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Established in 1971 and encompassing 725 acres of unique property, the Bubolz Nature Preserve is dedicated to developing a sound environmental ethic in persons of all ages through education, recreation and conservation, while promoting a strong sense of overall wellness and appreciation of nature.

Position: Environmental Education Intern
Location: Appleton, WI
Position Type: Part Time – average of 24-30 hrs. /week flexible
Application Deadline: May 15th

The Environmental Education Intern of the Bubolz Nature Preserve will assist the program team in executing educational programs. This position reports to the Public Program Coordinator and School Program Coordinator of the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, Inc., a publicly supported charity.


  • Assist with preparation and teaching of:
    • Summer Camps for Ages 4-14
    • Environmental education programs for public groups
    • Daycare and other community groups
    • Corporate Teambuilding programs
  • Assist with other events throughout the Preserve
  • Maintain Educational Equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completed college coursework in the education or natural sciences field
  • Interest in working with children of all ages and families
  • Enthusiastic, positive, and motivated
  • Strong ability to work independently, yet enthusiastic to be part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work regular week hours as well as evenings and weekends
  • A passion for the outdoors and ultimately the preserve’s mission

Duration & Hours

  • Internship will run from June 4th – August 23rd
  • 24 to 30 hours a week with a flexible schedule
  • Paid position

 To Apply


Position: Custodian/Banquet Set-Up
Location: Appleton, WI
Position Type: Part Time – average of 10 hrs. /week
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Key Responsibilities:

  • room set up for weddings, programs, special events
  • set-up/tear-down of equipment and cleaning associated with preserve programs/events
  • ensuring both levels of the Environmental Center are thoroughly cleaned
  • emptying trash and recyclables to dumpsters
  • ensuring janitorial closets are clean, organized and fully stocked
  • assessing and cleaning outer facilities including: Environmental Center decks and patios, restrooms, Amphitheater, Sugar Shack, Schoolhouse and Log Cabin

How To Apply:  Send resume to or mail to 4815 N. Lynndale Dr. Appleton, WI 54913. No phone calls or in-person visits please.

Complete job description HERE.