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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Bookkeeper

 This position is responsible for assisting with day-to-day financial tasks including by limited to, managing relationships with vendors and assisting with accounts receivable and payable. 

Please contact Katie Van Doeselaar, our Office Manager, with any questions regarding the position or to submit all required documents.

Internships

Please click on any of the links underneath your internship of interest for further information and an internship position description.

How do I apply for an BNC Internship?

Individuals interested in any of the below internships should send an internship-specific resume, cover letter, and Volunteer Application to Katelyn Nettler, our Volunteer and Outreach Manager, via:

Mail:
Blandford Nature Center
Attn: Katelyn Nettler, Volunteer & Outreach Manager
1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

-or-

Email:
Katelyn Nettler
Subject: Insert Specified Internship Title Here Internship Resume & Cover Letter
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org

What is the next step after my resume, cover letter, & volunteer application have been submitted?

Once your resume, cover letter, and volunteer application have been received, you will receive an email from Blandford Nature Center verifying that it was received. If all 3 of the above documents are not submitted your internship application will be discarded.

A series of background checks as well as a brief review by staff will be completed for each application submitted. You will be contacted to of your application status no more than 2 weeks after submission.

Summer Day Camp Nature Art Coordinator Internship

The Nature Art Coordinator Intern is responsible for coordinating, developing, and delivering nature art activities that support Blandford Nature Center’s summer camp infrastructure.

Click here for more information on the Nature Art Coordinator Internship

Land Stewardship Internship

The Land Stewardship Intern is responsible for assisting with various land stewardship operations and projects, including general grounds and maintenance support.

Click here for more information on the Land Stewardship Internship

Volunteer & Outreach Internship

The Volunteer and Outreach Intern is responsible for assisting with day-to-day outreach and volunteer program tasks. They will deal primarily with Blandford Nature Center’s marketing needs, public relations, event and program promotion, and special project work.

Click here for more information on the Volunteer & Outreach Internship

Environmental Education Internship

The Environmental Education Intern is responsible for developing and implementing environmental education curriculum for community members and students that visit Blandford Nature Center. Multiple positions available.

Click here for more information on the Environmental Education Internship

Farm Education Internship

The Farm Education Intern is responsible for developing and implementing farm education curriculum for community members and students that visit Blandford Nature Center’s Farm.

Click here for more information on the Farm Education Internship

Sugarbush Programs Internship

The Sugarbush Programs Intern is responsible for assisting in the facilitation and implementation of school programs, community events and festival related to the Sugarbush Season at Blandford Nature Center.

Click here for more information on the Sugarbush Programs Internship

Finance Internship

The Finance Intern is responsible for assisting with day-to-day financial tasks. The Finance Intern position is primarily clerical, with a focus on processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, Quickbook entry, and special project work.

Click here for more information on the Finance Internship