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The Minnesota Naturalists’ Association (MNA) exists to advance
natural and cultural resource interpretation 
for the purpose
of fostering wise stewardship of all resources.

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Graduate Naturalist at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, Full time/temporary graduate certificate program

Wolf Ridge offers work experience combined with regular evaluation and graduate level coursework in collaboration with Antioch University New England - designed to help you grow as an experiential educator and naturalist. This is a 10-month program from late August to Mid June that culminates in a graduate-level Certificate in Environmental Education and Sustainability, with 12 transferable graduate credits. Graduate naturalists teach an average of 6 half-day classes a week, attend graduate seminars, live and learn in our sustainable staff housing, and explore our 2,000 acre campus while learning how to be better educators, live in community, and co-teach with the natural world!

We will be starting interviews for the 2024-2025 cohort in early March.

Environmental Education Fellow, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center

Full-time temporary

Gain experience in current environmental education methods, as well as knowledge of Minnesota’s unique biomes and natural history through training seminars, direct mentorship, graduate-level coursework, and on-the-job learning.

Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit residential learning center near Sandstone, MN that provides outdoor educational opportunities to diverse audiences in an intimate setting. Our organization is committed to making the outdoors accessible to everyone with learner-centered, nature-focused programming that is responsive to all visitors. We hope you can join us and continue growing as an outstanding environmental educator!


https://ospreywilds.org/aboutus/work/fellowship/

To apply, email your cover letter explaining why you want to work with the public, particularly children, in the outdoors, resume, and three references (at least 2 professional) to:

Ashley Bozman (she/her), Fellowship Coordinator, Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center bozman@ospreywilds.org

(320) 245-2648 | www.ospreywilds.org

March 6, 2024 priority deadline, open until filled


High School Science Teacher (Environmental School) Academic Arts High School, West St Paul, MN, Full-time

Looking for qualified applicants who have a passion for teaching MN high school science standards through environmental, project-based themes. Academic Arts High School is a Teacher Powered School, meaning the professional staff have autonomy to design their own curriculum and truly have a say in the day-to-day and long term health of the school community. Below is a list of qualities that makes Academic Arts an attractive work environment:
Autonomy in your classroom
Teachers have a voice this small chool ( ~100 students)
Supportive classroom funding
Small classroom sizes with paraprofessional and SPED support
Project - based school
Casual dress code
Positive team working environment

Contact our administrator Davi Hicks (davi.hicks@academicarts.org) for more information. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Davi Hicks. 

Open Until Filled

Environmental Educator at Hartley Nature Center, part-time occasional



The Environmental Educator position may teach a variety of environmental education programming to various age groups at Hartley Nature Center. These events may include outreach programs, summer camp, field trips, birthday parties, afterschool programs, public programming/ naturalist staffing on weekends, and other duties as assigned. Work to center justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in your work as an educator and a part of the Hartley community Work to center stewardship and sustainability as an educator and part of the Hartley community.




https://hartleynature.org/about/employment/

Applicants please include a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two professional or educational references. Please direct applications or inquiries to: Mary Oliver, Education Director Hartley Nature Center 3001 Woodland Ave Duluth, MN 55803

(218)-724-6735 education@hartleynature.org

Open until filled

Environmental Education Intern, Hartley Nature Center in Duluth, full-time, stipend pay

The Environmental Education Intern will assist in developing and delivering environmental based content to people of all ages in camps, field trips and community programming. They will join a friendly, dynamic staff that is dedicated to carrying out Hartley Nature Center’s mission of inspiring lifelong connections with nature through education, play and exploration.

https://hartleynature.org/about/employment/

Applicants please include a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two professional and/or educational references. Ideally, at least one of the references has seen the applicant working with students or participants. Please direct applications or inquiries to: education@hartleynature.org

Open until filled

Various Education Positions, Minneapolis Park and Recreation, Board (Seasonal)

  • Prepare and deliver fun, educational, hands-on, programming that promotes positive outdoor and recreational experiences
  • Prepare and deliver interactive outreach activities at community events, for all ages
  • Complete administrative tasks as assigned
  • Provide outstanding customer service to visitors
  • Engage visitors to enhance their experience at the parks and promote positive outdoor experiences
  • Other duties as assigned

Find full descriptions and how to apply at

https://www.minneapolisparks.org/jobs/temporary_jobs/

Various deadlines, see individual postings


SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge) is Minnesota’s home for environmental education resources, including job and internship listings.  Visit their page to search for a position or to post one.




WAEE (Wisconsin Association of Environmental Education) is a member-based, professional community of individuals and organizations with diverse backgrounds that promotes responsible environmental action, elevates voices for environmental justice, and celebrates excellence in environmental education.


MyCountyParks.com is the ever-expanding internet presence for County Conservation Boards across Iowa. Numerous counties allow you to make online reservations for many of the 27,000+ events, programs & trips they collectively provide.  These include opportunities for jobs and internships.


www.mycountyparks.com


EEAI's (Environmental
Education Association
of Illinois)

mission is to maintain a vital network that supports and advances quality environmental education throughout the state.

www.eeai.net


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