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Environmental Education Leadership Fellow at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center

Full-time Temporary. This fellowship begins June 6th , 2020 and ends on June 11th , 2022.

This is a two-year environmental education fellowship.

Develop leadership skills in environmental education through on-the-job experience, mentorship, on-site training seminars, and professional development at conferences and off-site training. Year one is focused on learning the ins-and-outs of residential environmental education by teaching in our dynamic program. Year two is focused on developing leadership skills as a Mentor Educator for our team of instructors. This program is designed to train the next generation of Environmental Education managers, coordinators, and directors.

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, three references, and up to three focus area specific artifacts (optional) to:

Ashley Bozman, Fellowship Coordinator, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center

bozman@ospreywilds.org |(320) 245-2648 | www.ospreywilds.org


April 1 st , 2020

Seasonal Naturalist, Baker Outdoor Learning Center


Seasonal- 6 months (March 3-Sept 3)


Three Rivers Park District is seeking to fill seasonal naturalist positions at Baker Outdoor Learning Center in Maple Plain, MN. This position is responsible for developing and conducting, under direction, interpretive programs that will increase the public's awareness of their surrounding environment and foster the appreciation, enjoyment and utilization of Three Rivers Park District facilities. This position will start in early March. Our operation is 7 days a week and our typical work schedules include weekdays, weeknights, weekends, overnights and holidays. 


A full description of the position can be found on the Three Rivers Park District website. 

Online application on the Three Rivers Park District website.


Open until filled. 


Seasonal Camp Counselor, Baker Outdoor Learning Center


Seasonal- 3 months (June-August)


Three Rivers Park District is seeking to fill Seasonal Camp Counselor position at Baker in Maple Plain, MN. This position is responsible for providing supervision of campers staying overnight at the Baker Outdoor Learning Center that ensures a safe camp experience and assists Naturalists with summer camp programs and supervising campers both during the day and overnight.


A full description of the position can be found on the Three Rivers Park District website. 

Online application on the Three Rivers Park District website


Open until filled.


Naturalist Corps Intern at Fort Snelling, Gooseberry, Interstate, Itasca (2 positions), Jay Cooke, Lake Carlos, Sibley, Tettegouche, Whitewater, Wild River, and William O'Brien State Parks

Internship

Naturalist Corps interns interpret the natural and cultural features of state parks and trails in order to enhance visitors' awareness, understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of those resources. Under the mentorship of a park naturalist, Naturalist Corps interns provide public programs, answer visitor questions, and complete other projects as assigned. Work hours include some evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

A full job description can be found on the DNR website.

1. Log onto the Minnesota Careers website at www.mn.gov/careers
2. Enter "intern" in the Keywords field on the job search page.
3. Select "Natural Resources Dept" in the "Agency" column on the left side of the page.
4. Choose the internship(s) you're interested in.
5. Click the apply button to submit your application. 

January 31, 2020

Summer/Fall Naturalist, Springbrook Nature Center


2 Seasonal Positions

(May 28- November 22, 2020)

-Develop, conduct, and market environmental education curricula and programs, including summer camp.
-Develop, conduct, and market environmental education programming.
-Support volunteers as assigned.
-Help to maintain exhibit animals including reptiles, amphibians, and insects.
-And SUMMER CAMP!

A full description of the position can be found on the City of Fridley's website.

Visit the City of Fridley's website. 


January 27, 2020

Summer Naturalist , Springbrook Nature Center


3 Seasonal Positions (May 28- August 26, 2020)

-Organize and lead a variety of small group activities as developed by the Springbrook staff. Activities may include hiking, nature explorations, crafts, games, canoeing, archery, stream and pond hikes, art and drama activities, etc.
-Complete other assigned operational tasks before and after camp such as: clean up and room preparation.
-Provide fun and engaging activities outdoors.
-Identify and respond to camper behavioral issues.
-Communicate with parents regarding camper’s experiences and daily activities.
-Work alongside teenage volunteers within the
camp program.

A full description can be found on the City of Fridley's website.

Visit the City of Fridley's website


January 27, 2020

Develop and conduct high quality environmental education and interpretive naturalist programs and works with staff in operation of Wood Lake Nature Center.

40 hours/week, Tuesday through Saturday, beginning February 2020 through August 2020

Starting Salary: $13.83/hour; Salary Range: $13.83/hour minimum to $16/hour maximum

A full description can be found on the city website
Visit the City of Richfield website to submit an online application. 


Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Summer Animal Care & Education Intern, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Internship - Unpaid. This position runs June-August.

Learn about and assist with the care and management of Wolf Ridge’s education animals. Share your knowledge while teaching wildlife classes to summer campers, families, grandparents and grandchildren, and other groups.

Full description can be found on the website

Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. 

Open until filled.

Summer Counselor/
Assistant Trip Leader, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Full time; seasonal. This position runs June-August.

Wolf Ridge Summer Counselors have enthusiastic, open, positive attitudes and an interest in working outdoors with children. Provide leadership and mentor campers. Inspire in campers a sense of belonging, stewardship, and adventure. 

Full description can be found on the website

Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. You will be asked to complete an online application. 

Open until filled. 

Full time; seasonal. This position runs June-August.

Teach outdoor lessons in ecology, sustainability, adventure, cultural history, and nature-themed activities to people of all ages, including campers, family members (pre-school to grandparents) and youth groups.

For the full job description visit the website

Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. You will be asked to complete an online application. 

Open until filled. 

Summer Wilderness Trip Leader, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Full time; seasonal. This position runs June-August.

Wilderness Trip Leaders are responsible for all planning, pre-arrival packing, and leadership of our canoe, sea kayak, and hiking trips to the BWCAW, Apostle Islands, Quetico, Isle Royale, Split Rock Lighthouse and surrounding areas.

A full description can be found on the website


Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. You will be asked to complete an online application. 

Open until filled. 

Summer Organic Farm (2 openings – Intern and Field Manager), Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Field Manager - Full time; seasonal. Intern – Unpaid. These positions run June-August. 

Both positions will assist in farm operations and teaching. Additionally, the Field Manager will help with the care and management of farm fields, greenhouse facilities, growing beds, tools and equipment. 

Full description can be found on the website


Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. You will be asked to complete an online application. 

Open until filled. 

Summer Director Positions (4 openings – Health, Youth Programming, Family Programming, Counselors), Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Full time; seasonal. These positions run June-August

The summer directors provide leadership and guidance to staff and campers of the summer youth program. While all directors will work together through the summer, each serves a more focused goal as well. Information specific to each role can be found at the link to apply.

A full description of the positions can be found here

Visit the website and click on the job you are interested in. You will be asked to complete an online application. 

Open until filled.

Environmental Education Intern, River Bend Nature Center, Faribault, MN

Help plan and implement school programs to meet state science standards. Work with students of diverse cultures to understand the natural world. Handle visitor and public input courteously and responsively with respect for differing opinions and maintain positive relationships across sectors. 

Unpaid seasonal position, flexible to fit class schedules. 

Full description can be found at rbnc.org

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:

Breanna Wheeler, Executive Director
River Bend Nature Center
PO Box 186
Faribault, MN 55021

or email rbncinfo@rbnc.org

Open Until Filled

YES! Coordinator, Ney Nature Center

Full-time that pairs two part-time positions.
YES! coordinator position (up to 20 hours/week) will coordinate the YES! program for teams of youth and their coaches in Southern Minnesota. 
Full description can be found here

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and references via email to Becky Pollack, Executive Director, Ney Nature Center at Rebecca(at)neycenter(dot)org
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Open until filled

Administrative Assistant,
Ney Nature Center

A full time position that pairs two part-time positions.
Ney Nature Center Administrative Assistant (up to 20 hours/week) is responsible for the overall interface with members and site visitors, office duties, and administrative support of the Ney Nature Center Executive Director.
The full job description can be found here

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and references via email to Becky Pollack, Executive Director, Ney Nature Center at Rebecca(at)neycenter(dot)org
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Open Until Filled

Outdoor Education Program Facilitator, Camp Fire Minnesota

Part Time & Seasonal
This position leads inquisitive young minds during school field trips at Tanadoona, in-class sessions, and day off school programs, teaching them all about nature and the outdoors. This position may also lead groups through the team-building challenge program. All programs serve a large variety of students from the Twin Cities Metro area with grades K-12. 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@campfiremn.org. Please include "Program Facilitator" in the subject line of your email. 

Continuous 

Seasonal Naturalist, Long Lake Conservation Center

Part-time & Seasonal
Job Summary: To lead students, teachers and parents in conservation education programs and activities, conduct programs for students and adults in environmental education and outdoor recreation, and to oversee and cares for resident live animals.

Continuous

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