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Outdoor Education Leaders with South Mountain YMCA Camps teach everything from low/high ropes courses to environmental education classes.

Join a team of enthusiastic, energetic and creative Outdoor Education Leaders or Summer Camp Staff at South Mountain YMCA Camps!

YMCA Job ListingCool Job of the Week 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.

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YMCA Camp Kresge continues to evolve and grow. This is an exciting time to be part of the process and leave your mark!

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.

YMCA Job ListingCool Job of the Week 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.

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All summer camp staff will provide a safe, fun, magical and educational experience for all guests and children who come to the outdoor center.

Do you want to spend an unforgettable summer making a real difference in children’s lives and developing essential skills?

YMCA Job Listing Cool Job of the Week 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!

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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!

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!

Cool Job of the Week 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.

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Summer Guides, Trip Leaders and Naturalists for Alaska Mountain Guide Adventures and Chilkat Guides have the goal of getting participants excited about the great outdoors.

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.

Cool Job of the Week Alaska Mountain Guides & Climbing School View Facebook Page and Chilkat Guides View Facebook Page 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 »


Holland America–Princess is looking for customer service superstars to work at their hotels and lodges throughout Alaska.

Do you have a spirit of adventure and a great customer service attitude? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Cool Job of the Week 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.

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Alaska Icefield Expeditions is seeking energetic, enthusiastic team players who can perform physically demanding and strenuous work.

Alaska Icefield Expeditions offers a once-in-a-lifetime glacier dogsledding adventure!

Cool Job of the Week 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.

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Learn the ins and outs of farming at A Way of Life Farm while growing healthy food that is also healthy for the land.

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

Cool Job of the Week 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.

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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.

Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to make a difference in the world?

Cool Job of the Week 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!

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Through guided discovery, communal living and hands on exploration, Program Instructors will teach classes in the areas of environmental science, outdoor skills and local history.

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.

YMCA Job ListingCool Job of the Week 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.

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Lead the outdoor job adventure of a lifetime with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps!

Go on the outdoor job adventure of a lifetime, make a difference, gain experience and get paid for it!

AmeriCorps Education Award ProvidedCool Job of the Week Work, live, and learn with a group of youth and young adults. Complete interesting and meaningful agriculture and conservation projects. Exceed your own expectations of what you can accomplish. Be challenged, make a real difference, and have a lot of fun along the way. Working for the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is a rich experience that will have lifetime benefits! Positions are located in Vermont and North Carolina with varied start/end dates from April through October.

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Elements Wilderness Program Mentors blend community, well-being, adventure education and therapy into every wilderness experience.

Join the Elements field team as you create deep bonds with students and create a life-changing, challenging and fun wilderness experience!

Cool Job of the Week Elements Wilderness Program works with adolescent males 13-17 years of age with varying degree of issues needing attention such as substance abuse, depression, self-esteem, and management of emotions. Dedicated, hard working and passionate Field Mentors will blend community, well-being, adventure education (rock climbing, rappelling, canyoneering and low ropes courses), and therapy into every wilderness experience. Job opportunities are available year-round and a 6-12 month commitment is preferred. Apply now for the next Field Mentor training opportunity beginning on January 26th, March 9th, April 19th or May 18th.

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Learn more about working for WinGate Wilderness Therapy Program in the pristine red rock territory of Utah.

Be genuine. Inspire lives. Change hearts. Be part of an incredible adventure with a unique wilderness therapy program in southern Utah's pristine red rock territory.

Cool Job of the Week WinGate Wilderness Therapy is actively recruiting Wilderness Field Instructors to become Wind Walkers for at-risk youth and young adults. After in-depth training, you'll use the wilderness and primitive living skills as metaphors to enable change of heart within each student. The best practices of the wilderness are combined with the best clinical techniques in order to take wilderness therapy to a dramatically higher level of integration and results. Preference will be given to those who have 12-step experience, served as clients in any type of wilderness therapy program, are certified in WFR, and can make a one year commitment.

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First stop: Prague, Czech Republic. Second stop and beyond: teach and travel your way around the world!

Earn your TEFL certificate in the heart of Europe, experience the world and discover new cultures through teaching English abroad.

Cool Job of the Week Are you ready to lose yourself on winding cobblestone roads that intertwine between castles, cathedrals, galleries, museums, cafés and pubs? In just four weeks you can become TEFL certified and begin teaching English as a foreign language worldwide. TEFL Worldwide Prague graduates are certified to teach English all over the world; certificate courses are offered each month in the magical city of Prague, Czech Republic. Nearly 3,000 graduates have taught abroad in 60+ countries! Sign-up for the next TEFL certificate course beginning on February 12th or March 19th!

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People can have a job, career, or a calling. Camp Augusta is looking for folks who have a calling. Work, play, learn, struggle and grow in a vibrant community this summer.

If you're thrilled by the idea of working hard, playing harder, and forming inspiring close relationships with other staff and campers alike, you're in the right place.

Cool Job of the Week Work, play, learn, struggle and grow in a vibrant community this summer with Camp Augusta in Northern California. Reap the rewards of a healthy and feel-good lifestyle. Enhance your professional and personal growth. Help foster self-confidence, independence, life-long recreational skills, safe risk taking, an appreciation for community, caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, environmental awareness and fun. Enjoy the longest paid staff training in the country (300+ hours each summer of focused, dedicated, specialized, on-site training)! Summer job openings include male and female Counselors for children 8-16 years old, Village Leaders, Food Services & Kitchen Team, an Arts Director; Puppet Master, Master of Fun & Games (large-scale game/logistics coordination); and a Wilderness Trips Leader. Don’t miss out on this great summer opportunity!

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Working at Camp For All is not just a job. You will have fun, work hard, learn, be tired and change lives!

From wide, wheelchair friendly sidewalks to a zero entry pool to a tree house anyone can enter, Camp For All turns can't do into CAN DO with their barrier free approach to the camp site, facilities and programming.

Cool Job of the Week Camp For All Program Instructors will play a vital role in helping campers discover life through effective and fun programs. Job tasks include hosting campers, volunteers, guests and groups, teaching a wide variety of program activities, planning and implementing programs in team building & challenge courses, facilitating epic night activities and more! If you have previous experience working with children in a camp environment, completed at least one year of college and are hardworking, outgoing and creative, fill out the online application. Now seeking Instructors for the spring (February 9th–May 13th) and/or summer (May 14th–August 10th).

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