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The nation is turning its eyes toward Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center as the model of impactful urban environmental education and community building. The Urban Ecology Center's facilities and programs have been recognized nationally and internationally for their innovative approach to sustainability, neighborhood-based urban environmental education and community science.

Located in vibrant urban public parks, our growing organization serves a diverse population. We have branches serving three Milwaukee neighborhoods and the city as a whole. Our vision is to inspire generations to build environmental curiosity, understanding, and respect. We restore hope and heal our urban natural world, neighborhood by neighborhood.

Our innovative team of non-profit professionals works in creative, high-energy open offices or outdoors. The Urban Ecology Center is a leader in workplace flexibility and our employees are passionate about achieving our mission of connecting people in cities to nature and each other.

Are you ready to join our team? Click below for the current job listings.


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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 Zac Schnick, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We appreciate your interest in our open positions!

We are partnering with UWM in the fall of 2023 to offer a Community Engagement Specialist internship for a UWM student.  Click here to read the description and here for more information, including how to apply!

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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