Job Opportunities

MacKenzie Center

The Department of Natural Resource’s MacKenzie Center is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our 2017 Fall Education Internship Program. This position provides unique opportunities to work in the field of Natural Resources, gain valuable experience, and build your resume. Join the MacKenzie Center team!

Description of the internship and application instructions:

Application deadline is September 2, 2017

Please share with your networks. This position may be of particular interest to college students in the following areas:  natural resources management, conservation, environmental education, interpretation, wildlife education, wildlife ecology, animal care, park management, recreation, camp and recreation, youth programming, camp management, and more.

The MacKenzie Center is located 25 miles north of Madison in Poynette, WI.  Learn more about our programs by searching “MacKenzie” at

Nonprofit Seeks Qualified Executive Director

Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes

Wild Ones is a national not-for-profit promoting native plants and sustainable landscaping. Through its 53 chapters
around the country, and from its WILD Center national headquarters near Appleton, WI, Wild Ones leads the
national landscaping movement by exploring, teaching, and influencing the practice of gardening.

This environmental education and advocacy organization was launched in 1977 as Wild Ones Natural Landscapers
by a small group attending a natural landscaping workshop. Since those early days, Wild Ones has become a
national volunteer-driven organization providing resources and organizational support to its 4,000 members.

Following a year of board-led reorganization, Wild Ones is primed to transfer management and operational
responsibilities from board to staff and begin a period of expansion and growth; it seeks an executive director to lead
this work. Reporting to the board chair, the executive director manages a small staff and a $350,000 budget.

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Student Interpretive Specialist

Location: The Lake Superior Estuarium, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, 14 Marina Drive, Barkers Island, Superior WI 54480.
Position Duration: September 21st, 2017 through May 27th, 2018
Rate of Pay: $10.25/hr. Students receiving work study awards at UW-Superior are also eligible for this position.
Estimated Hours per week: 8-16 hours per week. Position will be scheduled weekly on Fridays and Saturdays, approximately 9:30AM-5:00PM.

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Visitor Services & Rentals Manager

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) in Monona seeks an energetic, reliable individual to join its team in a dynamic new full-time position interfacing with the public, managing rentals, and contributing to a positive visitor experience. ALNC provides outdoor and environmental education programs to schools, families and community members, and hosts weddings, corporate retreats, private parties, special events and meetings. The Visitor Services & Rentals Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing the coordination and execution of rental events and ensuring excellence in front-end customer service through public reception and visitor services.

Full position description is linked and can also be found on our website.  Applications are currently being accepted, so please pass along to your networks as soon as possible!

Join the Naturalist team at Upham Woods 

Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is hiring a teaching Naturalists for the 2017/18 School Year.  Apply now!  For more information about the position please review the job description here.

Located in Wisconsin Dells, WI, the Upham Woods naturalists are the primary programmatic personnel for Upham Woods. In that regard this position is responsible for teaching the 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 the science center animals.

Park Educator

Performs general work in the operation of Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, including conducting environmental educational programming for area schools/organizations, designing and developing interpretive displays/exhibits, conducting interpretive hikes and other programming for the general public, conducting off site programs and general maintenance and fee collection at Suamico boat launch. This position also assists in maintain trails, grounds and facilities as well as care and maintenance of nature center animals. View our Facebook page at L.H. Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve or check us out at

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Wisconsin School Garden Network Seeks Training & Outreach Specialist

Help us build a thriving school garden network in Wisconsin!

Community GroundWorks is seeking an experienced garden-based learning Training & Outreach Specialist to develop and offer trainings, technical assistance services, and general outreach for the Wisconsin School Garden Network.

This 50% time, salaried position will play a central role in growing the connectivity and impact of this statewide network through workshops, technical assistance, and
 coordinating statewide outreach efforts.
For a detailed job description and application instructions please visit our website,
Deadline to apply is August 11th, 2017.





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