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

Join our Team!

Portland Audubon is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment, reflecting the diversity of our community in its board, staff, volunteers, and members; ensuring its internal culture, business practices, and programs are welcoming and advance its diversity goals; and empowering staff to make positive changes in their environment and in Portland Audubon’s culture.

Portland Audubon does not discriminate on the basis of race; creed; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; age; religion; marital status; national origin or ancestry; political affiliation; citizenship; lawful immigration status; or mental, physical or medical disability; Veteran status; or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces. 

How to Apply

For all Portland Audubon job opportunities, please complete and send the following to jobs@audubonportland.org with the job title as the subject line:

*To complete the employment application, download the application form, right-click the link and select ”save link as” or “save target as”. If you have trouble with downloading the form, please print, fill out manually, and send the scanned document along with your resume and cover letter to jobs@audubonportland.org with the job title as the subject line. 

All applicants will receive an email response within days of applying to ensure that they are kept informed of the progress of their application. We look forward to receiving your application packet. 


Current Openings

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Application Deadline: EXTENDED to March 25, 2019

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Operating Officer leads our operations and finance, providing the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Portland Audubon has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure its financial strength and operating efficiency. In partnership with the Executive Director and HR & Equity Manager, this position has a leadership role in creating and retaining a diverse and inclusive organizational culture. 

Download full job description 

Info Sessions for the COO Position

Portland Audubon will be hosting Informational Sessions for those interested in the COO position. Please come with any questions you may have for our Executive Director, Nick Hardigg. Sessions include snacks and refreshments. The sessions held at Portland Audubon will also include a short tour of our santuary with the Executive Director.


If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Mosaic Metier, a diversity recruiting and consulting firm. Mosaic Metier is a Black female owned company that has been retained for this search. Contact them at Engage(at)mosaicblueprint.com and learn more about at www.mosaicmetier.com

Mosaic Metier


Wildlife Care Center Seasonal Assistant

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Wildlife Care Center Seasonal Assistant is responsible for assisting the Wildlife Care Center Manager and staff with all aspects of daily operations, including treatment and care of injured and recovering wildlife, supervision and training of volunteers, public outreach, record keeping and facility maintenance. Applicants should possess excellent team building skills. The Care Center Assistant must be able to juggle a multitude of tasks with professionalism, flexibility, and a sense of humor.

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Community Programs Coordinator

Open until filled.

The Community Programs Coordinator is responsible for developing and delivering Portland Audubon’s community-based youth programs including the TALON (Teach, Advocate, Lead, Observe, Nurture) program and Explorador Summer Camps. 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. 

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Environmental Educator (Spring & Summer)

Open until filled.

Portland Audubon is seeking talented Environmental Educators to lead our youth summer 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. 

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Staff Photo 2018 at Marmot


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