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Get paid to travel! Greenheart Travel Teach Abroad programs enable you to build your resume while traveling the world.

Are you looking for a stepping stone to a long-term teaching career or a way to use your English expertise as a way to see the world? Get paid to travel and live like a local!

Cool Job of the Week Greenheart Travel Teach Abroad programs will allow you to truly immerse yourself in a new culture, experience a different way of life, build friendships that will last a lifetime and discover your own potential. Teaching assignments are available in a traditional classroom or in a homestay setting. Teach. Travel. Earn. Make a difference.

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The NCOAE is seeking exceptional individuals to add to their growing team of outdoor and adventure-based educators and program administrators!

The NCOAE is seeking exceptional individuals to add to their growing team of outdoor and adventure-based educators and program administrators!

Program in the Spotlight Based minutes from the sandy white beaches of the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina, The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education is a values-based outdoor adventure and education provider for teens and adults interested in personal growth and professional development. Staff members are needed to lead participants through the rigors of backpacking, climbing, whitewater rafting, surfing and sea kayaking adventures as well as to help them draw valuable life lessons through wilderness curricula and from their own experiences.

NCOAE staffing is currently needed for the following summer courses: Alaska (July 27–Aug. 13), Oregon (Aug. 17–Sept. 3) and North Carolina (June 24–July 9 and/or July 22–Aug. 6). Staff training runs from June 14–21. Apply now!

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Creativity, affinity for outdoor living, compassion & the desire to help young people lead healthy lives are prerequisites for Field Instructors positions at Second Nature Uintas.

Are you flexible, patient and have a desire to help today's youth? Second Nature Field Instructors will develop clinical qualities unrivaled in therapeutic wilderness care.

Cool Job of the Week Imagine living in a world-class vacation destination that you call home! With help from the Utah wilderness, Field Instructors for Second Nature Uintas provide insight, direction and hope to troubled teens through adventurous programming. A one-year commitment is necessary

Learn more about Second Nature Uintas!Get your application in now for the June 12th–18th training orientation session—only a few spots remain!

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Wollam Gardens offers a unique opportunity for those interested in a short-term experience on a flower farm. From working in the fields and bouquet making at the farm to selling flowers at Washington D.C. farmers' markets and to high-end florists, Flower Interns have the opportunity to learn all aspects of a cut-flower growing operation.

If you have a passion for flowers, Wollam Gardens is the place to work, learn, live and grow the floriculture dream.

Cool Job of the Week From working in the fields and bouquet making at the farm to selling flowers at Washington D.C. farmers' markets and to high-end florists, Flower Interns have the opportunity to learn all aspects of a cut-flower growing operation. Now seeking Interns for the fall season (August to November).

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Outbac Broga Instructors will lead a series of exciting activities at an outdoor adventure campsite that can accommodate up to 235 guests.

Well known for an affordable camp experience, a variety of unique activities and friendly Instructors, Outbac Broga is a popular spot for outdoor adventuring in Malaysia, appealing to audiences of all ages and interests.

Cool Job of the Week Outdoor Instructors will lead a series of exciting activities that include onsite station games (zip lining, wall climbing, raft building, kayaking, low ropes & obstacle course and a wet course) and offsite experiences (caving, waterfall abseiling, rock climbing, mountain biking and whitewater rafting). Instructors will also have the opportunity to participate in the infamous "Broga Campfire" show, performing various fire skills that include jump rope, staff, fire breathing, fire eating and single/double spark poi art! Applicants must have relevant outdoor instruction experience; positions begin on September 1st.

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Mountain Workshop staff are dynamic, energetic people committed to creating personal growth opportunities for youth in the outdoors.

Mountain Workshop staff are dynamic, energetic people committed to creating personal growth opportunities for youth in the outdoors.

Cool Job of the Week Field Instructors for Mountain Workshop are responsible for safely co-leading school aged children and teens in spectacular wilderness settings throughout New England. Teach, lead or participate in activities that may include canoeing, kayaking, river rafting, rock climbing, hiking, caving, group team building initiatives, problem solving, critical thinking, orienteering, high and low ropes and survival skills. Mountain Workshop still has a few more Field Instructor positions to round out their summer team (May/June through October). Will you be one of them?

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Join 10,000 volunteers making a difference abroad every year with Projects Abroad!

Projects Abroad. 10,000 volunteers a year. Hundreds of ongoing projects around the world. Which will you do?

Cool Job of the Week Make a Difference Abroad! Projects Abroad offers unique and worthwhile volunteer placements, internships and language courses in nearly 30 amazing countries around the world. Projects are customized to your schedule so you choose when you start and how long you stay. Protect sharks in Fiji, work in an orphanage in India, build houses in Jamaica, teach English to monks in Sri Lanka, join a public health project in Ghana, learn Arabic in Morocco and much more!

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

Lead the outdoor job adventure of a lifetime with the VYCC! Equip young people with the tools to make a difference in the world!

AmeriCorps Education Award ProvidedCool Job of the Week The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps believes that conservation and agricultural work are ideal platforms to teach leadership, communication, interpersonal and professional skills. Become a facilitator, trainer, counselor, teacher, role model and work supervisor. Now seeking Crew Leaders and Corps Members to begin work in in Vermont or North Carolina this May/June for 6 months.

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