Butterflyweed at Eagle Bluff


Interim Executive Director

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center seeks an interim (2-year limited tenure) executive director to help guide a successful transition for the organization. The Interim Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and oversees 25-30 employees and naturalists. The Executive Director will provide transitional leadership, staff development, and strategic direction to move Eagle Bluff into a new era and continue to achieve its mission to empower people to care for the earth and each other.  

Minimum requirements include Bachelor degree, Masters preferred in education, non-profit management or related field. Also requires 10 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, successful fundraising experience, and strong familiarity (experience preferred) with residential environmental learning centers.


Eagle Bluff is a private, nonprofit residential learning center providing accredited education programs and outdoor adventures in the scenic bluff country near Lanesboro, Minnesota. Annually, approximately 20,000 people participate in Eagle Bluff’s programs that specialize in transformative educational experiences that foster a sense of respect, stewardship, and community; impart life skills such as teamwork and problem solving; increases environmental & academic literacy which align to MN state academic standards and STEM principles; and promote positive outdoor experiences to spark creativity and appreciation.


Interested candidates should send resume/CVs and three references to the Search Committee at [email protected]. Review of materials will begin on March 19, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.


Professional Naturalist Fellowship

Summary:  Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center is a private, non-profit, accredited school dedicated to fostering awareness, enhancing respect, and promoting personal responsibility for the natural world. Eagle Bluff has trained naturalists and educators since 1997.  As one of 12 participants in the fellowship, naturalists develop teaching, interpretive, and public relations techniques, plus many other skills related to residential environmental education.  Participants are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and classes during the course.   They learn through direct teaching experience, guided by staff support, professional workshops, and a series of evaluations throughout the year.


Now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Fellowship!

Visit our Naturalist Fellowship Page for more information and to apply!




Summer Camp Naturalist: FILLED for 2018

Summary: Interested in exploring the Outdoor Education field? Increase your skills as an instructor and learn the ins-and-outs by joining us for ten weeks this summer as a Summer Camp Naturalist! As a SCN, you will be responsible for assisting in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for on-site program participants. Over half of the position focuses on experiences with our summer camp programs, with the rest in outdoor adventure education programs.


This position has been filled for 2018.


Visit our Summer Camp Naturalist page for more information and to apply!

Full-time Campus Housekeeping

This position is responsible for cleaning and light maintenance of our dormitory and classroom buildings.  Candidates should be capable of physical jobs like vacuuming, cleaning windows, bunk beds, and bathroom facilities.  Other duties include mowing, snow removal, painting, and basic computer operation.

Mail, fax, or e-mail resume to Eagle Bluff, Attn: Don Schoepski, 28097 Goodview Dr., Lanesboro, MN 55949.  Phone: (507) 467-2437.  Fax: 467-3583.  E-mail: [email protected]  For more information about Eagle Bluff, visit our website at

www.eagle-bluff.org  Application deadline: Open until filled.

Food Service Personnel

Summary:  Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center is a private, non-profit, accredited school dedicated to fostering awareness, enhancing respect, and promoting personal responsibility for the natural world. The  food service staff at Eagle Bluff works as a team to provide meals and snacks to participants of a wide variety of groups including our residential school program, summer camps, weekend retreats, banquets, wedding receptions, picnics, and more out of our 1,500 square foot kitchen­.


Hours: Part-time, year-round with full-time opportunities. Typical shift is either 6:00am-2:30pm or 10:00am-6:30pm during the week. Hours may vary slightly on the weekends for banquets and special events.



  • Cook and bake from established recipes
  • Create unique dishes from seasonal and available ingredients
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary workspace
  • Serve meals on the cafeteria line
  • Coach dishwashing volunteers
  • Assist with receiving and shelving inventory
  • Depending on shift, help open or close
  • Staff are occasionally asked to help in other departments
  • Represent Eagle Bluff with a positive, helpful attitude
  • Prepare options for guests with dietary restictions



  • Work as a team or independently
  • Available on weekends
  • Lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Foodservice experience preferred



  • Access to Eagle Bluff equipment and facilities
  • Eagle Bluff is closed on holidays
  • Tips at events with bussing service
  • Opportunity to earn Food Manager certification
  • Full-time includes health insurance, PTO, retirement, life insurance, paid holidays


To Apply: call Eagle Bluff at 507-467.2437 or send an email to [email protected]