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Current open positions and Portland Audubon's standard employment application.

Application Instructions

Application instructions for specific job openings are included on the job description. All applications require a cover letter, resume, and a completed application form, available here (to download the application form, right-click the link and select "save link as" or "save target as"). Unless otherwise noted, completed applications should be emailed to: jobs@audubonportland.org

The Audubon Society of Portland is committed to equality of opportunity for all through equity practices, both in our workplace and in access to nature. (See our Diversity Statement, here.) Civic engagement and staff diversity are core strategic goals, as illuminated by the report Green 2.0 and formalized by board-approved strategy. The Audubon Society of Portland is an equal opportunity organization that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

See positions below: 

Spring Environmental Educator (Multiple Positions)

Applications due by February 5, 2018

The Audubon Society of Portland is seeking talented Environmental Educators to lead our youth program trips, classes, and camps. Applicants should have experience in environmental education with knowledge of Pacific Northwest natural history. Qualified individuals should also have a passion for working with children and for cultivating each child’s personal connection to the natural world. Portland Audubon’s Environmental Educators work with diverse populations of youth, including youth of color, immigrants, and underserved youth. Our educators are responsible for collaborative facilitation of programs as well as being flexible and willing to teach in informal outdoor settings. Each Environmental Educator will work with a team of education staff to run the activities of each program in a safe, fun, and engaging way. We are hiring for several positions to lead a variety of environmental education programs for school age youth, including traveling programs in local schools, onsite field trips at Portland Audubon’s sanctuary, off-site field trips to local natural areas, and overnight experiences. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

Summer Environmental Educator (Multiple Positions)

Applications due by February 5, 2018

The Audubon Society of Portland is seeking talented Environmental Educators to lead our summer camp trips, classes, and camps. Applicants should have experience in environmental education with knowledge of Pacific Northwest natural history. Qualified individuals should have a passion for working with children and for cultivating each child’s personal connection to the natural world. Portland Audubon’s Environmental Educators work with diverse populations of youth, including youth of color, immigrants and underserved youth. Our summer educators are responsible for collaborative facilitation of camps as well as being flexible and willing to teach in informal outdoor settings. Each Environmental Educator will work with a team of summer camp staff to run the activities of camp in a safe, fun and engaging way. We are hiring for several positions to lead a combination of half-day, full-day, and overnight summer camps for youth ages 6-18. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

Community Programs Educator

Applications due by February 5, 2018

The Community Programs Educators are responsible for developing and delivering Portland Audubon’s community-based youth programs including the TALON (Teach, Advocate, Lead, Observe, Nurture) program and Community Camps. Portland Audubon’s Community Camps provide hands-on, nature-based education through summer camps at no cost to participants. 

In partnership with community development organizations like Hacienda, Bienestar, and ROSE CDC, these programs are offered in a variety of Portland metropolitan area neighborhoods and family events. The TALON program provides extensive training and employment for young people of color aged 16-20 as they learn skills that will help them succeed in conservation and environmental education professions. TALON teens participate in ten Saturday training sessions that provides a foundation in diversity, equity, inclusion, local natural history, environmental science, and local and regional conservation issues. Each participant is then placed in a paid summer apprenticeship position in Portland Audubon’s education, communications, conservation, wildlife rehabilitation, or nature sanctuary programs. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

 

Summer 2012 education staff
Portland Audubon's environmental educators, interns and high school counselors for summer 2012.
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