Employment Opportunities

Adult Education Coordinator

Job Title:             Adult Education Coordinator

Reports To:         Education Manager

Hours:                  Up to 10 hours per week; weekend and evening hours as needed

Pay:                        Hourly

Posted:                 9/18/18 – open until filled.

Job Description:

  • This position will help coordinate the adult and family education and community outreach classes and events for the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens. 


  • Work under the direction of the Education Manager to plan and implement hands-on workshops, lectures, classes, tours, and other adult programs at Boerner Botanical Gardens.
  • Contact speakers, assemble materials, set up audio visual equipment, and provide other logistical support for workshops, lectures, classes, and other programs.
  • Be present during education programs to assist with registration and class arrangements. Prepare, distribute, and collect evaluation questionnaires for workshops, lectures, and other adult programming.
  • Help maintain participant, instructor, and other program information in database.
  • Work independently and with other staff in scheduling and arranging adult education opportunities.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5 years experience in nonprofit, adult education, or community outreach preferred
  • Frequent weekend and occasional evening hours required, necessitating a flexible schedule.
  • Computer skills required, experience with Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal.
  • Strongly customer service oriented
  • Team player
  • Professional demeanor

To apply:                             Please send cover letter & resume to [email protected]


FBBG Plant Science Classroom Educator


  • Part time, Monday thru Friday; year-round educator; FBBG student plant science & environmental education programming.
  • Teach hands-on, outcomes driven, interactive curriculum, which includes on-site classroom based instruction combined with outdoor learning experiences.
  • Classes are taught at Boerner Botanical Gardens; occasional travel may be required to participating schools (travel expense is reimbursed).

Position Requirements:

  • Must be a Wisconsin certified teacher.
  • Experience in science related instruction is preferred, but not specifically required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday.
  • Must possess effective interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor; proven high degree of personal accountability.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, car, proof of insurance & a safe driving record.
  • Must pass background check, conducted prior to formal offer of employment.

Please send cover letter & resume to: [email protected].


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens.