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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.

Director of Education

Position type: Full Time, exempt Salary: Starting at $46,600 DOE  Benefits: Health, life & long-term disability insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays), membership privileges, 403(b)

Fontenelle Forest seeks a dynamic leader to usher its educational programs and services into an ambitious future. Our vision is to be a national leader in environmental stewardship and education and the region’s premier nature center.


Facility Rental Associate

Position type: Part-time, non-exempt Salary: Starts at $15.00/hour  Benefits: Membership privileges. 

The Facility Rental Associate is the main point of contact for all prospective and contracted rental customers, and is responsible for responding to all rental inquiries, showing rental spaces, executing rental agreements, and serving as the point of contact before, during and after rental events.


School Program Manager

Position type: Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt Salary: Starts at $14.50/hour Benefits: Health and Life insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, membership privileges, 403b Open until filled. 

The School Programs Manager leads the development and delivery of K-12 standards-based learning, teacher education and after-school programs. The School Programs Manager is responsible for a wide variety of environmental and nature-based education.

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Part-time Naturalist Educator

Position type: part-time, non-exempt Salary: Starts at $10.25/hour DOE Benefits: membership privileges. Open until filled. 

The part-time Naturalist Educator is an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who supports Fontenelle Forest’s mission to support discovery of the quiet wild of nature and inspire current and future generations to care for the natural world. The Educator facilitates nature-based programs during the school year (January-May, August-December) with additional summer work (June-July) available. Successful candidates should be available to facilitate a minimum of 4 programs per week (12-16 hours).



Marketing Intern

Are you learning marketing or journalism and want to work for a non-profit? Maybe you are studying environmental sciences and want to learn more about marketing. Fontenelle Forest seeks a creative self‐starter to assist Fontenelle Forest with its communications efforts.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing and development while working for a well‐known, community based non‐profit organization. Please note: This is an unpaid position.



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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