This is part-time (25 hour per week) professional position. The
incumbent will develop, conduct, and train volunteers to conduct environmental
education programs for all age groups, with particular emphasis on birds. The
incumbent will also coordinate or assist in coordinating special events, and coordinate
exhibits at conservation-related shows and conferences. The incumbent will also be our
social media coordinator, and will write articles for each issue of our magazine and
newsletter. Other duties include disseminating publicity about the organization and its
events through a variety of media and answering natural history questions over the
phone. Some issue advocacy may also be required.
Skills and Qualifications: Two years of coursework in Environmental Education,
Environmental Interpretation, Environmental Science or equivalent (Bachelor’s or
Master’s degree preferred). Extensive experience designing and conducting
environmental education programs for K-12 groups and adults required. Must have
extensive knowledge of Michigan natural history. Birding experience strongly preferred.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and must be proficient with
MS Office Suite, Internet, and Facebook. Experience in website development and
maintenance also required. Experience with Bloomerang CRM software a plus. Must
be a self-starter, organizer, and a networker.
Terms of employment: This is a permanent position that the organization hopes to
upgrade to a full-time positon as funds become available..
Preferred start date: June 10, 2019. Please submit applications by April 30, 2019 if
possible, however the position will remain open until a selection is made. The position
work location is in Southeast Michigan. Note: the intention is to upgrade this position to
full-time with a base salary of $40,000 within 6 months to a year, depending on how fast
donations come in for our current baseline staffing campaign.
How to Apply: Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters
of reference to Rochelle Breitenbach, President of Detroit Audubon at