Join a team of enthusiastic, energetic and creative Outdoor Education Leaders or Summer Camp Staff at South Mountain YMCA Camps!
In addition to the traditional summer camp experience of Camp Conrad Weiser (sleep-away) and Bynden Wood Day Camp, the South Mountain YMCA Camps Outdoor Center provides recreational, science-based, team building, and cultural/historical programming. Outdoor Education Leaders will teach lessons and activities including wildlife exploration, orienteering, low/high ropes course, archery, survival scenario and Native American studies, with work varying from short day trips to multi-day residential retreats. Now seeking amazing Leaders for the spring season (mid/late March to early June, with possible extension through late November) and Summer Camp Counselor and Leadership/Director positions.
Spend the day exploring and teaching about the great outdoors. Make a difference in the lives of children. Have evenings to yourself to recharge your batteries.
Join a positive and enthusiastic team at YMCA Camp Kresge! Outdoor Education Instructors will teach hands on science-based classes including lake study, animal adaptations, forest ecology, and discovery hikes, as well as lead outdoor adventure activities such as team building, climbing tower, high ropes course and archery. Now seeking Instructors for the spring season (end of March to early June), with the opportunity to stay on for summer camp (Program Specialist, Camp Counselor and Leadership positions available). If you are professional, patient, positive, hardworking, and flexible, send your resume, cover letter and at least 3 references Laura Buzzell-McElhinney.
Do you want to spend an unforgettable summer making a real difference in children’s lives and developing essential skills?
You’re in luck… YMCA Camp Widjiwagan is looking for staff to complete their summer team of motivated, fun-loving, and servant-hearted people. Summer camp jobs include counselor and leadership positions that focus in water sports, paddle sports, outdoor living, music, woodworking, pottery, mountain biking, archery, cooking, high adventure elements, farm camp, leadership programs, adventure trips, and specialty camps (including themed camps such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, Minecraft and Doctor Who!). All staff are expected to be good stewards of the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, lead by example, and provide a safe, fun, magical and educational experience for all guests and children who come to the outdoor center. Positions run from mid-May to early August, with some flexibility for schedules. If you are dedicated to youth development, show high energy and a willingness to learn, and can provide a positive, can-do attitude at all times, submit an application to your desired position!
You'll work hard, but play even harder in the great outdoors, and meet people from all over looking for the same thing you are: rewarding work that is fun and exciting!
NROCKS Adventure Guides are responsible for safely leading, instructing and supervising guests at the Via Ferrata (offering a mile of fixed-anchor, professionally-guided rock climbing) and/or the North Fork Valley Canopy Tour (showcasing 12 exhilarating zip lines and 3 adventurous sky bridges) in the heart of the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, West Virginia. Start and end dates of employment are flexible and can begin as early as March and end as late as November. Most Guides work a 3-season shift. If you are willing to work hard and have fun with a great group of coworkers, complete a job application and send this along with your resume and cover letter to Katie Hanley.
With hundreds of awesome individuals on staff, each team member is highly qualified and passionate about the wonders of the Alaska region and what they do.
Alaska Mountain Guides & Climbing School and Chilkat Guides are premier guiding companies who offer trip options for any outdoor enthusiast visiting Southeast Alaska. Summer Guides (Float, Hike, Kayaking and Rock Climbing/Zip Line), Trip Leaders and Naturalists have the goal of getting participants excited about the great outdoors. In addition to entry-level Guide positions, Commercial Bus Drivers (with training provided), and Catering, Dock, Maintenance and Office staff are needed every summer. The annual Guide School (beginning mid-April and mid-May for those without guiding experience) is by invitation only. All invitees successfully completing the guide school are offered employment as Guides from May through the end of August or September depending on the position. Meet the Guides »
Do you have a spirit of adventure and a great customer service attitude? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!
Holland America–Princess is looking for customer service superstars to work at their hotels and lodges throughout Alaska. This is a great way to build your resume, meet people from all over the world, earn money and HAVE FUN! There are many exciting jobs, including driver guides, restaurant staff, building maintenance, vehicle maintenance, front desk attendants, tour operators, rail staff and housekeepers. Something for everyone! Browse all current job openings and fill out the online application (you can apply to multiple locations at the same time!). While full summer season dates are preferred (May through September), several locations in Alaska, Seattle and Vancouver will hire applicants with a limited date range.
Alaska Icefield Expeditions offers a once-in-a-lifetime glacier dogsledding adventure!
Guests are flown to a remote glacier dog camp where they are instructed about the musher way of life and enjoy an awe-inspiring dog sledding tour on the icefields. Now seeking energetic, enthusiastic team players who are available for the entire summer season (beginning of May through most of September). Positions include Camp Chef, Snow Cat Driver, Tour Attendant/Photographer and Dog Handlers. Work on the glacier base camp is remote, very physically demanding, and strenuous, so applicants must be hardworking, team players, and have a good attitude. Explore detailed job descriptions and apply online.
Farming is our form of activism. We believe that providing people with truly healthy food that is also healthy for the land is a powerful act, and we’re excited to train new farmers. —Farmers Sara Jane and Jamie Davis
Want to get your hands (and everything else) dirty while learning to grow really good food? Farm Apprentices at A Way of Life Farm will take part in various aspects of the farm, from vegetable seed to harvest, livestock chores, soil health and revitalization, marketing, perennials, and experimental projects; and should expect to spend the vast majority of time growing vegetables. Applicants should be curious individuals with good communication skills and self-motivation. Positions run from March through December (40-50 hours/week), with varied start/end dates and minimum 9-month commitment. To apply, send a completed application along with your resume and two work references.
Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to make a difference in the world?
Serving with Montana Conservation Corps, you will develop as a person, a citizen, and as a leader while working outdoors in the wild and rugged landscapes of Montana and the Northern Rockies. For over 25 years, MCC has brought young people together to work on meaningful conservation projects as a means of helping develop leadership competences and civic values while working on real-world issues. Through your term of service, you will gain skills, confidence, and a tangible experience of effecting change. In turn, you will perform substantial service that provides lasting benefit for public lands and communities. Positions run from May 16th through November 2nd, with varied start/end dates. If you are enthusiastic, excited, engaged and have the desire to work hard and have fun, apply now and enjoy a life-altering experience!
The Y has a well established outdoor education program with many resources at each Instructors disposal. Through career related training and certification, you will grow tremendously in the field of outdoor education.
Through guided discovery, communal living and hands on exploration, Program Instructors for Greenkill Outdoor Education Center are responsible for planning and teaching classes in the areas of environmental science (outdoor ecology, wildlife studies and environmental topics), outdoor skills (orienteering, survival and outdoor adventures) and local history as well as facilitating team building through the use of low initiatives, climbing walls and ropes courses to 5th and 6th grade students on their 1-5 day educational field trip. Positions are available from February 1st to June 30th, with the opportunity to continue throughout the summer months and/or the fall season. If you are energetic, flexible, outdoorsy and outgoing, send your cover letter, resume and 3 references to Hillary Southard.
• The New York YMCA Camp is also seeking an Outdoor Education Program Coordinator who will plan and prepare specialty activities and programs that ensure a safe, high quality experience for groups visiting Greenkill.