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Summer Naturalist and Garden Aide

Posted 03/04/2024
County Iowa
Location Ladora ,Iowa
Salary up to $13 per hour
Deadline 04/07/2024


This position will run approximately May through August and will offer opportunities to actively participate in outdoor education, interpretation, visitor services, maintaining pollinator gardens, and natural resource management. Some night and weekend hours will be required. The position is 40 hours per week.     

Duties:  Develop and present educational programs, assist with summer camps, assist with design and construction of nature center displays, maintain pollinator gardens at Lake Iowa Park, assist with educational animal care (reptiles, amphibians, insects), write articles for the county conservation newsletter, assist with resource management, staff the Lake Iowa Nature Center on weekends and lead weekend environmental education programs, and other duties as assigned. 

For more information or if you have questions, call Mary at (319) 655-8466 or email

Link for job aplication can be found HERE

Either be enrolled in or have a degree in natural resources, environmental education, interpretation, parks and recreation, conservation, landscaping, environmental studies, or a related field. The applicant must also possess a valid driver’s license

To Apply
This position will be open until filled. Applicants should send a completed application, current resume, three references, and a cover letter by email to

Link for aplication can be found in the description section.

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