Houston Audubon seeks Natives Nursery Team Lead
Houston Audubon’s mission is to advance the conservation of birds and their habitats in the Greater Houston Gulf Coast region. Houston Audubon is a nonprofit organization established in 1969 to conserve wildlife and natural resources with a positive local, regional, and global impact through sanctuary and habitat management, environmental education, and conservation advocacy. Houston Audubon owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries in the Houston Gulf Coast area providing over 4,100 acres of wetlands, forest, coastal woodlots and prairie, and beach that serve as critical habitat for over 300 species of migratory and resident birds. Houston Audubon sanctuaries also serve as community assets where people enjoy nature, learn, socialize, and explore. We deliver hundreds of nature-based program experiences for children and adults every year.
Hours per Week: 10-15 (part-time)
Workplace: Houston Audubon headquarters in West Houston
Reports to: Program Manager for Bird-friendly Communities (BFC) and nursery operations
Postion Overview: The part-time Natives Nursery Team Lead will play a key role in propagating native plants for restoration and native gardening projects, inspiring a greater understanding of their importance, and encouraging others to plant more native vegetation. The successful candidate will lead nursery volunteers, contribute to the culture and direction of the nursery team, and engage with other native plant groups in the region to foster collaboration and strengthen the sustainability of the native plant movement. Daily activities will include cultivating and selling nursery plants, coordinating volunteer activities, acting as community liaison for native plant gardening, and assisting with nursery operations. Details in the job description below.