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Internships and Careers

As the regional office of the National Audubon Society, covering Arizona and New Mexico, Audubon Southwest works to ensure the region's full diversity of birds and people thrivethrough wise use and protection of our water resources, by restoring and securing bird habitats on working lands, and by implementing measures to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. We achieve success through a unique blend of science, education, on-the-ground conservation delivery, and policy advocacy that has made Audubon a conservation leader in the Southwest.

Job positions open on an individual basis, while internship opportunities open seasonally. We welcome you to volunteer with us if there are no open positions you're interested in.

Open positions at Audubon Southwest 

All applicants must apply via the icims website for National Audubon Society. Applications and resumes sent to the Southwest office will not be considered.

Senior Facilities Assistant


The Senior Facilities Assistant is responsible for maintenance of the buildings, grounds, equipment, and vehicles at the RDAC. This position will collaborate with staff on facilities use and planning, manage and improve the site for wildlife with Center Director and volunteers and organize and oversee all work projects in an efficient, safe and productive manner that may involve RDAC volunteers with specific tasks as it relates to the operations of the Center specifically gardening, building and grounds upkeep, trails maintenance and other tasks. The Senior Facilities Assistant will regularly interact with diverse populations of visitors from around the world. Read more here.

Summer Camp Educator

Spend your summer outside! Work at the beautiful Randall Davey Audubon Center, teaching about the natural world here in Santa Fe. Connect kids with science and nature through outdoor investigations, games, crafts, and more. Lead groups of campers, ages 5-12, along the trails, through the forests, and along the river, all while learning and playing together.

Training start date is May 28, 2024, with camp programs running June 3rd -July 26th. The projected end date is August 1, 2024. This is an in-person position and does not have flexible hours. Typical hours will be either 8:00am-4:00pm or 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Educators earn $15-17 per hour, depending on experience. Submit your online application by April 1st for best consideration. Read more here.

Visit the National Audubon Society's Careers page to explore all open job opportunities. Read about our benefits here. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.

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COVID Policy

All new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to their start of employment unless they are pre-qualified by HR for exemption.

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