ABNC Employment Opportunities

The Armand Bayou Nature Center is home to a diverse and talented staff. ABNC hires a combination of permanent, temporary and seasonal staff to fill a variety of administrative, educational, and interpretive programming needs.

The Armand Bayou Nature Center offers a casual working environment, attracts friendly, dedicated professionals, and supports individual career development. Permanent staff turnover is typically low; though our needs continue to evolve as ABNC programming grows. As permanent positions become available, we will announce them here.

All applicants, whether responding to a posted announcement or seeking future employment consideration, must submit a completed and signed application form.

Current Staff Openings

Donor Development Coordinator

Contract Position Description

Armand Bayou Nature Center is seeking a Donor Development Coordinator (DDC) on a contractual (1099) basis to assist the Board of Trustees and Executive Director in growing the contributed revenue of our annual operating income. Contract will be for a 6-month period with option for renewal for another 6 months. Services include coordinating aspects of fund development for the Armand Bayou Nature Center (ABNC) including 1) major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations, 2) annual giving from memberships and all other sources, 3) grant writing as appropriate. The revenue goal for a 6-month period through major gifts, annual giving programs, and fund raising initiatives will be negotiated. This position works closely with the Executive Director and reports to the President of the Board of Trustees. Ability to transition to regular employment is dependent of success.

Objectives of the Assignment

ABNC seeks a DDC capable of planning and implementing actions to fill the funding gap. The DDC is expected to strengthen existing funder relationships and develop new funding opportunities. The DDC will work primarily on unrestricted major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations, and on an as-needed basis on annual giving campaigns and restricted grant applications, as determined by fundraising strategy plans.

Duties and Responsibilities


Candidates are invited to submit a statement of qualifications and cover letter by email (tom@abnc.org), fax (281-474-2552) or mail to ABNC, Personnel, PO Box 58828, Houston, TX 77258. No phone calls, please. No agencies, please.