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The mission of Houston Audubon is to advance the conservation of birds and positively impact their supporting environments. Houston Audubon is a nonprofit organization established in 1969 to conserve wildlife and natural resources with a positive local, regional, and global impact through sanctuary and habitat management, environmental education, and conservation advocacy. Houston Audubon owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries in the Houston Gulf Coast area providing over 4,100 acres of wetlands, forest, coastal woodlots and prairie, and beach that serve as critical habitat for over 300 species of migratory and resident birds. Houston Audubon sanctuaries also serve as community assets where people enjoy nature, learn, socialize, and explore. We deliver hundreds of nature-based program experiences for children and adults every year.

Conservation Specialist (Community Science)

Position Classification: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Reports to: Conservation Director

Application Deadline: February 3

Position Summary: Full-time position with an internationally recognized conservation organization. Working closely with the Conservation Director, the Conservation Specialist will assist in all monitoring and community science initiatives across both Houston Audubon’s sanctuaries and the greater Upper Texas Coast region. The successful candidate will be responsible for the assistance, coordination, and execution of various community science and avian research projects. These projects include avian monitoring of our 17 sanctuaries, boat-based colonial waterbird surveys, managing urban community-science bird surveys, and managing the data and assisting with reports for all Houston Audubon monitoring and science initiatives. Houston Audubon’s Conservation Department is housed at Houston Audubon’s Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary located in West Houston. Occasional work and travel to other Houston Audubon sanctuaries will be required.

Administrative Assistant

Position Classification: Part-time (20-25 hours/week) non-exempt
Reports to: Operations Director

Position Summary: The part-time Administrative Assistant will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the office to facilitate efficiency and effectiveness of the organization’s operations, including but not limited to receiving and serving visitors, maintaining office space and functionality, mail processing, and supply and merchandise management.

See PDF below for essential responsibilities, qualifications, and skills.

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Thank you for your interest in advancing the conservation of birds and positively impacting their supporting environments. We look forward to meeting you!