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Field Instructor
First light wilderness
Think Outside. No Box Required!
Ready for a new chapter to your journey?
Do you enjoy people and the outdoors?
Imagine a role where you contribute to helping a child and family heal. We specialize in treating struggles associated with adoption, trauma, anxiety and addiction. Our goal is to Create Joy and Heal Generations!

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains in north Georgia, our field is filled with miles of clear-running streams and rivers, making it an ideal setting for healing.

We are seeking Wilderness Field Instructors that are passionate to help struggling teens by doing life alongside them in the wilderness.

Our Field Instructors play a very important role serving as a positive role model for teens 12-17 years old and for assisting in the therapeutic process of healing.

Some duties include:
· Leading group activities of camping and adventures
· Teaching students about wilderness skills, backpacking, kayaking, and other outdoor expeditions
· Participate in therapeutic activities
· Ensure safety of team
· Provide healthy conflict resolution and direction for group
· Daily documentation of student activities and status

To be successful you will:
· Enjoy camping and leading adventures in the outdoors
· Be resourceful and have good judgement
· Have a talent of connecting well with teens
· Be a natural leader with excellent leadership, communication, and problem solving skills
· Be passionate about helping teens learn and heal
· Be able to maintain healthy boundaries to role model healthy communication
Perks of this role include:
-Unique role with 1 week on / 1 week off schedule. (Allowing for 26 weeks a year to pursue other interests, travel, and more!)
-First year expected pay total of $45,000 to $50,000 (for only working ½ the year!)
-Development plan to learn and grow levels
-6 month tenure bonuses
-Great benefits
-Gear discounts
If this sounds like you, we invite you to join the journey with us! Apply online at
Program Specialist Coler Mountain Bike Preserve
The Peel Compton Foundation
For more information and how to apply checkout our website.

Outdoor Writer
Adventure Nerds
We are on a mission to help more people go on adventures.

What’s your favorite multi-day outdoor adventure? Do you want to help others plan similar adventures? We’re hiring outdoor adventurers and writers to create a new style of mini guidebooks about backpacking, paddling, biking, and more. Learn how to get paid to write about your adventures and become a published author.

Each guidebook is about a single adventure. Check out our website for more information and send us a proposal.

Find me (Nate) in the vendor hall!
Assistant Director, Outdoor Recreation
Clemson University
Summary: This full-time position within Clemson Campus Recreation is responsible for managing the Outdoor Recreation Climbing Wall and and rental/trip program equipment.

Responsibilities include: management of equipment, and facilities (including climbing wall and bike shop); the recruiting, hiring, training, and supervision of student employees; and collaboration with other departments.

Official posting coming to Clemson HR page today/tomorrow!
Operations Assistant
All Bikes Welcome
All Bikes Welcome is looking for an assistant to help with the day-to-day operations of the organization. With guidance and support from the Executive Director, the Operations Assistant will help complete the day-to-day administrative tasks of the organization in an organized and timely manner to support the needs of the organization as it grows.

The Operations Assistant will work for 5-10 hours per week. Compensation: $20/hour billed monthly.

To apply: Please send a resume with references to

Full job description is listed on our website:
All Bikes Welcome
All Bikes Welcome is looking for a Grantmaker to help find funding opportunities for the organization and write polished proposals to earn grant money.

With guidance and support from the Executive Director and Board of Directors, the Grantmaker will research grants and deadlines, draft intention letters and grant applications, and submit weekly and monthly reports.

The Grantmaker will work for 5-10 hours per week for 12 weeks

To apply: Please send a resume with references to

Full job description is listed on our website:
Multiple - Wilderness Director; Lead and Assist Instructors
Wa-Ya Outdoor School
Native, women-led nonprofit focusing on weaving together outdoor adventure, science education, and Indigenous knowledge.
-6 roles available
-deadline to apply is March 6
Camp Winadu- Paid Summer Internships
Camp Winadu
Outdoor adventure park, climbing wall, zip line, positions.
-travel covered
-housing and meals included
Link: None
Multiple - Kayak Guide, Shop Manager, General Manager
San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Guiding single and Multi day trips in the San Juan Islands of Washington State.
Link: None
Backpacking and/or light mountaineering guide
Rare Earth Adventures
Guide for 3-4 day overnight trips throughout summer season in the greater Portland and Mt Hood area. Guides responsible for trip set up and standard client care during trip. Our trips are instructional by nature, ideally teaching our guests how to do these activities on their own in the future.

WFR required
Link: None
Assistant Director for Trips, UNC Charlotte
Venture Outdoor Leadership, UNC Charlotte
This position manages Venture's trips program, supervises student trip leaders, and teaches academic classes in outdoor pursuits. Venture is based on the Outward Bound model, where all our programs are pursuing goals of character formation, leadership development, effectives teams, and authentic community.
Because of the course load, a master's degree is required.
If you're interested, or know of someone who may be, I'd love to connect with you during the conference.
Logistics Coordinator
NC Outward Bound School
Entry-level support role based in WNC. Work with gear, food, vehicles, and students to support multi-day wilderness courses. $100/day, room and board included.
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