Are you looking to affect change in young people’s lives while developing your own leadership and outdoor resume? Come to Outback Therapeutic Expeditions for a truly life-changing career in wilderness therapy!
Working for Outback Therapeutic Expeditions is not just a job, it's a journey. It is an experience that will challenge and reward you in countless ways as you touch the lives of students in your care. It is emotionally, physically and mentally challenging—and will probably become the most memorable and most fulfilling job you'll ever have. If you are an individual who can establish relationships fast, enjoys working with teenagers, loves adventure, and is outgoing, active, and can work well in a team environment, check out Outback!
• Outback is also seeking a Masters level Field Therapist who is working on hours for licensure. Immediate career opening!
Are you looking for meaningful work where you can make a difference in people’s lives while working in beautiful, outdoor settings?
Combining a challenging backpacking and outdoor adventure experience with an intensive clinical immersion, New Vision Wilderness Instructors serve as healthy role models for struggling young adults in Oregon and Wisconsin. You will live, eat and work together as a group, and also help process and guide clients to more appropriate decisions in their life. While in the outdoors, you will teach outdoor living skills (building shelters, preparing food, making fires), use problem solving techniques to maneuver through environmental challenges, and lead daily personal reflective time, journaling and meditation activities.
• New Vision is also seeking a Wisconsin-based Lead Wilderness Therapist.
Come be a part of the Trails Academy mentor team, working with a spirited and friendly group of professionals, making a difference in the lives of young men while learning and using valuable therapeutic, relational, and outdoor leadership skills.
Direct Care Mentors will work directly with a diverse group of boys, grades 9-12, most of whom are graduates of wilderness therapy programs across the country and have lost their academic foothold. Responsibilities include leading daily enrichment activities, facilitating recreation time, helping plan and schedule weekend activities and role modeling desired behaviors and conflict resolution skills throughout the day. A week on/week off shift schedule that allows for frequent off time. Applicants must be at least 22 years old with a valid driver's license and current WFR certification. Preference is given to those who are active in outdoor activities in their personal time, have experience maintaining appropriate therapeutic boundaries, and are passionate about working with struggling youth. At least a one-year commitment is preferred. To apply, email your resume, cover letter and copy of certification to Dana Hickey.
Challenge yourself, reap the benefits. The Karma Yoga Service Program is not merely about fulfilling a job description, but how you engage with others to produce an outcome that’s greater than yourself.
Come join Clear Sky Center, a vibrant community in British Columbia, Canada filled with fun, open-minded and compassionate individuals who are dedicated to learning and exploring the path to awakening. Whether you are in transition, yearning to experience life in community, or have been curious about meditation and haven’t found the time or money to take a long retreat, Karma Yoga Service Stays are an opportunity to commit to a period of retreat through meditation in action, study and personal growth in return for sharing your experience in a particular field. The Center is currently seeking individuals who can assist in one or more of the following areas: administrative and IT assistance, marketing strategy and support, event coordination, kitchen assistance and farm/ food forest support. For more info or to apply, email your resume to Michelle Heinz. Eligible candidates will be asked to join Clear Sky for a one-month trial period (a $750 refundable deposit is required). After this period, a minimum commitment of two additional months will be required.
Make a difference in the life of a girl and gain one of the most rewarding job experiences ever!
Summer Camp Staff with Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania will give girls the skills and confidence to imagine the unimaginable. From teaching a girl how to shoot an arrow to performing a dance recital in front of a crowd you will be her cheerleader through it all. Positions include Activity Specialists, Camp Counselors, Kitchen Staff, Lifeguards, Directors and more! The camp season runs from the end of May through mid-August. If you are outdoorsy, fun and great with kids, read through detailed job descriptions and apply today.
ARCC Programs is the leading provider of adventure, community service, international travel and wilderness travel programs for teenagers and young adults in the United States.
With the opportunity to live, work, learn and explore in some of the greatest classrooms on earth, ARCC Gap Semester programs offer an educational and cultural bridge between high school and college. ARCC is looking for Gap Instructors who are enthusiastic about working with students aged 17-20 and who have strong experience working with groups. Instructors provide an academic framework and structure relevant to their location, as well as teach the curriculum designed for each location and global theme. In addition, Instructors focus on fostering constructive group dynamics, implementing ARCC’s leadership progression, facilitating games, activities and initiatives, and overseeing outfitted activities. If you are professional, fun, motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and creative, fill out the online application. Your resume, cover letter, and three references are required for a complete application. Applicants must be available for Staff Training (June 14–20) and the Fall Semester (September 9–December 16).
With one of the largest and most comprehensive indoor and outdoor challenge course facilities in the country, YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly is a year-round conference and retreat center.
The Blue Ridge spirit captures those who seek a community to call their own. It lifts up those for whom friendship, fun and outdoor exploration are a way of life. And through the vibrant international cultural exchange program, the bonds of friendship and community stretch across all corners of the globe. Hot jobs with the Summer Leadership Program include Adventure Program Leaders, Wilderness Backpacking Trip Leaders and Lifeguards (a certification course is offered from May 29th–June 4th). Outdoor enthusiasts who are inspired by fresh air, cool breezes, mountain landscapes and bountiful trails and streams right outside their back door will thrive here. If you're a bright, motivated, outgoing and passionate individual who will thrive in a leadership position, fill out the online application or connect with Bruno Vandorsee for more info. 2017 positions run from June 5th–August 6th.
FONZ Nature Camp takes place at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute located in Front Royal, Virginia.
Residential Outdoor Educators will develop and teach two, 1½ hour classes per week around the theme of conservation, nature, wildlife and the outdoors, plan and lead daily activities such as hikes, classes, crafts, meals and other programs as required and provide leadership and guidance to campers in grades 5-10. Positions run from June 29th–August 13th. If you are responsible, self-motivated, enthusiastic and punctual, fill out the online application.
Nestled in the rolling hills of Agoura, California, Camp Kinneret is a place where creativity and expression are encouraged and a community where the courage to try is celebrated and the desire to succeed is supported.
Committed, supportive summer staff members (General Counselors, Lifeguards/Swim Instructors & Specialists/Activity Instructors) work hard to nurture growth in each and every child, using the Kinneret Roots as their guide: Independence, Teamwork, Creativity, Friendship and Community. Applicants must be college-aged or older, have summer housing available in the greater Los Angeles area and able to make a commitment from June 12th–August 18th. If you are a compassionate, motivated individual who is passionate about personal growth and development (for yourself and for others!), fill out the online application and select a group interview to attend.