Short-Term Job Adventures Wisconsin
Wilderness Field Instructors & Therapists (Full-time & Seasonal)
The North Woods location is based out of Medford, Wisconsin, in the abundant Chequamegon National Forest of Northern Wisconsin. Opportunities are also available at their West Coast location, based out of Bend, in the abundant Cascade Mountains of Western Oregon.
Are you looking for meaningful work where you can make a difference in people’s lives while working in beautiful, outdoor settings? New Vision Wilderness Instructors serve as healthy role models for struggling young adults. You will live, eat and work together as a group, and also help process and guide clients to more appropriate decisions in their life. While in the outdoors, you will teach outdoor living skills (building shelters, preparing food, making fires), use problem solving techniques to maneuver through environmental challenges, and lead daily personal reflective time, journaling, and meditation activities.
Full-Time Career Alert
• Now seeking a Wisconsin-based Lead Wilderness Therapist who will be responsible for clinical intake, case management, individual and group therapy, a caseload of up to 6 clients during extended expeditions while providing mentoring and guidance to Field Therapists and post-trip clinical summaries.
New Vision Wilderness
P.O. Box 191
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
(262) 780-1781 fax
Crew Leaders and Corps Members
Crews complete high priority conservation and community revitalization projects across the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest.
Serving both as a work supervisor and mentor, experienced adult WisCorps Crew Leaders will lead teams of 4-5 Corps Members on hands-on projects that may include new trail construction, trail and habitat restoration, bridge and walk way construction, stream bank stabilization, reforestation and invasive species management. Positions are available during the spring, summer and fall seasons, with a minimum time commitment of 4 weeks, depending on the program and availability. If you are highly self-motivated, hardworking, confident, autonomous and relish rugged working conditions, fill out the online application (be ready to also include a cover letter and resume) or email Willie Bittner for more info.
789 Myrick Park Dr.
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Outdoor Adventure Specialists & Pacific Northwest Trip Staff
Set on 600 acres pristine woods and waterfront property near the Wisconsin Dells (the Waterpark Capital of the World!), Camp Chi offers incredible facilities and over 30 specialty activities that aim to build campers' skills and boost self esteem.
Camp Chi Counselors rave about their fun, rewarding, life-changing summers! Trip Leaders are responsible for leading and managing the Pacific Northwest Adventure trip, while providing campers with a safe and rewarding summer. Campers and staff begin their journeys at Camp Chi and travel by bus to the west coast for camping, hiking, biking, rafting and other wilderness adventures. Outdoor Adventure Specialists, who are experienced in outdoor cooking, ropes & climbing wall (certification required) and/or horseback riding, will plan and lead dynamic and engaging age appropriate activities and lessons. If you are ready to work in a fast paced, immersive, outdoor and rustic environment, fill out the online application. Positions run from June 4th–August 28th.
3050 Woodridge Ln.
Northbrook, IL 60062
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