Employment Opportunities


DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR:  The Monk Botanical Gardens seeks a full-time development director responsible for designing and implementing the organization’s fundraising efforts. They will develop systems, research prospects, and ‘set the table’ for the Executive Director to cultivate prospects, steward donors, and close gifts. They will also work as a staff liaison with the Board Development committee to ensure that the board has tools and training and is fully engaged in raising needed funds.

This role involves organizing large-scale fundraising initiatives, working with board members, managing our annual fund, and building relationships with donors, staff, and volunteers. The development director will also implement major giving and planned giving fundraising strategies. Full job description available here.  

To apply email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Darcie Howard, Executive Director, dhoward@monkgardens.org. This position will remain open until filled.  January 4, 2021 start date.  

Monk Botanical Gardens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe inclusion and diversity within our staff, board, volunteers, and visitors is essential to our success.  Monk Botanical Gardens recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.


Year round Internships

UWSP Student?  Internships for horticulture and environmental education students available through the Pointers Connect Program.  

2021 Summer Internships

Environmental Educator and Horticulture Internships:  Searching for ambitious, curious, hard-working, friendly and ready to learn people to spend their summer outdoors and engaging with the public while learning the workings of a botanical garden.  Unlike many other botanical garden internships you will NOT just be digging in the dirt, watering, and weeding.  This internship fosters your interests through a self motivated project and provides opportunities to experience the full program and management of the gardens. 

Download the job descriptions below to learn more and how to apply.  

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