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Thank you for your interest in working for American Prairie Reserve!

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: American Prairie Foundation, d.b.a American Prairie Reserve(“APR”), is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation generating funds to build and manage deeded private land and leased public land which comprise our growing project area in Northeastern Montana. APR runs programmatic and operational functions in our project area with administrative and development functions based in Bozeman, Montana. Our mission is to create the largest nature reserve in the continental United States, a refuge for people and wildlife preserved forever as part of America’s heritage.



Development Officer

Director of Philanthropy



Apply now for an adventure of a lifetime! Live and work on American Prairie Reserve– a spectacular and remote grassland region where your day-to-day responsibilities directly support the advancement of our mission to create a wildlife prairie ecosystem and recreation destination for public visitors from around the world.

Each year, we hire temporary Reserve Technician staff to assist us in three main areas:

Ideal candidates can commit to a one-year term, but candidates who can commit to 6 months will be considered. Candidates who commit to the high guest season for a 3-month period during May-September will be considered for Visitor Service and Hospitality Support.

These fun and challenging positions start at $15 per hour with overtime pay. A wage increase is possible after 6 months of employment for great performance.

Build your resume, your world view, and your life experience while living on the ground in what National Geographic describes as “one of the most ambitious conservation efforts in American history.”