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More than a nature center

It is a 52-year legacy as a pioneer in the areas of land restoration, research, and inquiry based education throughout Wisconsin serve as a strong foundation to its future initiatives.

Supporting community

Today, Riveredge is reimagining the role of the nature center by empowering and supporting communities to live in harmony with their natural environment in a way that encourages exploration, adventure, and fun, while contributing to the overall quality of life for our neighbors throughout southeastern Wisconsin.

Be your authentic self

The Riveredge team values diversity – in who we are, in how we think, and how we accomplish audacious goals together. Everyone is invited to bring their authentic self to their work: their passions, their interest, their skills and talents.  We strive to build and demonstrate a growth mindset; we learn from each other and continually seek to get better in our positions, and as people, every day. We promote equity, support one other, and build diverse teams where each member can bring their unique strengths with them to the table.

Open Positions

Executive Director Full-time

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of Riveredge Nature Center. This position reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for directing the achievement of Riveredge’s mission, strategic direction, administration, leadership and operational components. The Executive Director is the primary spokesperson for Riveredge and manages a budget of over $2,000,000 and a staff of approximately 30 employees.

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Director of Development Full Time

The Development Director provides key leadership to all philanthropic initiatives at Riveredge Nature Center and serves as an important part of the Center’s leadership team.  The Director of Development oversees a team of 3-5 that support the Development efforts in membership, grants, donors, and is critical to planning, implementing, and supervising all aspects of fund development.

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Buildings and Grounds Summer Assistant Full or part-time, May-Aug

The summer assistant will work with the Buildings and Grounds team to develop and maintain the facilities, grounds, farm, and trails of Riveredge Nature Center.

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