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The nation is turning its eyes toward Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center as the model of effective and impactful urban environmental education. Located on vibrant public green spaces, our fast-growing organization serves over 75,000 people of all ages annually. Our innovative team of cutting-edge nonprofit professionals works in a creative, high-energy open office in a state-of-the-art green facility.

Awarded the national Alfred P Sloan “When Work Works” recognition and a Top Workplace award by the Business Journal in 2013 and 2014, the Urban Ecology Center is a leader in workplace flexibility. The Urban Ecology Center’s facility and programs have been recognized nationally and internationally for their innovative approach to sustainability, neighborhood-based urban environmental education and citizen science.


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You will be transferred to our secure applicant tracking system where our open positions are listed. When you click on a position you will see the application. If you have questions about the hiring process, please contact Nancy Spransy, HR Specialist, at . We appreciate your interest in our open positions!

The Urban Ecology Center serves a socially and culturally diverse audience. We strive to build a team of employees that has similar richness in culture and experience. The Urban Ecology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin and any other protected status. 

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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Nature Rangers - Monday Series

Riverside Park

Monday, March 30th

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Ojibwe Language Study Group

Riverside Park

Monday, March 30th

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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