Birdability seeking executive director

Through education, outreach and advocacy, Birdability works to ensure the birding community and the outdoors are welcoming, inclusive, safe and accessible for everybody. The focus is on people with mobility challenges, blindness or low vision, chronic illness, intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness, and those who are neurodivergent, deaf or hard of hearing or who have other health concerns.

They are looking to hire their first executive director. This is a remote position with many benefits. You can find more information HERE on their website.


DEI consultant opening

DEI Consultant sought by Natural Land Institute

Natural Land Institute (NLI) is seeking a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion qualified consultant to conduct an organizational evaluation and to assist us in incorporating these principles across programs and organizational culture in our service area in northern Illinois.

Our mission is to create an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants, and animals.

For a detailed description of duties, CLICK HERE. The deadline for submission is Monday, May 17, 2023 no later than 5 PM.

Questions? Contact Kerry at (847) 609-1292.


Ecologist opening in Chicago


The Wetlands Initiative located in Chicago has an opening for an ecologist.

The Ecologist will play a central role in developing and executing The Wetlands Initiative’s ecological restoration work. This is a full-time position with benefits that is based in our Chicago office and will provide project, research, and administrative support for our ecologists and site managers. This will be an excellent position for someone early in their career path in restoration ecology and/or habitat conservation.

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Natural Land Institute Seeks Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of the Natural Land Institute in Rockford, Illinois announces they are seeking candidates to fill the position of Executive Director of the organization.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2023. It is the goal of the Search Committee to fill the position by June 2023.

For more information, click here.

You can send a resume and cover letter to



Restoration Technician opening at Lake Forest Open Lands


Lake Forest Open Lands Association is looking for a Restoration Technician based at its Lake Forest, Illinois offices. This full-time position reports to the Director of Land Stewardship to identify, implement, assess, and perform restoration and land stewardship activities for LFOLA’s properties and preserves.

The application deadline is Tuesday, February 28, 2023. For details on how to apply, CLICK HERE.


Paid Internships at Conservation Foundation

The Conservation Foundation, headquartered in Naperville, is offering a variety of paid internships for current undergraduate or graduate students interest in environmentally-related studies.

TCF is committed to fostering the next generation of environmental stewards and believes that first-hand experience is the best teacher. Their mission is focused on improving the health of our communities by preserving and restoring natural areas and open space, protecting rivers and watersheds, and promoting stewardship of the environment.

This is a six to 12-month long internship and may be used to satisfy requirements of the candidate’s major.

The internship pays $14/hour, is part-time, for about 24 hours a week throughout the summer and 8 hours a week for the remainder of the assignment.

For more information on the internships and how to apply, CLICK HERE.