Schlitz Audubon Nature Center has a wide-variety of exciting employment opportunities for individuals who are enthusiastic, hard-working, and dedicated to supporting our mission. We look for the “it’s not a job, it’s a passion” type. Our staff is the foundation of our Center – we’re a dedicated, compassionate group who believes in integrity, responsibility and commitment. Only team players need apply.
Interested in joining our team? Check out our current opportunities:
Careers & Internships
- Land Manager - Regular, Full-Time
The Land Manager is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive land management program at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (SANC), to include the stewardship of a 40 acre river parcel 3.5 miles to the west of SANC’s main campus. S/he will be responsible for the stewardship of the property for educational, scientific, recreational and cultural purposes to benefit current and future generations. The Land Manager will supervise an assistant land steward, student interns, a team of regular volunteers, and volunteer corporate and school groups. The position reports to the Director of Conservation and works with all departments and appointed board committees.
- Assistant Land Steward - Regular, Part-Time
The Assistant Land Steward will provide support to the Center’s Land Manager and help oversee the ecological restoration of the entire grounds. S/he will gain professional skills related to the seasonal phenology of the 185 acre Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (SANC) site.
- Land Management Intern - Seasonal, Part-Time
Student interns will receive hands-on experience in natural areas management to further the development of the interns towards their professional trajectory. This position is designed to ground the individual with professional skill-sets related to the seasonal phenology of our 185 acre site. The knowledge gained should carry-over to other environments/systems in their career futures. The Center’s Land Management Intern assists the Center’s Land Manager with the ecological-restoration of the entire grounds. The typical work week is 20-28 hours.
- Summer Camp Preschool Intern – Seasonal, Part-Time
This unpaid internship program is designed to provide undergraduate or graduate students with an opportunity to gain practical experience teaching students from preschool through K5, while learning from experts in the field of environmental education. Camp interns help implement all aspects of the camp sessions in which they are involved. Camps are held outside a good portion of the day. Camp interns always work alongside other teachers, never in isolation. They have anywhere from eight to sixteen students in their camp sessions. The typical work week is 20-30 hours.
- Summer Camp Elementary Intern – Seasonal, Part-Time
Summer Camp Interns help implement all aspects of the camp sessions in which they are involved. Summer Camp Interns always work alongside other Naturalists and volunteers, never in isolation. They have anywhere from eight to sixteen students in their camp sessions. The typical work week is 20-30 hours. The Intern will gain experience leading small groups of students through our seasonally based, conservation education programs and learn to develop lesson plans for an outdoor setting. SANC’s Summer Camp Internship is a challenging and highly rewarding experience for someone considering a career in environmental education. This is an unpaid internship.