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Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center is seeking an experienced education leader who builds equitable, inclusive, and diverse teams and has demonstrated success in the management and innovative delivery of environmental education programs. The Program Director is responsible for managing all programming tams and cooperatively developing, evaluating, and enhancing program content, goals, objectives, budgets, and resource allocation. This position leads a team of 10+ year round staff and dozens more who seasonally deliver nationally-acclaimed environmental education programming to a wide variety of audiences, with a primary focus on children. An active member of the Wolf Ridge leadership team, the Program Director partners with the Executive Director and other leadership team members to set the short- and long-term strategy for Wolf Ridge and to ensure the center's learning experience and operational goals are met. This position has a lead role in implementing the center's diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

A full description of the position can be found on the Wolf Ridge website

Please submit via email to Peter Smerud, Executive Director, a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, a minimum of three reference contacts with description of the relationship, and professional writing example, to
jobs(@)wolf-ridge.org. A Wolf Ridge employment application must also be completed. The application can be found on the Wolf Ridge website

Evaluation of applicants will begin in mid-May. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Summer Camp Naturalist, Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center

Full time, seasonal

-This position is responsible for teaching environmental education 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 our nature center animals.
-The Upham Woods Summer Naturalists are the primary programmatic personnel for Upham Woods over the summer. 
-Additionally, the summer counselor naturalists may sometimes be called upon to lead off and onsite adventure-type programs. 
-All of the above is to be done with a focus on customer service and effective educational methods in a safe environment. 

A full description of the position can be found here

Please send resume, cover letter and 3 reference to Isabelle Herde, Program Director at isabelle.herde(@)wisc.edu

May 17, 2021

Full time, seasonal

Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental learning center near Sandstone, MN that provides outdoor educational opportunities to diverse audiences in an intimate setting. Gain experience on our expanding Trapp Farm as we grow produce and raise pastured animals in what will be our first season of production! Grow high-quality, nutrient-dense food while stewarding the land and adding to your farming skills. You will work with our farm manager, operations director, volunteers and other workers while doing a wide variety of farm tasks. 

A full description of the position can be found on the Osprey Wilds website

Send a cover letter (including your available start and end dates), resume, and three references to: 
Jill Rudolph, Operations Director at
rudolph(@)ospreywilds.org

This position is open until filled. Start date is flexible but hoping for a candidate to begin early to mid-May. 

Minnesota GreenCorps AmeriCorps Member, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

50 positions available statewide

Full time, temporary
September 2021-August 2022

Minnesota GreenCorps is a statewide AmeriCorps program coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with a mission to preserve and protect Minnesota's environment and strengthen communities. MN GreenCorps members serve full-time at environmental nonprofits, government agencies, or educational institutions throughout the state. Members address critical environmental issues while gaining green job skills and networking with environmental professionals. 

Members serve on projects in one of four environmental focus areas: air pollutant reduction; community readiness and outreach; green infrastructure; waste reduction, recycling, and organics management.

Member activities may include: delivering environmental education, implementing sustainability-related projects, collecting benchmarking and analyzing data, improving habitat, implementing recycling programs, collaborating with community members, and mobilizing volunteers. 

A full description of the position can be found on the MPCA website

Visit the MPCA website to learn more about the program, review available positions, locations, and read the application guidelines. Please direct questions to mngreencorps.pca(@)state.mn.us

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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