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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


Now Hiring Communications Manager

Position Summary

Audubon Southwest (ASW) is seeking a Communications Manager. This person will create and implement communication strategies in support of ASW’s mission, brand, and conservation strategies in New Mexico and Arizona. Reporting to the Executive Director of ASW, the Communications Manager will primarily focus on digital outreach and engagement related to Audubon Southwest education, development, conservation, and advocacy strategies through email, social media engagement, and website management.

The ideal candidate is detail oriented, thrives in a fast-pasted environment, and passionate about engaging the public through social media, email campaigns, and other digital communication channels. This is an exciting time to join Audubon Southwest.

Compensation: $70,000 / year



 Now Hiring Senior Education Coordinator in Phoenix

Position Summary

The Senior Education Coordinator will provide nature education to Phoenix youth as a lead naturalist guide and program coordinator at the Nina Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center. The core functions of this position include coordinating our school programs, including K-8th grade field trips and in-classroom presentations, service-learning opportunities, and community programs at the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center.

Additionally, the Education Coordinator will help recruit and manage our Center volunteers, seasonal interns, along with the Center and Audubon Education team.

Compensation: $43,000 / year

Apply HERE


Visit the National Audubon Society's Careers page to explore all open job opportunities.

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