Work, Intern, or Volunteer for American Eagle Foundation
Sales Associate (part-time)
The AEF is looking to hire a new Sales Associate for our Eagles Nest Gift Shop located inside the Dollywood theme park.
We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality and prior retail experience! Must be able to work some nights and weekends.
Unfortunately, this is not a bird handling position, but you will get to work around and see eagles daily!
Perks include Dollywood tickets and discount tickets to several local attractions.
To apply for our Sales Associate Position:
Creative Coordinator (Marketing, P.R. & Social Media)
The AEF is looking to hire a new Creative Coordinator (Marketing, P.R., Multimedia, Social Media).
Required Prerequisites: Must be a legal resident of the United States; 4-year degree.
Desired Job Prerequisites: Preference will be given to candidates with: proficient grammar and creative-writing skills; photo editing and graphics design experience; photography, videography, and video editing experience; social media management and communications abilities; knowledge of marketing and advertising; and/or experience with the WordPress platform.
To apply for our Creative Coordinator Position:
Administrative, P.R. Management & Curator Positions
Administrative, P.R., Management, and Curator Positions require substantial field experience, whether at the AEF or another raptor/wildlife organization, and a four-year degree.
There are currently no Administrative, Management or Curator job openings at the AEF. If you are interested in any future position openings, you may still send in an application for future reference.
2017 Summer Internship Program
Each year, the AEF invites current university students and recent graduates to apply for our Summer Internship Program. 2-3 interns will actively work with our non-releasable birds, feed our Eagles on Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, work on special projects with AEF’s Marketing Coordinator, perform in our educational Wings of America birds-of-prey show, and get first hand experience banding/tagging/caring for our captive-hatched eaglets that are released into the wild from our hack tower on Douglas Lake each summer.
Internships are unpaid, but a weekly stipend is offered to help offset basic living expenses. Interns are also provided with assistance in securing housing, although housing is the responsibility of the intern. Interns must be able to provide their own transportation.
We are no longer accepting applications for our 2017 Internship Program. Check back in 2018 for more internship opportunities.
Volunteers help further the mission of the American Eagle Foundation. You MUST be a Sevier County/East Tennessee resident and be able to commit to a weekly or bimonthly volunteer schedule.
To apply to become an on-site volunteer at the AEF:
To apply to become a Moderator or Remote Camera Operator for our Nest Cam Program:
To apply to become a Volunteer Video Creator for our Nest Cam Program (NEW!):
To apply to become a Volunteer Research Monitor for our Nest Cam Program (NEW!):
Equal Opportunity Employer
The AEF does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin in any recruitment, training, hiring, discharge, promotion or any condition, term or privilege of employment.
The AEF bases its Volunteer, Intern and Employee decisions based on dedication, determination, skill, knowledge, vocational background, commitment, passion, and compatibility.