Thank you for your interest in getting involved with the Amphibian Foundation, and joining us in our mission to protect amphibians and their habitats. We create, implement, and partner on many research and educational initiatives that depend on the committment of passionate people. Please see the available listings below for more information, or to apply.

Job Opportunities

Seasonal and permanent employment opportunities are listed here. If you are interested in joining our staff, please apply at the link below for one of these positions. Full job descriptions are listed below as well. Please contact us if you have questions.

AF Employment Application

Lead Instructor

Education Department

The Amphibian Foundation is seeking Lead Instructors for our amphibian and reptile camp, Critter Camp. The Lead Instructor will be responsible for guiding campers through prepared lessons and activities, helping to cultivate a love of amphibians and reptiles in each camper. The Lead Instructor will also guide campers in outdoor creek surveys, demonstrating proper surveying techniques. Please click the link below for a detailed job description, and click the Employment Application at the top to get started!

Application Deadline: 5/1/23

Lead Instructor - Job Description Lead Instructor - Job Application

Teaching Assistant

Education Department

The Amphibian Foundation is seeking Teaching Assistants to aid Lead Instructors in lessons and activities at our amphibian and reptile camp, Critter Camp. This assistantship is available for those interested in gaining valuable experience working with reptiles and amphibians, as well as teaching kids ages 6-14. Activities include leading campers in outdoor creek surveys.

Please click the link below for a detailed job description, and click the Employment Application at the top to get started!

Application Deadline: 5/1/23

Teaching Assistant - Job Description

Lizard Transportation Specialist

Education Department

We are looking to hire a part-time, seasonal staff person to transport reptiles and amphibians to our various Critter Camp locations this summer. Whoever gets this job will get to have 'Lizard Transportation Specialist' on their resume forever. Must have a valid license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Full Job Description


Education Department

Counselors-in-Training are needed to assist the education team for Critter Camp this summer. This is a special position specifically for 14-18 year olds.

Application Deadline: 5/1/23

Counselor in Training - Job Description

Volunteer Opportunities

No experience is necessary, as we fully train all volunteers. We provide volunteer opportunities for anyone wishing to get involved including weekly positions, seasonal opportunities, and if you would just like to help out whenever you can, we provide opportunities like that too.

Collections Application Educational Application

Live Collections Volunteer

Collections Department

Weekly positions are available in the live collections labs (amphibian and reptile) of the Amphibian Foundation, which consists of 5 labs and over 700 animals. Collections shifts are weekly, and are on Tues and/or Thurs and/or Fri mornings.

Collections Volunteer Position Descriptions

Volunteer Systems Assistant

All Departments

The AF Facilities Manager is looking for a volunteer assistant on Tuesday mornings to assist in the maintenance of the systems providing photoperiod, thermoregulation, hydrology, and filtration in all animal holding, and educational facilities at the Amphibian Foundation. Facilities such as the Frosted Flatwoods Salamander Lab, Striped Newt Lab, Amphibian Research & Conservation Center (outdoor lab), Amphibian Lab, Squamate Lab, Venom Lab, and Special Collections.

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Education & Outreach Volunteer

Education Department

The Amphibian Foundation is seeking volunteers to join the AF Education Team and provide exciting and dynamic educational and outreach experiences for diverse audiences in and around metro Atlanta, as well as in online formats.

Educational Volunteer Position Descriptions

Special Projects Volunteer

All Departments

If you would like to lend a hand, but can't commit to a set schedule, then perhaps the Speical Projects Team is for you. Ocassionally, opportunities arise for field work, or large projects at the Foundation and so we put the word out to the special Projects Team, and if you are available to help — great! There are generally less than 6 of these opportunities a year..

Sign Up for Special Projects


We currently do not have an official internship program at the Amphibian Foundation. Our research interns are now trained through our Conservation Research Bridge Program. In many cases, our volunteer positions listed above can be adapted to meet the internship requirements for an individual's school or credit needs. Inquire for more details.

Email re: Internships

If you are looking for hands-on, mentored, research and career-developing experiences ...

The Amphibian Foundation's Conservation Research Bridge Program offers unique 1 to 3 semester opportunities for adults to conduct conservation & biological research in a collaborative and mentored scientific environment, including opportunities to contribute directly to the conservation of endangered species.

Bridge Program student in the field

Learn more about the AF Bridge Program