Current open positions and Portland Audubon's standard employment application.
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See positions below:
Summer Camp Environmental Educators (Multiple Positions)
Applications due May 8, 2017 by 5 p.m.
The Audubon Society of Portland is seeking talented Environmental Educators to lead our summer camp trips, classes and camps. Applicants must 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. 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. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
Environmental Education Summer Interns (Multiple Positions)
Applications due May 18, 2017
Join the Education Team of the Audubon Society of Portland and tour the Pacific Northwest with youth eager to learn about the region’s wild areas and wildlife. Day Camps are based in beautiful Forest Park in Portland, Oregon. Week-long overnight Summer Camps are based in a variety of settings including the coast, Mount Hood and the San Juan Islands. Instructors work as a team, implementing innovative hands-on environmental education programs according to weekly educational themes. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
Nature Store Sales Lead & Buyer
Applications due April 30, 2017 by 5 p.m.
The Audubon Society of Portland is recruiting for a full time Nature Store Sales Lead & Buyer. Our Nature Store is a thriving business, generating nearly three-quarter million dollars in sales annually, carrying a suite of products designed for birding and nature enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. The Nature Store is the first place that visitors and members go to learn about the Audubon Society of Portland’s facilities and nature sanctuaries. The Nature Store Buyer/Sales Lead assists the Store Manager and other staff in day-to-day store operations: working with our volunteer clerks to welcome visitors, members and volunteers, provide excellent sales assistance and customer service, natural history information, and offer the public an outstanding Audubon experience. The Nature Store Buyer/Sales Lead has a passion for Portland Audubon’s mission of inspiring people to love and protect nature, and works as part of a dedicated team to assure the Store’s success and growth. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
Backyard Habitat Certification Program Assistant
Applications due April 28, 2017 by 5 p.m.
The Program Assistant will be an integral team member of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program that will provide essential administrative and database support. The position will be employed by Audubon Society of Portland but will support the needs of, and represent, both Portland Audubon and Columbia Land Trust in implementing the program and will spend time working out of both the Portland Audubon and Columbia Land Trust offices. This is an exciting position for somebody interested in being an essential part of an innovative program to transform urban landscapes, engage diverse communities in conservation and become a part of two of the most effective conservation organizations in the region. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
Director of Education
Open until filled. Preference given to applications received by March 27, 2017 by 5 p.m.
The Audubon Society of Portland seeks an experienced manager, environmental educator, and leader to lead one of the most highly regarded and influential environmental education programs in the Pacific Northwest. The department offers a broad array of fee-based as well as free programs for youth and adults. With a full-time staff of seven, a seasonal team of twenty-five, and dozens of committed volunteers, the education department’s programs directly engage more than 15,000 youth and adults annually, with affiliated programs reaching many thousands more. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.