a 400-bed facility annually serving more than 12,000 program participants in northeastern Minnesota.

A full description of the position can be found on the Wolf Ridge website

To apply, visit the Wolf Ridge website. 

Until filled.

Summer Naturalist Internship, Cable Natural History Museum (Cable, WI)

Seasonal

Naturalist Interns gain hands-on experience while working closely with our staff of experienced naturalists and museum professionals. Interns take the lead on planning and presenting Junior Naturalist programs, a popular outdoor education series for youth. They also contribute to the diverse array of tasks involved with running a small non-profit museum. 

A full description of the position can be found on the Cable Museum website.

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references. Return application materials by mail or email by January 31.

Send materials to:
Haley Appleman
Cable Natural History Museum
P.O. Box 416
Cable, WI 45821
haley(at)cable museum.org

January 31, 2022

Environmental Education Fellow, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Full-time, seasonal

As one of 10 participants in the year-long fellowship, you develop teaching, interpretive, and public relations techniques rooted in residential environmental education. Fellows are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and through instructing our hands-on, experiential, and inquiry-based classes. Professional growth and learning is accomplished through direct teaching experience supported by staff, professional workshops, and a series of observation and evaluations. 

A full description of the position can be found on the Eagle Bluff website

Email your resumé and a copy of your most current transcript to: Henry Whitehead and Brent Burton, Fellowship Managers: fellowship(at)eaglebluffmn.org
-Contact three professional references and direct them to our Online Reference Form (found on our website). It is your responsibility to make sure the references are completed in a timely manner.
-Answer and submit the online application questions, on our website.
-When we have received all of the materials above, we will contact you about continuing the hiring process.

June 6, 2022

Summer Camp Counselor, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 

Full-time, seasonal

Summer Camp Counselors are responsible for working closely with the year-long Environmental Education Fellows in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for program participants. Staff members in this role balance their time between supervising campers, collaborating with other camp staff, co-leading adventure programming, and managing activity supplies. Staff will participate in tow weeks of staff training, four to five weeks of overnight summer camp, one week of day camp, and one to two weeks with other onsite Eagle Bluff guests, for a total of nine weeks. Overnight camps typically run Sunday through Friday; day camps run Monday through Friday.

A full description of the position can be found on the Eagle Bluff website

Email your resume and a copy of your most current transcript to: Brent Burton and Henry Whitehead, Summer Camp Managers: camps(at)eaglebluffmn.org
Contact three professional references and direct them to our Online Reference Form (found on the Eagle Bluff website). It is your responsibility to make sure the references are completed in a timely manner. Answer and submit the online application questions on the Eagle Bluff website. Once all the materials have been received, you will be contacted.

May 6, 2022

Summer & Special Programs Director, Wolf Ridge ELC

Full time

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented person as our Summer & Special Programs Director. This position administers Wolf Ridge's youth and family programs as well as academic science immersion and other special programs. The Summer & Special Programs Director works with a core team of program staff to run camp programming. They also collaborate with a team of educators responsible for teaching classes, writing and maintaining curriculum, and managing specific program during both summer and school year. Wolf Ridge operations are centered on a 2,000-acre campus with a 400-bed facility annually serving more than 12,000 program participants in northeastern Minnesota. 

A full description of the position can be found on the Wolf Ridge website

Visit the Wolf Ridge website and follow instructions. 

Rolling application process

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