Careers/Internships

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center has a wide-variety of employment opportunities for individuals who are enthusiastic, hard-working, and dedicated to supporting our mission. Our staff is the foundation of our Center.

Interested in joining our team? Check out our current opportunities:

Careers & Internships

Director of Development | Full-time, exempt
The Director of Development is critical to planning, implementing, and supervising all aspects of fund development.  The Director of Development supervises the development department. The priorities of this position are to increase philanthropic giving to the Center and to expand the donor base. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and is an important member of the senior leadership team.

Nature Preschool Teacher | Part-time, non-exempt
The Schlitz Audubon Nature Preschool was founded in 2003, as one of the first of its kind in the nation. The Preschool’s uniqueness stems from our strong commitment to both environmental education and active learning. Our curriculum is both play-based and nature-focused, including daily outdoor discovery of Schlitz Audubon’s diverse habitats. Teachers work collaboratively both indoors and out, combining best practices of environmental education with early childhood education.

Weekend Facilities Assistant | Part-time, non-exempt
Schlitz Audubon’s Facilities Assistant is responsible for providing weekend maintenance and security as well as set-up for building rentals and programs. Facilities assistants work collaboratively with Schlitz Audubon staff, guests, and caterers during events. Throughout the weekend they monitor and maintain cleanliness in the restrooms, pavilion, and veranda. Must be able to work weekends, regularly lift objects more than 50 pounds, and be on the feet for long periods of time.

Summer Camp Intern | Full or Part-time, unpaid
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is offering up to three unpaid Summer Camp (School Age) Internships. This intern program is designed to provide undergraduate or graduate college students with an opportunity to gain practical experience teaching students from elementary through middle school. By working with professional Naturalist educators, interns will develop outdoor teaching skills and learn how to incorporate their knowledge of Wisconsin natural history into lesson plans for young students.  Schlitz Audubon’s Summer Camp Internship is a challenging and highly rewarding experience for someone considering a career in environmental education.

Land Management Intern | Full or Part-time, unpaid
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 ecological land management.  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.