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Education Coordinator, Aldo Leopold Foundation

Regular, full-time, exempt

The Education Coordinator plans, creates, delivers, supports, and evaluates educational programming that utilizes the foundation's various assets of people, place and products to improve understanding of Aldo Leopold, the land ethic, and land health with conservation-minded citizens and professionals across the Upper Midwest.

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

For application instructions visit the website

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Naturalist, Dakota County Parks

Seasonal, part-time

The purpose of this position is to provide outstanding customer service for Dakota County Parks, specifically in the areas of environmental and outdoor education. Lead and assist with public and private nature programs. Programs may include hiking, fishing, archery, canoe/kayaking, summer camps, and school field trips. Help with set-up, clean-up and running of programs for a variety of participants- adult, youth, and family. 

A full description can be found on the Dakota County website

Apply online at Dakota County website

Continuous until filled

Full time, seasonal

Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental learning center near Sandstone, MN that provides outdoor educational opportunities to diverse audiences in an intimate setting. Gain experience on our expanding Trapp Farm as we grow produce and raise pastured animals in what will be our first season of production! Grow high-quality, nutrient-dense food while stewarding the land and adding to your farming skills. You will work with our farm manager, operations director, volunteers and other workers while doing a wide variety of farm tasks. 

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

Send a cover letter (including your available start and end dates), resume, and three references to: 
Jill Rudolph, Operations Director at
rudolph(@)ospreywilds.org

This position is open until filled. Start date is flexible but hoping for a candidate to begin early to mid-May. 

Summer Camp Naturalist, Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center

Full time, seasonal

-This position is responsible for teaching environmental education classes, leading the programmatic activities, interacting with center clientele, corresponding with schools before and after a group visit, assisting with program development, and care for programmatic equipment which includes our nature center animals.
-The Upham Woods Summer Naturalists are the primary programmatic personnel for Upham Woods over the summer. 
-Additionally, the summer counselor naturalists may sometimes be called upon to lead off and onsite adventure-type programs. 
-All of the above is to be done with a focus on customer service and effective educational methods in a safe environment. 

A full description of the position can be found here

Please send resume, cover letter and 3 reference to Isabelle Herde, Program Director at isabelle.herde(@)wisc.edu

May 17, 2021

Lead Teacher, Dodge Nature Preschool

Part time, seasonal

-Implement curriculum based on current best practices in early childhood education. (Constructivist approach, inquiry-based learning, Reggio Emilia approach).
-Maintain an attractive, functional, appropriate learning environment.
-Develop and deliver programming including long-range planning and well-prepared daily activities with special attention to nature education. 
-Track the development of individual children, assess needs, and plan based on those needs.
-Play an active role in the operation of the preschool through weekly planning and training meetings, events, and in-service training. 

A full description of the position can be found on the Dodge Nature Center website.

Send cover letter and resume to Amy Warzybok, Preschool Director at awarzybok(@)
dodgenaturecenter.org

Apply by April 9

Education Director, Osprey Wilds ELC

Full time, regular

The purpose of the Education Director is to provide leadership, management, and execution of the highest quality environmental education programming for a wide variety of audiences. Programs include residential, day-use and outreach K-12, virtual, college, adult, community and senior programs, youth and family camps and retreats/conference groups. As a senior-level administrator, this position assists the Executive Director and collaborates with the Operations Director in leadership of Osprey Wilds. 
A full description of the position can be found on the Osprey Wilds website

Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Bryan Wood, Executive Director at wood(@)opsreywilds.org

Position open until filled. Preference is given to applications received by April 12.

Summer Nature Camp Instructor, Quarry Hill Nature Center

FT Seasonal; 35 hours/week

Summer nature camp instructors are responsible for leading and implementing Quarry Hill curriculum and experiences for children ranging in age from 6 years old to teens in small group settings. A summer camp instructor provides high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for campers that focus on Quarry Hill's mission of "Opening eyes and minds through natural science discovery." The 2021 Summer Nature Camp begins June 7 and ends August 13. This is no camp the week of July 5-9. The normal work week for full time summer staff is Monday-Friday, 8:15am-3:45pm. Pay is dependent on qualifications and experiences. 

For a full description of the position, visit the Quarry Hill Nature Center website. 

Visit the Quarry Hill Nature Center website and complete the application. 

March 15 or until the positions are filled

Seasonal
40 hours/week
Tuesday-Saturday
June 1-August 31, 2021

Develops and conducts high quality environmental education and interpretive naturalist programs and works with staff in operation of Wood Lake Nature Center. 
-Conducts high quality environmental education activities with groups of all ages and types of people, with a focus on K-5 age group.
-Plans and conducts 11 weeks of pre-school /kindergarten aged day camps. Camps may be conducted 100% outdoors.
-Conducts weekend birthday parties, scout programs, and occasional off-site programs. 
-Responsible for the nature center on Saturdays.

A full description can be found on the City of Richfield website

Apply through the City of Richfield on-line application. 

April 5 

Environmental Education Fellow, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Full time

As one of 12 participants in the year-long fellowship, you develop teaching, interpretive, and public relations techniques rooted in residential environmental education. Fellow are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and through instruction 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 observations and evaluations. 

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


1. Email your resume and a copy of your most current transcript to: 
Henry Whitehead and Brent Burton, Fellowship Manager:
fellowship(@)eaglebluffmn.org

2. 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. 
3. Answer and submit the online application questions, on the Eagle Bluff website. 


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