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Wilderness Guide

Company: Diabetes Youth Families (DYF)

Wilderness Guide
Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

DYF Wilderness Guides facilitate backcountry trips and adventure based outdoor programs for youth living with type 1 diabetes. Our Wilderness Guides work hard to ensure our programs are meaningful, supportive, educational and fun while providing superior T1D care. Wilderness Guides are placed in the program/s that the Program Director deems most suitable for their skill level and availability.

Ideal candidates for a Wilderness Guide position will have a working knowledge and/or lived experience with type 1 diabetes, and robust personal and professional multi-day guiding experience in the backcountry. Guides work collaboratively within their team to manage all aspects of the trip. This includes pre-trip packing and preparing food and gear, teaching outdoor living skills and diabetes management in the backcountry environment. Guides are also responsible for interpretive information, risk management, and managing the everyday tasks of survival in the backcountry; food, water, shelter, blood sugars etc.

How to Apply

Application period will begin on January 4th, 2024 and will remain open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to Whitney Wright, Program Director at [email protected] No phone calls, please. Serious inquiries only.
Contact Person: Whitney Wright
Posted on: February 15, 2024
Location: Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
Job Type: Seasonal
Job Salary Range:
$125-$150 per day DOE
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 years
Preferred/Required Degree Level: None Required
Population(s) Served: Youth - Physical Disability
Region(s): California