North America Jobs Directory

Do you love road trips, the outdoors and want to explore North America? Become a Group Leader for AmeriCan Adventures!

Do you love road trips, the outdoors and want to explore North America? Become a Group Leader for AmeriCan Adventures!

Summer Jobs, Seasonal Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Work in the U.S. & Abroad

Short-Term Job Adventures North America — U.S. and Canada

Programs offering short-term jobs in more than one state in the U.S. and/or Canadian territories.


AmeriCan Adventures: North America’s most inspired private group tour operator!

AmeriCan Adventures

Group Travel Leaders

Throughout the U.S. and Canada

AmeriCan Adventures was rated number 18 on Outside Magazine's top 100 places to work in 2015!Do you love road trips, the outdoors and want to explore North America? Combine your passion for travel with the adventure of a lifetime! Doubling as tour guide and driver, Group Leaders for AmeriCan Adventures take small groups on trips throughout beautiful landscapes of North America that encompass camping in National Parks, exploring big city life, tasting local cuisines, and so much more. With one of the best training programs in the industry, and on-the-road support that is unparalleled, you’ll gain a diverse set of skills to handle the challenges of the road. Pay is competitive including a guaranteed weekly wage throughout the entire season, tips, commissions, and all accommodation included. If you have the ability to live a nomadic lifestyle, the skills necessary to accommodate a diverse group of travelers, and the desire to challenge yourself daily, visit AmeriCanAdventures.com to learn more and apply. Positions start as early as April and run through September 30th.

2018 Employment Alert
More exploration at AmeriCan Adventures!AmeriCanAdventures is now accepting applications for 2018 Group Leaders job openings! Sign up to receive email updates on new job postings, deadlines and info on what it's like to live the life of a Group Leader.

Tiprin Lujan
Recruitment Manager
AmeriCan Adventures
(707) 525-6776
USJobs@AmeriCanAdventures.com
AmeriCanAdventures.com

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The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education (NCOAE) is the values-based outdoor adventure and education provider for teens and adults interested in personal growth and professional development.

National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education

Course Directors and Field Instructors

The main campus in North Carolina sits on 17 wooded acres adjacent to the Cape Fear River, just a short three-minute drive to the sandy white beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. NCOAE adventure course sites can also be found in the Himalayas, Patagonia, East Africa, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

Program in the Spotlight The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education (NCOAE) is the values-based outdoor adventure and education provider for teens and adults interested in personal growth and professional development. NCOAE is seeking Course Directors and Field Instructors to join their team. Applications from exceptional outdoor and wilderness-based educators, guides, field instructors and program administrators are accepted on a rolling basis. Hiring priority will be given to those who have the experience, skills, and certifications to lead whitewater rafting, rock climbing, sea kayaking and/or surfing adventures—in addition to proficiency leading participants through the physical and emotional rigors of extended backpacking expeditions in remote wilderness settings. Mandatory staff trainings occur annually. Alternative training opportunities are available by participating in NCOAE outdoor educator courses. Employment contract dates vary, and occur annually between February 1 and December 31.

Human Resources
National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education
9809 River Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28412

(910) 399-8090
(888) 399-5957 fax
hr@ncoae.org
NCOAE.org
Backdoorjobs.com/ncoae.html

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Backroads. The world’s #1 active travel company.

Backroads

Trip Leaders

Throughout the United States, Europe and the world (40+ countries)

Backroads was rated number 73 on Outside Magazine's top 100 places to work in 2015!Program in the Spotlight Do you have a zest for life with a passion for people, travel and the outdoors? Backroads is actively recruiting Trip Leaders for their luxury biking, walking, hiking and multi-sport vacations geared for groups of families, solos or couples. Whether by foot, bicycle, kayak, raft or ski, Trip Leaders are the catalyst for a fun, interesting, safe and personally rewarding experience for their group of active travelers. Leaders enrich each trip with their personality and passion for travel and the outdoors, while providing outstanding customer service and sharing their love and knowledge of the area. In addition to Trip Leader positions, US & Canadian Camp Crews and global Trip Prep Specialists are hired each year.

Summer 2018 Employment Alert
More job exploration!Backroads is now accepting applications for U.S., Canadian, and European Trip Leader and Trip Prep Specialist positions. Seeking staff who are fluent in English and also speak Italian, French and/or German to work from April through October 2018.

Backroads
801 Cedar St.
Berkeley, CA 94710

leaderapplicants@backroads.com
Backroads.com/leaders
Backdoorjobs.com/backroads.html

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Makwa: Guides, Nature, Travel, Culture.

Makwa

Summer Adventure Tour Leaders

North America (14-23 day tours take place in July and August with destinations to California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Canada)

Program in the Spotlight Be part of the thrill—land a job as a Makwa Tour Leader and accompany French teenagers in their North America discovery adventure! Responsibilities include driving an 15-person passenger van, planning a schedule for the group based on the activities of the program, conduct activities in collaboration with the team leaders, actively participate in group living, and share, discover and help promote the North American culture. Applicants must be bilingual in English and French (or at least an interest in the French language with basic skills), at least 21 years of age, first aid certified, have a current driver's license and the ability to work with teenagers. Apply today at Makwa-Travel.com!

Lina Ibrahim
Human Resources Manager
Makwa
2398 Boul. Rosemont
Montreal, Quebec H2G 1V1
Canada

(514) 285-2583
res.humaines@makwa.net
Makwa-Travel.com
Backdoorjobs.com/makwa.html

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The Road Less Traveled offers life changing travel with programs that focus on service learning, global perspectives, adventure & leadership expeditions, and language learning.

The Road Less Traveled

International Field Instructors, Co-Instructors & Interns

Experience the extraordinary lands and cultures of the American West, California, Hawaii, Texas, Florida Keys, the Gulf Coast, Outer Banks (and places around the world!)

Program in the Spotlight As a Summer 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 2018 hiring season runs from September through early May.

Jim Stein
Director
The Road Less Traveled
2331 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-4009
(773) 342-5200
(800) 939-9839 toll free
(773) 342-5703 fax
jim@theroadlesstraveled.com
TheRoadLessTraveled.com
Backdoorjobs.com/theroadlesstraveled.html

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Windigo leads innovative 1 to 3 week off-the-beaten path small group outdoor adventure tours for people of all ages and all tastes across Canada and the USA.

Windigo

Active Travel Tour Leader Guides

From the dramatic coast of Newfoundland to the stunning sunsets of Vancouver Island... Into the wild of Alaska’s frontier to the canyons of the Southwest... And not to forget the burning volcanoes of Hawaii or the ice caps of the Canadian Arctic, Windigo’s playground is massive.

Program in the Spotlight Do you want to hit the open road, enjoy an adventure of a lifetime and get paid for it? Join the dynamic team at Windigo and travel to some of the coolest places in North America!. Meet new people from different cultures and provide unforgettable experiences to grateful travelers. It's not a job opportunity, it’s a lifestyle. If you are at least 21 years old (23 for U.S. applicants), have a clean driving record, love the outdoors, have an adventurous spirit, strong people, leadership and organizational skills, and are looking for an exciting challenge, join the Windigo team! The operation season runs from April to late October with contracts available for a partial or full season.

Windigo Canada & USA
Windigo.Travel
Backdoorjobs.com/windigo.html

More exploration!Canadian Applicants
François Boileau
Head of Operations
Windigo
400 Atlantic Ave., Suite 801
Montreal, Quebec H2V 1A5
Canada
(514) 948-4145 ext. 246
(514) 523-9030 fax
fboileau@windigo.travel

More exploration!American Applicants
Jessica Harris
Windigo
5024 Canyon Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
(707) 538-8395
(707) 544-8395 fax
jessicaharris@windigousa.com

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Incredible Adventures believes that traveling should be life-changing. Inspiring. Immersive. In their tours, they strive to go a little further, do things a little differently, and provide an experience for guests that they won’t get anywhere else.

Incredible Adventures

Tour Guide/Drivers

An environmentally conscious outdoor travel company that specializes in small group single and multi-day tours in the San Francisco Bay Area, with California destinations that include Yosemite National Park, Muir Woods, Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, the Pacific Coast and Lake Tahoe, with some trips venturing as far as Oregon and Washington.

Want to make great money, live in beautiful San Francisco and get paid to show people the most amazing national park in the world? Incredible Adventures is now seeking summer Tour Guide/Drivers who are reliable, safety-driven and organized, with a desire for adventure. On single day trips, Guides will pick-up and drop-off passengers at San Francisco hotels and provide informational narrative during the entire tour. On multi-day adventures, Guides will arrange daily logistics, outdoor and evening activities, sightseeing excursions, and teach sustainable travel, camping etiquette and cooking skills. Those interested in seasonal work must be able to attend an on-the-road training in San Francisco in early to mid-April and make a commitment through October 31st. If you have a customer-service oriented disposition, a fun and outgoing attitude, and enjoy interacting with people from all over the country and the world, fill out the online application!

2018 Tour Guide/Driver Job Openings!
Incredible Adventures is now accepting applications for the 2018 season! Read through the Guide FAQ »

Josh Garber
Recruitment and Training Manager
Incredible Adventures
2095 Jerrold Ave., Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94124

(415) 642-7378
josh@incadventures.com
IncAdventures.com

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Start planning your once-in-a-lifetime work and travel adventure to the U.S. with InterExchange!

InterExchange

Au Pair, Professional Internships, Seasonal Jobs, Summer Camp Jobs Across the U.S., International Programs

Placements across the U.S. for non-U.S. citizens

Do you want to experience life in the United States, but not sure how to make it happen? The process might seem overwhelming, but at InterExchange, they’re committed to helping young people like you experience the world first-hand. As a nonprofit organization and U.S. Department of State-designated sponsor of the J-1 Visa, they want to make the process affordable and empower you to make new friends, build your resume, and expand your worldview. Visit InterExchange.org now and don't miss your opportunity to live your adventure!

InterExchange
100 Wall Street, Suite 301
New York, NY 10005
(212) 924-0446
(212) 924-0575 fax
info@interexchange.org
InterExchange.org

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Camphill Association of North America

Camphill Communities

Therapeutic Community Life Sharing Work Opportunities: Coworkers (specializing in crafts, dairy work, elder care, farming & gardening, weaving, and the wood workshop), House Parents, House & Workshop Leaders, and Service Volunteers

California, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Canada (British Columbia & Ontario)

Program in the Spotlight Whether you are looking for an internship opportunity, a formal training program, a short-term volunteer experience, or a new, fully committed lifestyle, the Camphill Coworker Program offers a celebration of life, engaging service work and community building. Opportunities are available for singles, couples and families. Full room and board, medical insurance, vacation time and a monthly stipend is provided.

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Volunteer in the U.S.
Soquel, CA: Camphill Communities California View Facebook Page Watch YouTube Videos
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Hardwick, VT: Heartbeet Lifesharing View Facebook Page View YouTube Page

Volunteer in Canada
Angus, Ontario: Camphill Communities Ontario View Facebook Page
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North Vancouver, British Columbia: The Cascadia Society

Camphill Headquarters
Camphill Association of North America
360 Warren St.
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 697-8928
volunteer@camphill.org
Camphill.org
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Adventure Treks provides unique experiences for teenagers ages 13-18, through wilderness based adventure programsAdventure Treks

Outdoor Adventure Instructors

British Columbia, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Wyoming during the summer months and North Carolina for fall school groups.

Through adventures designed to foster community, build confidence and teach leadership, Adventure Treks operates 13 to 30-day wilderness-based programs for teenagers. Instructors are in charge of managing group dynamics, coordinating logistics and leading activities that include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, ice climbing, ziplining, cooking, orienteering, Leave No Trace concepts and general environmental education. There is the opportunity to work both summer (early June to mid-August) and fall school group programs (late August through late October). To apply, email your resume to to Erica Van Steenis. Applications are due by April 30th for summer positions and August 15th for fall positions.

As an Instructor, Adventure Treks affords me the opportunity to facilitate close knit communities, where our students and instructors build close bonds… Not to mention we visit incredible destinations all across North America. —Carolyn Jackson, Co-Instructor

Erica Van Steenis
Staffing Director
Adventure Treks
P.O. Box 1321
Flat Rock, NC 28731

(828) 698-0399 phone/fax
(888) 954-5555 toll free
erica@adventuretreks.com
AdventureTreks.com

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Wilderness Inquiry: Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime. Connecting people with shared outdoor adventures.

Wilderness Inquiry

Outdoor Leaders and Internships

Adventures consist of day events with local students paddling down the Mississippi River or extended wilderness trips in the Boundary Waters, Apostle Islands, Yellowstone and many other spectacular destinations.

Wilderness Inquiry is all about access, inclusion and opportunity. Programs operate in a manner that facilitates full participation by everyone, including people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Outdoor Leaders are responsible for organizing and leading outdoor adventures that include canoeing, kayaking and hiking. Over the course of a single trip, leaders will embrace many roles including educator, guide, leader and more. Seasonal positions are offered from May through October with potential opportunities for continued work throughout the winter. A 7-day staff training conducted in early June provides skills in leadership, risk management, camp skills, and disability training. Explore all job opportunities and apply online.

Looking for a WI internship? Most Interns experience logistical and administrative support, outdoor equipment organization and maintenance, trip leading and academic/organizational projects.

Nell Holden
Programs Director
Wilderness Inquiry
808 14th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

(612) 676-9400
(800) 728-0719 toll free
(612) 676-9401 fax
jobs@wildernessinquiry.org
WildernessInquiry.org

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Through Awesome Adventures summer camps and Trail Mark experiential education programs, Mountain Workshop exposes children and teens to a variety of outdoor endeavors throughout New England.

Mountain Workshop

Facilitators

Since 1981, Mountain Workshop has provided over 125,000 students in the New York Metropolitan Area with a broad range of single and multi-day Experiential and Adventure Education, Positive School Climate, and Leadership Development programs throughout some of the most spectacular outdoor settings in New England.

Wanted: Facilitators of Positive Change!
Mountain Workshop staff are dynamic, energetic people committed to creating personal growth opportunities for youth in the outdoors. Facilitators are responsible for safely leading/co-leading school-aged children in a variety single and multi-day programs that focus on elements such as high and low challenge courses, group team building initiatives, tandem and voyager canoeing, survival skills, hiking and more! The season runs late July through late October, with a limited number of spring positions also available. Benefits include competitive per diem rates, in-depth activity specific training, pro deal purchases, and a monthly housing stipend. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, although priority will go to staff that apply early and possess the most relevant experience. Become a member of the Mountain Workshop team and join a movement to facilitate positive change in the lives of today’s youth!

Mountain Workshop
35 Miry Brook Rd.
Danbury, CT 06810

(203) 797-1435, ext. 119
(203) 797-1436 fax
jobs@mountainworkshop.com
MountainWorkshop.com

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Two Camps. One Tradition. This is Camp Thunderbird.

Camp Thunderbird

Summer Counselors, Activity Specialists, Supervisory Staff, Wilderness Staff and Kitchen, Housekeeping and Maintenance Team Members

Thunderbird for Boys and Thunderbird for Girls are located just a few miles apart in the Minnesota Northwoods on beautiful Lake Plantagenet (approximately four hours north of Minneapolis). Wilderness Adventure Trips extend throughout the Pacific Northwest, Western U.S., the Great Lakes region and Canada.

Being on staff at Thunderbird is an experience of camaraderie, community and friendship where you will work hard and have the summer of your life. Summer positions include Counselors who can teach or assist in one or more activity program areas (such as waterskiing, canoeing, sailing, biking, backpacking, horseback riding, outdoor living skills, climbing wall, farming, archery, riflery, arts & crafts, music, gymnastics and more!); Activity Specialists and Supervisory Staff; and a Wilderness Staff team to lead multi-week adventure programs in majestic locations across North America. All camp staff will work from early June to early August 2016. Pre-season work is available beginning on June 1st (Lifeguard and WFA/WFR certification are offered during this time) with post-season work available through August 15th. If you are energized, fun, nurturing, compassionate and focused on ensuring that campers will have an amazing and memorable camp season, fill out the online application!

Summer Jobs Alert!
Thunderbird is still seeking Trip Leaders (Both Camps) and Counselors who can teach Western Horseback, Pottery or Arts & Crafts (Girls Camp) and Fishing and a Ski Boat Driver (Boys Camp). Fill out the online application today!

Summer Address (June 1–August 31)

Camp Thunderbird for Girls
Shari Sigoloff
Girls Camp Director
49536 Thunderbird Dr.
Bemidji, MN 56601

(218) 751-6761

Camp Thunderbird for Boys
Roger Bristowe
Boys Camp Director
49300 Tbird Trail
Bemidji, MN 56601

(218) 751-5171

Winter Address (September 1–May 31)
Camp Thunderbird
802 De Mun Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 647-3168
CampTBird.com

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Clear Sky Retreat Centre: Learning Together.Clear Sky Center

Karma Yoga Service Stays

Clear Sky Center's 310 acre meditation cushion is located in a precious and endangered grassland eco-system. Clear Sky lies at the foot of Bull mountain just 35 minutes from Cranbrook and an international airport. According to Environment Canada, the local town of Cranbrook is the sunniest town in British Columbia. Temperatures in this part of North America vary greatly depending on the time of year and the center experiences 4 distinct seasons. The nourishing, delicious food has made the kitchen a well-loved part of people’s experience at Clear Sky Center. Ingredients are drawn fresh from their burgeoning 1-acre food forest, beautiful Gaia Garden and local producers. There are abundant opportunities to see wildlife and explore the natural environment on and off property during your stay.

Whether you are in transition, yearning to experience life in community, or have been curious about meditation and haven’t found the time or money to take a long retreat, Karma Yoga Service Stays are an opportunity to commit to a period of retreat through meditation in action, study and personal growth in return for sharing your experience in a particular field. The Center is currently seeking individuals who can assist in one or more of the following areas: administrative and IT assistance, marketing strategy and support, event coordination, kitchen assistance and farm/ food forest support. To apply, fill out the online application or connect with Michelle Heinz for more information. Eligible candidates will be asked to join Clear Sky for a one-month trial period (a $750 refundable deposit is required). After this period, a minimum commitment of two additional months will be required.

Challenge yourself, reap the benefits. The Karma Yoga Service Program is not merely about fulfilling a job description, but how you engage with others to produce an outcome that’s greater than yourself.

Michelle Heinz
Executive Director
Clear Sky Center
P.O. Box 19
Fort Steele, British Columbia V0B1N0

Canada
(250) 429-3929
ky_application@clearskycenter.org
ClearSkyCenter.org

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Epic Adventures: Explore Beyond the Destination. Discover the Journey!

EPIC Adventures

Summer Trip Leaders

Teen Adventure Camp programs embark from Austin and Dallas, Texas with adventure travel destinations that include the Appalachians (North Carolina, Tennessee), Big Bend National Park (Texas), the Ozarks (Arkansas) and the Rockies (Colorado, Utah).

EPIC Adventures Summer Camps are designed especially for coed teenagers 13-17 who want to be challenged through travel, service, leadership development, and high adventure programs. With a team of at least three coed staff members, Trip Leaders oversee all aspects of the program while en route and are responsible for managing group dynamics, motivating the group, maintaining safety standards, participating in service projects, and coordinating with outfitters. Other duties include logistics, packing, trip preparation, leading backcountry trips of 2-5 days, driving and maintaining the van, teaching camp skills, and chaperoning contracted portions of the trip such as whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and caving. Training begins as early as May 30th and concludes in mid-June, with trips running through early August. If you are flexible, dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic and positive, send your completed application to Kristin Personius.

Kristin Personius
Personnel Director
EPIC Adventures
P.O. Box 500
San Marcos, TX 78667

(817) 879-1454
(512) 516-0603 fax
kristin@myepicadventures.com
MyEpicAdventures.com

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National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Medicine Institute: the leader in wilderness medicine.

NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute

Wilderness Medicine Instructor Training

Training is conducted in Lander, Wyoming. Educators will teach throughout the U.S. with an emphasis on courses in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

National Outdoor Leadership SchoolAre you a seasoned professional in the outdoor education, EMS or military special ops fields? NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute is looking for dynamic and experienced Educators to teach WFR, WFA and/or WEMT courses ranging in length from 2-30 days on a year-round basis throughout the US. Days are filled with dynamic lessons and exciting, realistic scenarios to best model the kind of medical situations you might face, whether you're an outdoor educator, guide or camp counselor. Applicants must possess several seasons of experience in extended backcountry leadership positions, a teaching background in either formal or experiential settings, and specific Wilderness Medicine and CPR certifications. Compensation includes $128–$237/day, plus travel and living expenses during courses. The next 2017 Instructor Training Course will be held November 12th–18th in Lander, WY with an application deadline of August 1st (there is a tuition charge to cover food, lodging and materials).

Josh McNary
Staffing Special Projects Coordinator
NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute
284 Lincoln St.
Lander, WY 82520

(866) 831-9001
josh_mcnary@nols.edu
NOLS.edu

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Roadtrip Nation helps individuals figure out who they are, what they love, and how they can make their aspirations a reality. Define your road in life!

Roadtrip Nation

Brand Ambassadors/Roadies

Roadtrip Nation’s headquarters is located in Costa Mesa, where you will be required to attend training onsite for 2 weeks prior to going out on the road. Tours consist of conducting live events at various locations throughout the country to get students excited about their futures and the opportunities that await after graduation.

Join a cross-disciplinary team that thrives on impact, collaboration, and drinking ridiculous amounts of fancy coffee! From a documentary TV series that reaches 70 million households annually to educational tools that have helped 8 million students learn more about themselves and the world, Roadtrip Nation empowers people to get more out of work than just a paycheck. Brand Ambassadors (aka Roadies) hit the open road year after year with Roadtrip Nation’s Event Tours over a 4-8 week period, traveling far and wide to campuses and spreading the Roadtrip Nation message of define your own road in life. Compensation includes $10.50 per hour, housing in one of Roadtrip Nation’s iconic green RVs with 2-3 people, and per diem for meals while on the road. If you are a confident and outgoing public speaker, good-natured with an easy-going temperament, have the ability to work collaboratively within a team whom you will be traveling and living with, and exceptional interpersonal and listening skills, view a detailed job description and apply online.

Adrien King
In House Recruiter
Roadtrip Nation
1626 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

(949) 764-9121
info@roadtripnation.org
RoadtripNation.com

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Rustic Pathways empower students through innovative and responsible travel experiences to positively impact lives and communities around the world.

Rustic Pathways

Summer Program Leaders

Destinations stretch from the white-sand beaches of Fiji to the rainforest canopies of Costa Rica, the high Himalayan Mountains to the Great Barrier Reef. Program Leader positions are available in Australia, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji Islands, India, Laos, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, United States and Vietnam.

Rustic Pathways was rated #97 on Outside Magazine's top 100 best places to work in 2017!Rustic Pathways is a student travel organization which offers the world's finest experiential education, community service, foreign language, and adventure programs. As a Program Leader, you’ll work directly with students, community partners, activity operators, and Rustic Pathways staff to ensure a life changing experience. Responsibilities include serving as a role model and mentor, creating a positive and inclusive group dynamic, monitoring student well being, and managing day-to-day program logistics, financial responsibilities, and administrative tasks. Positions run from June through August for at least 6-10 consecutive weeks in one of 16 country destinations. If you have an appreciation for diversity in cultures and experiences, a passion for discussion-based learning, understand the value of experiential education, and are patient, enthusiastic, analytical, flexible, solution-oriented, and able to maintain excellence under pressure in ever-changing conditions, fill out the online application.

Ellery Rosin
Program Staffing Assistant
Rustic Pathways
15345 Chardon Windsor Rd.
Huntsburg, OH 44046
(800) 321-4353
rustic@rusticpathways.com
RusticPathways.com

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Tamarack Camps, established by the Fresh Air Society, builds a vibrant community by providing enriching Jewish camping experiences for children and families, respectful of financial ability.

Tamarack Camps

Wilderness Trip Leaders

Tamarack Camps main summer facility is located in Ortonville, Michigan. Teen adventure trips are conducted in the Western U.S. (climb the Grand Tetons, go white water rafting in Colorado, explore the geysers of Yellowstone National Park) and in Alaska (backpack on the Chilkoot Trail, fish for salmon, hike to glaciers).

Tamarack Camps is seeking Wilderness Trip Leaders to lead 5-8 week summer teen adventures throughout the Western U.S and Alaska. Each co-ed group of 25 teens will travel by bus and hike, backpack, and camp together throughout state and National Parks. Trip Leaders will join with additional staff and teens and participate fully through all aspects of the summer adventure. Applicants should have experience with teens, leading overnight backpacking trips, a strong knowledge of Leave No Trace principles and past experience with creative programming. Lifeguarding, CPR and WFA/WFR training or re-certification will be provided. Positions begin in early June for staff training; trips depart in mid/end of June and extend through early/mid-August. There is also an opportunity to work through the fall season at the camp’s Outdoor Education program. After completing the online application, a Skype interview will be scheduled. Those with additional questions are encouraged to contact Jason Charnas.

View detailed job descriptions or watch the Tamarack Camps experience.

Jason Charnas
Director of Teen & Family Programs
Tamarack Camps
6735 Telegraph Rd., Suite 380
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

(248) 647-1100
(248) 647-1493 fax
charnas@tamarackcamps.com
TamarackCamps.com

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Travel for Teens offers a full range of travel experiences that teens can choose from to create their own ideal international experience.Travel for Teens

Summer Trip Director/Counselors

Travel for Teens home office is based in the greater Philadelphia area, with remote staff based in Costa Rica, Spain, Greece, and South Africa. Summer staff will have the opportunity to work across six regions (Europe, North America, Latin America, Oceania, Asia, and Africa).

Travel for Teens has crafted unique programs to engender love for travel, hunger for learning, curiosity about differences, recognition of universalities, and an appreciation for global citizenship. Summer Trip Director/Counselors are responsible for ensuring the safety of their group, creating and maintaining a positive environment, teaching and infusing knowledge about the locations that are experienced, creating life long enjoyable memories, keeping a clear line of communication with parents and office staff and completing day to day tasks, that include errands and odd jobs. Applicants must be over 21 years old, able to commit to at least two summers, have fluency in English (knowledge of additional languages is a bonus), and an intimate knowledge in locations and cultures where TFT travels,. Upon hire, all staff must attend a mandatory training at the TFT headquarters in Wayne, PA from May 31-June 3, 2018. Fill out the online application now—successful applicants will be invited to submit a questionnaire and video in support of their application!

Travel for Teens
900 West Valley Rd., Suite 300
Wayne, PA 19087

(484) 654-1035
(888) 457-4534 toll free
info@travelforteens.com
TravelforTeens.com

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