Job Opportunities

Monk Botanical Gardens

Position: AmeriCorps Member/ Environmental Education Intern
Reports to: Education Coordinator
Status: May-Aug quarter-time 450-hour AmeriCorps position
Pay Scale: AmeriCorps Living Allowance & Education Award for 450-hour minimum time position

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to For questions call 715-261-6309.

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Join the Teaching Naturalist Team at Upham Woods

Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is a residential facility operated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and located on the beautiful Wisconsin River, two miles north of Wisconsin Dells. The facility consists of 14 buildings that supply lodging, meals and environmental education resources year round for youth and youth leaders. The Center rests on 310 acres of forested land including Blackhawk Island, a 210-acre designated State Natural Area. This wooded property is home to sandstone outcroppings and a diverse forest community. The rock cliffs, shady canyons, caves and sandy beaches feature a variety of flora and fauna. All together weaving a unique story of biology, geology and cultural history.

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Join the Summer Camp Team at Upham Woods

Upham Woods is a residential facility operated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and located on the beautiful Wisconsin River, two miles north of Wisconsin Dells. The property rests on 318 acres of forested land including Blackhawk Island, a 218-acre island in the Wisconsin River. We offer a variety of programs including outdoor education, canoeing, archery, fishing, swimming, arts and crafts, and nature center activities including live reptiles and amphibians. All staff are responsible for the supervision of campers and teen counselors providing leadership and maintaining a positive and engaging environment. Join our summer staff and help foster amazing summer camp memories.

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Education Director, Ag and Natural Resources and STEM

The Education Director provides educational program leadership for Agriculture, Natural Resources and STEM programs at the Wisconsin Technical Colleges.  This position is responsible for development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of programs and curriculum related to Agriculture, Natural Resources, and STEM. Other responsibilities include supporting the with instructional design techniques and assessment strategies, ensuring system-wide compliance with instructional policies and program integrity, managing the grant review process for the program area. This position reports the Associated Vice President of the Office of Instruction.

Deadline to apply is November 25, 2018

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Seasonal Field Instructor (temporary) – Treehaven

The Treehaven Field Instructor will advance the mission of Treehaven, contributing to educational programs by teaching environmental education programming and outdoor skills to visiting school groups and adult workshops and trainings. Lessons taught include, but are not limited to cross- country skiing, snowshoeing, shelter building, canoeing/kayaking, tracking, wolf ecology, Northwood’s ecology, interpretive hikes, stream study and other programming. The position will utilize social media to market Treehaven programs and update program information. The position
will also assist with Treehaven operations including meeting, greeting and occasionally checking in/out groups in rotation with other Treehaven team members to provide exceptional customer
service. Assist in planning or participate in public programs such as Dinner and a Speaker series, Timber Wolf Winter Ecology workshop, WAEE winter workshop and other events. In spring, help
with planning and implementing the planting plan for Treehavens’s 9,500 square foot organic garden.

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Outdoor Programs Coordinator

Rutabaga Outdoor Programs (ROP) creates opportunities for all people to connect with nature, others and
themselves through time on the water. The Outdoor Programs Coordinator implements all aspects of the ROP
Youth Program under supervision of the Director of Outdoor Programs. This position shares responsibility for
achieving business and program goals for Rutabaga Outdoor Programs and Rutabaga Paddlesports with the
entire Rutabaga team.

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University of Wisconsin Open Positions

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Aldo Leopold Nature Center 

Job Opportunities and Internships

Summer Outdoor Adventure Club, Inc.

Environmental Educator Position Announcement

General Description:

The Environmental Educator will lead half-day and full-day field trips for elementary-age youth, 1-3 days per week. The educator will lead activities sharing their enthusiasm and love for nature; ensure the safety of trip participants; and create a positive outdoor experience for all participants and co-leaders in SOAC programs. This is a part-time, paid position with Summer Outdoor Adventure Club, Inc. SOAC is a nonprofit group that provides outdoor adventures and learning in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

Time commitment:  Varies throughout the year. Half-day field trips begin at 8 am and end ~noon; full-day field trips begin at 8 am and end ~3 pm. Fall field trips run Sept-Nov; winter field trips run Jan & Feb (snow dependent); Spring field trips run April-May. In addition to the school-year position, SOAC also makes 4-5 summer adventure trips involving biking, canoeing, and camping for 3-5 days duration. Applicants are encouraged to inquire about opportunities in the summer program.

Routine activities:  Hiking; facilitating the team building low-element challenge course; snowshoeing; canoeing/kayaking; occasionally biking. Trip locations include: Hartje Nature Center and Romoren School forests (owned by the Reedsburg School District); Mirror Lake, Wildcat Mountain & Rocky Arbor State Parks; City of Reedsburg and Sauk County parks and wildlife areas; Sauk Prairie Recreation Area; Ableman Gorge (Rock Springs) and Pewits Nest (Baraboo) State Natural Areas; and other locations as assigned.

Qualifications:  Current CDL license REQUIRED to transport trip participants on school buses
Lifeguard certification preferred
Reliability, flexibility and positive attitude
Experience working with children
Knowledge of Wisconsin’s natural history

Compensation: School year trips will range from $15.00/hr to $20.00/hr depending on education and experience, history in the field, and other qualifications

Application Process: Send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Gary Williams, CEO Summer Outdoor Adventure Club, Inc,
Position is open until filled.






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