Join the Friends of the Fox River Education Team

Join the exciting world of environmental education with Friends
of the Fox River (FOTFR)! We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our education team as paid staff, interns, and volunteers.

Friends of the Fox River (FOTFR) is a leader in providing watershed education for youth and restoring the Fox River through advocacy, cleanups, and public education. If you enjoy helping to inspire children about nature and more, you are a candidate.

The range of pay for non-volunteers is $16 – $24 hourly, commensurate with experience. Detailed job descriptions are available upon request for interns, part-time support staff and volunteers. Contact Gary Swick to discuss opportunities and determine your place on the team 815-356-6605 or Join the FOTFR Education Team today to be part of something extraordinary!

Here’s our Education Calendar at a glance

April/May: School-day field trips collecting biological, chemical, and physical data at a local stream. Weekend opportunities at community festivals

June/July: Six weeks of summer camp at the Schweitzer Environmental Center: mornings Monday through Friday

Aug/Sept/Oct: More field trips begin in late August and run consistently through the end of October. There is also a possibility of a full-time staff hire beginning in September. 

To get a glimpse of our work, watch the award-winning
12-minute film, Watershed Warriors