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Employment Opportunities

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve hires seasonal staff for field and office positions as needed. The number of seasonal positions varies each year based on project goals and/or returning seasonal staff. Openings for full-time permanent positions at the KVR are very infrequent but will be advertised in the same manner as seasonal employment. The education program welcomes applications at any time for instructors or naturalists on an as-needed basis (see below).

Guide and Instructor Positions

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve board is hiring on a rolling basis for education program instructors and field trip guides.  These positions are on an as needed basis. These roles may include guiding field trip tours, instructing our weekly workshops, Saturday programming, and summer camps.  There are lots of opportunities, for lots of areas of expertise! There are year-round opportunities.
Selected individuals will receive an hourly wage, on contractual agreement, to compensate for their time teaching. Training is available and will be paid.
To apply: Please submit a resume with three references and a letter of interest to our education department.

Contact Education Coordinator Maggie Schultz by phone: 608-625-2965 or email: