Short-Term Job Adventures Florida
If you have a love for the ocean, abundant sunshine and electrifying thunderstorms, Florida is the place to be. From the most extensive coral reef in the Florida Keys to Everglades National Park, explore unique outdoor short-term jobs in the land of sunshine.
Outdoor Education Instructors and Summer Camp Counselors
The camp sits in the center of a 500-acre oak forest only an hour south of the major attractions of Orlando (including Walt Disney World & Universal Studios) in the heart of Florida. Built around Sunset Lake, the Camp’s own private 43-acre spring-fed lake, campers and staff will enjoy sunny, warm days and comfortable evenings.
With over 500 acres of lakeside fun and adventure, Circle F Dude Ranch Camp offers a summer camp, family weekends, team building retreats and an outdoor education program. More than 70 select people from all over the U.S. and abroad comprise the Circle F camp team. Summer camp positions include Department Heads, Head Counselors and Cabin Counselors who strive to make the summer a fun, empowering and enriching experience for campers. During the spring (January through the last week in June) and fall (mid-August to early December), Outdoor Education Instructors teach exciting and experiential classes in all program areas, lead wilderness trips, and participate in work projects geared towards facility maintenance and curriculum enrichment. To begin your journey with Circle F, learn more about joining the Circle F team.
Circle F Dude Ranch Camp
5301 Dude Ranch Rd.
Lake Wales, FL 33859
(863) 676-5263 fax
Cultivating five acres of crops on 26-acres in rural Sumter County, Florida, Little Pond Farm is a diverse organic vegetable, fruit and cut flower farm coming into its fifth season. While vegetable production is the farm's main focus, they also have three cows and a small flock of hens for eggs.
Little Pond is currently hiring full-time Farm Crew for the 2017–2018 season:
• The Year-Round Crew Leader will work closely with Farmer’s Cole and Ellen to execute daily activities, adjust the plan as needed, and make sure everything is running smoothly and in a timely manner with the rest of their small crew. Applicants must have a serious interest in farming as a career and two years of fieldwork experience.
• Seasonal Farm Crew will build confidence and master daily activities that include seeding, weeding, planting, greenhouse work, mulching, irrigating, transplanting, trellising, harvesting, washing crops, packing trucks for market and selling produce at the farmer’s market. This is an excellent position for a beginning farmer.
Positions begin in early August, the growing season runs through the end of May, and work can range from 50-60 hours/week. If you have a positive attitude, a love for working in a team, sense of urgency, an efficient work style, great problem solving skills, attention to detail and excellent customer service skills, fill out the online application.
Co-Owner and Operator
Little Pond Farm
2999 CR 321
Bushnell, FL 33513
International Field Instructors, Co-Instructors & Interns
The Florida Keys, the Gulf Coast and Outer Banks — as well as lands and cultures of Belize, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Italy, Norway, Panama, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda and the U.S. (American West, California, Hawaii)
As a Field Instructor for The Road Less Traveled, you'll have the opportunity to share your knowledge and love of the wilderness, service learning and cultural awareness with bright and enthusiastic young people; work with other highly motivated, qualified, committed professionals; and experience extraordinary lands and cultures around the world. RLT Instructors are genuine, spirited, friendly, active, educated and well traveled. They are not just educators and counselors, they are mentors. They are responsible, committed to those around them, purposeful and bold. The 2017 hiring season runs from September through early May.
The Road Less Traveled
2331 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-4009
(800) 939-9839 toll free
(773) 342-5703 fax