Short-Term Job Adventures North America
Programs offering short-term jobs in more than one state in the U.S. and/or Canada
Adventure Treks Outdoor Adventure and Wilderness Instructors
Alaska, Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, New England, North/South Carolina, and British Columbia
With programs designed to teach leadership, teamwork, creative problem solving, self-responsibility, confidence building, community living and outdoor skills, Adventure Treks is looking for instructors to teach and lead multi-state adventure programs during the summer months and wilderness programs in North Carolina during the fall.
American Conservation Experience Conservation Volunteers, Interns & Vacations
Western U.S. (Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah)
Experience a different way of life. Meet people from around the world. Enjoy spectacular landscapes. Contribute your energy to meaningful and challenging outdoor projects. Take pride in your team's accomplishments. This is American Conservation Experience—now providing a range of voluntary service programs for both American and international participants: Conservation Corps, Conservation Volunteer, Internship Program and Volunteer Vacations.
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 and Canada (British Columbia & Ontario)
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 modest stipend is provided.
A Day in the Life: Camphill Communities California
Learn more about a Camphill coworker who found his place to help, change, and influence the lives of others while being submerged in a culture of genuine acceptance, love, caring, thought, idea and action.
Volunteer in the U.S.
Soquel, CA: Camphill Communities California
Sauk Centre, MN: Camphill Village Minnesota
Copake, NY: Camphill Village Copake
Hudson, NY: Triform Camphill Community
Glenmoore, PA: Camphill Soltane | Camphill Special School
Kimberton, PA: Camphill Village Kimberton Hills
Volunteer in Canada
Angus, Ontario: Camphill Communities Ontario
Duncan, British Columbia: Glenora Farm
North Vancouver, British Columbia: The Cascadia Society
Green Tortoise Adventure Travel Tour Drivers
By day you'll swim, explore caves, climb mountains, raft downstream, stand under waterfalls, walk through forests, build camp fires, visit towns, and meet people in unique locales throughout the U.S., Mexico and Central America
Drivers with a surprising amount of adventure, skill and ingenuity are needed to lead Green Tortoise Adventure Travel experiences for fun-loving, socially conscious and independent-minded backpackers in custom convertible sleeper coaches.
InterExchange Au Pair, Professional Internships, Seasonal Jobs, Summer Camp Jobs
Placements across the USA for non-U.S. citizens
InterExchange connects international students and young people from all over the world with life-changing international cultural exchange opportunities in the USA.
Intrepid Travel | TrekAmerica Group Travel Leaders
Throughout the U.S. and Canada (training in California)
Doubling as travel guide and driver, Group Leaders for Intrepid Travel and TrekAmerica take small groups on exciting adventures that will take you to big cities, National Parks, beaches, small towns and many places away from the tourist routes throughout North America. If you think you have the skills to accommodate a diverse group of travelers and have a desire to escape the 9 to 5 syndrome, apply today!
Les Aventures Makwa Summer Adventure Tour Camp Counselor
North America (14-23 day tours take place in July and August with destinations to California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Canada)
Be part of the thrill—land a job as a Les Aventures Makwa Tour Camp Counselor and accompany French teenagers in their North America discovery adventure! Responsibilities include driving an 8-person passenger van, planning a schedule for the group based on the activities of the program, and share and discover the North American culture.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute Wilderness Medicine Instructor Training
Throughout the U.S. with an emphasis on courses in Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
Are 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 U.S. The next WFR Instructor Training Course will be held from November 10-19, 2013.
The Road Less Traveled Summer Global Adventure Trip Leaders, Co-Leaders & Interns
Experience the extraordinary lands and cultures of the American West, Alaska, Hawaii, the Gulf Coast, Florida Keys, Chicago, Michigan (and places around the world)
As a Trip Leader 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.
Student Conservation Association Conservation Internships, Environmental Sustainability Internships and Conservation Corps Crews & Leaders
All 50 states and at more than 400 sites around the country
Tens of thousands have joined SCA to launch a conservation career, advance their studies, or gain hands-on experience at national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces. But all had one thing in common: a genuine desire to conserve our natural world and connect with nature. Your skills, your knowledge, and your commitment can make a difference and SCA offers you virtually limitless opportunities to live the values you so strongly believe in. Positions are offered all over the U.S.
Wilderness Inquiry Wilderness Adventure Leaders and Trail Staff Interns
Minneapolis and across the U.S.
Whether by canoe, sea kayak, skis, dog sled, horse pack or backpack, Wilderness Inquiry trail staff plan, organize and lead wilderness adventures throughout North America while connecting people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities with the natural world and inspiring personal growth. A majority of trips begin at Wilderness Inquiry's headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with remote base camps set-up for adventures further away. Seasonal positions are offered from May through October with potential opportunities for continued work throughout the winter.
Wilderness Ventures Adventure Travel Trip Leaders
Across the U.S. (and adventures around the world)
Doubling as teacher, facilitator and mentor, Wilderness Ventures trip leaders introduce small groups to the merits of living simply while participating in backpacking, climbing, canoeing, rafting, biking, mountaineering, kayaking, sailing and service project expeditions in beautiful places around the world.
Windigo USA Summer Tour Leaders and Outdoor Adventure Tour Guides
USA and Canada
Do you want to hit the open road, have adventures of a lifetime and get paid? Join a team that is passionate about organizing and delivering high-quality tours for people from all over the world. As a Windigo Tour Leader, you'll travel to amazing places in the USA and Canada and create experiences of a lifetime! Positions are available from May through September for a partial or full season.