Evoke Therapy Programs guide participants toward healthier lives and relationships through cultivating greater self-efficacy, healthy expression of emotion, effective communication, positive lifestyle choices, and the experience of the transformative power of the wilderness.

Looking for an office with a view, a meaningful career in the outdoor industry, and being part of a community that cares?

The owners and staff of Evoke at Entrada and Cascades have taken their collective experience and added to it to create the next step in the evolution of therapeutic wilderness therapy. With a greater focus on whole-health, a passionate commitment to family support, an unmatched outcome research effort, and innovative new programming, they are excited to welcome you to Evoke Therapy Programs.

Evoke Therapy Programs are year-round therapeutic programs with an emphasis on wilderness and an innovative clinical approach. Offering teens, young adults and families a journey toward fulfillment and success, Evoke programs guide participants toward healthier lives and relationships through cultivating greater self-efficacy, healthy expression of emotion, effective communication, positive lifestyle choices, and the experience of the transformative power of the wilderness.

Evoke strives to be a green company by printing all marketing materials on 100% recycled material produced by wind power, purchasing local foods whenever available, and supporting socially conscious companies like gear partner Sherpa Adventure Gear.

Career Opening—Now Hiring

Prepping in the field!

Registered Nurse
Evoke at Entrada is seeking a full-time experienced Registered Nurse (RN), with preference given to someone with experience in acute/urgent care as well as experience in psychotropic medications. The RN will work cooperatively with the Medical Director, but must be self-motivated and comfortable working independently. Good communication skills and decision making is required.

Duties:
Provide medical training and support through weekly presentations and being on-call for Field Instructors who provide direct care of participants
Perform medical check-ups for participants in the backcountry
Manage prescription medications for dispensing to participants
Consult and distribute all appropriate medical information to necessary parties involved with participant’s treatment
Work with the Admissions team and Medical Director to review and approve clients for admission medically
Arrange necessary intake physicals and additional medical appointments for participants as needed

Qualifications:
Have a BA/BS, or equal training or experience in a related field
RN or higher
Good communication and decision making skills
Experience in a managerial, programmatic leadership role helpful but not required
Experience in acute/urgent care and psychotropic medications

Benefits:
Salary commensurate to experience
Flexible office hours
A company phone and computer
Paid vacation
Health insurance
Life insurance
401K plan (after one year of employment with Evoke Entrada)

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to Katelyn BeVard, Program Director.

Field Instructors — What You'll Be Doing

The Evoke Field Instructor position will allow you to transform your love of wilderness and community into a meaningful, life-changing career.

The Evoke Field Instructor position will allow you to transform your love of wilderness and community into a meaningful, life-changing career.

Evoke Field Instructors

Evoke at Entrada was rated #39 on Outside Magazine's top 100 best places to work in 2017Field Instructors role-model healthy expression of emotion and appropriate behavior, as well as lead by example and share their passion for healthy living and wilderness to help participants connect positively to their experience at Evoke. Instructors teach backpacking skills, low-impact camping ethics, yoga and mindfulness practices and facilitate team building activities and group therapy. Instructors act as a guide, teacher, role model and constant support to the teens, young adults, and families with whom they work. Most importantly, Field Instructors manage the inherent risk of the wilderness and oversee clients’ safety while backpacking in the beautiful wilderness backcountry.

Evoke Therapy Programs are clinically focused with Masters and Doctorate level therapists working together with Field Instructors as a treatment team to create treatment plans and goals. Field Instructors are empowered to be highly involved with creating a client’s personal treatment plan and assignments. Treatment plans are individualized for each participant.

Instructors work in a team of four to five with a group of eight to ten clients. The treatment team helps process the cause and effect relationship that living in the wilderness provides and guides participants in developing new choice-making skills. Evoke Field Instructors focus on teaching clients how to communicate assertively and be accountable for their choices.

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Location

The journey begins in the beautiful red rock sandstone of southern Utah!

Evoke at Entrada
Entrada is the name of the beautiful red rock sandstone of southern Utah; it also means entrance or gateway. The field area, comprising of the Mojave Desert, the Sonoran Desert and the Great Basin eco-system, form a diverse and beautiful place to work. Amazing National Parks such as Zion, Bryce Canyon and the Grand Canyon are nearby waiting to be explored on your week off.

The elevation in this area ranges anywhere from 4,000 to 8,000 feet. Temperatures in the summer range from the mid-60s to the upper 90s; while winter temps are fairly mild, with the average low of the season reaching 25 degrees.

The Cascades field area is located in the High Desert on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range along the Deschutes River.

Evoke at Cascades
The Cascades field area is located in the High Desert on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range along the Deschutes River. Here the Ponderosa Pine forest transitions into the high desert, characterized by arid land, junipers, sagebrush and bitterbrush. Wildlife is abundant, including antelope, elk, porcupine, badgers and Golden and Bald Eagles to name a few.

Elevations range from 4,000 to 5,000 feet. The climate is semi-arid with over 300 days of sunshine annually, mild summers and moderate winters. Summer temperatures range from daily highs in the mid 80s with nighttime lows in the 40s.  Winter temperatures range from daytime highs in the 50s to nighttime lows in the 20s. Rainfall averages nine inches a year.

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Time Commitment

Evoke Field Instructors focus on teaching clients how to communicate assertively and be accountable for their choices.All prospective Field Instructors will attend a 7-day orientation period where you'll experience first-hand how the Evoke program works while enjoying a week in an amazing backcountry wilderness setting. Trainees will learn to maintain client safety, role-model assertive communication skills and teach clients how to be accountable for their choices.

Participation in the orientation period does not guarantee you a job, although Evoke does have high hopes for you based on its requirements. At the end of the orientation period, you will be notified of your employment status.

Once accepted into the program, new Instructors participate in an internship period. This consists of three, eight-day shifts. During the internship, new Instructors have the chance to learn the program by watching, doing, and listening to the experiences of experienced staff. After the internship period, Field Instructors move through Evoke's Level System (Levels I-V).

2018 Entrada Orientation Dates:
Upcoming Orientation Date!January 12th–18th
Upcoming Orientation Date!March 16th-22nd
Upcoming Orientation Date!May 25th-31st

2018 Cascades Orientation Dates:
Upcoming Orientation Date!February 2nd–9th

The Field Instructor position requires a one-year commitment.

Perks & Rewards

There's plenty to do on your day's off — mountain bike, rock climb, travel, or simply relax.

Field Instructor pay starts at $177/day and progresses up to $210/day with scheduled commitment bonuses:

In addition to a seven day in-field orientation, a paid 24-day field internship is required before being considered for hire as a Field Instructor
Field Instructor: $177/day
Senior Field Instructor: $190/day
Mentor Field Instructor: $210/day

Prior experience is recognized. Benefits include full health and dental insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, a gear stipend upon hire and a variety of professional gear deals. Evoke also provides training stipends for WFR, professional conferences, hard-skills workshops and other professional development. And there's plenty to do on your days off — mountain bike, rock climb, travel, or simply relax.

Although housing is not provided, many people find living arrangements with other Field Instructors, sharing apartments with a person on your opposite schedule or renting a house together.

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The Essentials

Your climb to success with Evoke Therapy Programs!

Instructors must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and be certified in CPR/first aid. Preference is given to applicants with a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent amount of relevant experience, with certification in Wilderness First Responder, EMT or WEMT.

Since you will be backpacking and hiking most of your shift (2-10 miles per day), professional or personal wilderness and backpacking experience is a definite plus. Energetic, fun and creative individuals who love the outdoors are encouraged to apply.

Your First Move & Connections

Evoke is always on the lookout for energetic, compassionate and creative people who love the outdoors and community.

Evoke is always on the lookout for energetic, compassionate and creative people who love the outdoors and community. The company operates as a close network of fun loving, professional, service-oriented individuals from diverse backgrounds and experience. They work collaboratively with each other to help youth and young adults reconnect to their healthier, more authentic selves.

To apply, please complete the online application; then send your resume, cover letter and three professional letters of recommendation to your preferred Evoke Therapy location site. If you don't have a preference, please note that in your cover letter and send materials to both Recruiters.

Evoke at Entrada was rated #39 on Outside Magazine's top 100 best places to work in 2017Top 100 Best Places to Work in 2017!
Learn more about Evoke Therapy Programs!Evoke at Entrada was rated #39 on Outside Magazine's top 100 best places to work in 2017now for the 3rd year in a row!

Mike Swartz
Assistant Field Director
Evoke at Entrada
2711 Santa Clara Dr., Suite 400
Santa Clara, UT 84765
(435) 669-3580

Lindsey Bosse
Assistant Field Director
Evoke at Cascades
20332 Empire Ave., F-7
Bend, OR 97701
(541) 382-1620

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