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Fontenelle Forest is one of Nebraska’s oldest conservation organizations and seeks to provide a place where people can experience the quiet wild of nature. Every member of our staff plays a vital role in the success of our organization.

Visitor Services Associate

Position Type: Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly
Salary: $13.50/hour
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life & long-term disability insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays), employee assistance program, membership privileges, professional development, 403(b) plan and casual work environment

Are you an enthusiastic person who loves working with others? Does working near 1600 acres of forest, wetlands and prairies sound like your ideal work environment? Join the Fontenelle Forest team as a full-time Visitor Services Associate! Let your outgoing energy be unleashed while engaging with others, and share your passion for nature and conservation with our visitors daily.


Summer Land Steward Intern

Position Type: Regular Part-time, Non-Extempt, Seasonal (May 15–August 11, 2023)
Salary: $12.00/hour
Benefits: Membership privileges, casual work environment, $200 gear allowance, and the opportunity to obtain job-related training and certifications such as CPR/First Aid, S212 Chainsaw, and Pesticide Application

Are you passionate about land conservation? Are you looking for a paid summer internship that provides direct, hands-on experience working on land maintenance and restoration projects? Join our team today and build your knowledge and network, while learning from an experienced Land Steward team and working with various partner organizations.


Summer Day Camp Counselor

Position Type: Temporary, Hourly, Non-Exempt (May 22- August 7, 2023)
Salary: $12.00/hour
Benefits: Paid training, membership privileges, 403(b) retirement plan, and casual work environment

As a Summer Day Camp Counselor at Fontenelle Forest, you will have the opportunity to share your passion for nature and the outdoors with youth of all ages! Spend your summer days motivating and inspiring young minds to explore the wonders of the natural world. From leading campers on adventures under the oak woodland forest canopy to facilitating activities that grow their appreciation of the outdoors, you’ll be a part of making our summer camps unforgettable!

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Notice: Right to Work

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Fontenelle Forest is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as
a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its employment-related policies and

Notice: E-Verify Participation

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Este empleador participa en E-Verify y proporcionará al gobierno federal la información de su Formulario I-9 para confirmar que usted está autorizado para trabajar en los EE.UU.

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Fontenelle Forest is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

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