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
Summer Teacher - seasonal, full-time
The Summer Teacher will share Schlitz Audubon Nature Center’s mission through environmental education by teaching urban grade school students who are participating in a nature center and school district partnership. This is a unique opportunity for a qualified educator with a passion for environmental science. The Summer Teacher will use Schlitz Audubon’s beautiful natural setting as a classroom for Milwaukee Public School (MPS) children. Join a historic partnership that seeks to make a lasting difference in young hearts and minds.
Event Assistant - part-time
The Event Assistant creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for the wedding party and their guests. He/she greets and directs wedding party upon arrival and provides assistance throughout the event. The Event Assistant coordinates with caterers and event crew to ensure the highest quality of customer service. The Event Assistant works a flexible weekend schedule to accommodate the seasonal wedding calendar and reports to the Rental Coordinator.
Summer Camp (School Age) Internship - unpaid
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is offering up to two 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.
Summer Camp Interns are expected to maintain professional and communicative relations with parents and guardians of summer camp children. This may include addressing issues as outlined in the Summer Camp Policies & Procedures Manual (as administered by the Director of Summer Camp). Interns report to the Director of Summer Camp.
Land Management Intern - 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.