Short-Term Job Adventures Montana
Situated on a remote Montana ranch near McGregor Lake and about an hour west of Kalispell and 1½ hours to Glacier National Park.
Montana Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for struggling teenagers. Team Leaders are in charge of creating and implementing safe and enriching activities for an assigned team of students, with responsibilities that include supervising students during meals, sports, afternoon and evening activities, assisting with each student’s personal physical and emotional needs, managing team finances, participating in sports activities (from kickball and cross-country skiing to aerobics and yoga) and planning and implementing outdoor-oriented trips (backpacking, hiking, and canoeing). The role of Team Leader is a very demanding position as it relates closely to a parenting role. A clear and secure understanding of “Self” is a necessity in this work. Applicants must make a two-year commitment and have experience working with youth, personal or professional experience in the outdoors, and/or a degree in outdoor education. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Amy Zink.
9705 Lost Prairie Rd.
Marion, MT 59925
(406) 858-2356 fax
The campus is situated on 520 wooded acres just 20 minutes from Kalispell. This unique location affords the opportunity for many outdoor hiking and sporting adventures, experiential activities and provides ready access for students to engage is many volunteer and special occasion opportunities in the Flathead Valley region. The campus is 40 minutes away from Glacier International Airport (FCA) and Big Mountain where students ski and snowboard, and less than an hour to Glacier National Park.
Summit Preparatory School is a private, non-profit, co-ed therapeutic boarding school for youth ages 14-18 with emotional, academic and behavioral challenges. Serving as mentor and direct care staff member for a team of students, Residential Counselors will assist in tracking program progression and treatment planning, supervise students with a focus on safety and program rules and expectations, lead outings, clubs and other program related activities, and provide leadership to the team and overall community. Applicants must be able to commit for at least two years, have a Bachelor's degree (psychology or education preferred), and training or experience with adolescents, outdoor education and/or backcountry experience. If you are an active, outdoor loving individual with strong leadership and people skills, and committed to making a difference in the lives of teenagers, send a cover letter and resume to Liann Ainsworth.
Director of Operations
Summit Preparatory School
1605 Danielson Rd.
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 758-8150 fax
Trail Ride Wranglers, Packers, Barn Managers, Base Camp Guide School Cook, Sales and Reservations Coordinators
Through guided adventures, family-owned Swan Mountain Outfitters connects guests to the hidden treasures of Glacier National Park and Northwest Montana.
Would you like to meet new people, work with horses and wake up everyday in one of the most awe-inspiring National Parks in the U.S.? Now seeking honest, hardworking, people-friendly individuals who would like to enjoy a memorable, exciting, educational and fun summer with Swan Mountain Outfitters. Compensation includes room and board, a monthly salary and possible tips. Explore all employment opportunities, apply here or connect with Aubrie Loroña for more info.
Need experience with horses?
• Are you interested in a Swan Mountain Outfitters position, but have absolutely no experience with horses? Or, do you just need to brush up on your horsemanship skills? If so, attend the Swan Mountain Wilderness Guide School and take your horsemanship to the next level!
Swan Mountain Outfitters
26356 Soup Creek Rd.
Swan Lake, MT 59911
Located on a 4,000-acre working cattle ranch 25 miles west of Kalispell, Montana. Situated 2,959 feet above sea level on the west slope of the Rocky Mountains and the surrounding 24 square mile Flathead Valley enjoy a relatively mild and pleasant climate year-round. Four distinct seasons each provide a new way of enjoying the area. Also centrally located to Flathead Valley's recreational hot spots: 31 miles from Glacier National Park, 22 miles from Hungry Horse Dam and 17 miles from Whitefish and Big Mountain Ski Resort.
Widely known as one of the first and finest wilderness based addiction therapy programs in the world, Wilderness Treatment Center has been successfully treating adolescent and young men with substance abuse disorder for more than 30 years. Along with a licensed Addiction Counselor, Wilderness Instructors lead 16-21 day expeditions into the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex and Yellowstone National Park with a group of up to 6-8 young men up to 6-7 times per year. When not in the field, Instructors work a 40-hour week on campus facilitating recreational activities, leading work therapy groups, and performing logistic assistance, equipment maintenance and some driving. Applicants are asked to make an initial one-year commitment. To begin the application process, email your cover letter and resume to Matt Brekke.
Wilderness Treatment Center
200 Hubbart Dam Rd.
Marion, MT 59925
ROW offers guided whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, biking, canyoneering, stand-up paddle board instruction, kayaking and fly fishing adventures in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Arizona and Utah; sea kayaking in Baja California and British Columbia; diverse adventure tours around the world; and owns and operates the River Dance Lodge, an outdoor adventure resort in North Central Idaho.
Attention friendly, self-starting, energetic, creative and hard-working individuals who have a love for people, life and the natural world: ROW Adventures is hiring experienced and inexperienced Adventure Guides in the Northwest Rocky Mountains for the summer season (May–August). No whitewater guiding experience is necessary to apply, but all hires must successfully complete ROW's Guide School Program and other required training before guiding commercial trips. If you’d like to work for a leader in the adventure travel industry that pride’s itself on their professionalism and commitment to guest services, conservation and interpretation, apply to join the ROW team!
P.O. Box 579
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816
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