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Outdoor Education Instructor

Company: Pali Institute

Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal

Job Description

Outdoor Education Instructor

Why Join Pali Institute!

Are you wanting to further your knowledge and experience while doing what you are passionate about in the beautiful mountains of Southern California we have the job for you! We pay for your offsite housing, food, and utilities!


  • Total Compensation Package from $1030-$1075 a weekHousing, utilities, and other paid amenities also included.
  • Pay dependent on level of education.Compensation includes pay estimated at 4 nights in cabin, $675-$720 a week.
  • Base pay $475-$520 with additional $50 for each night spent in cabin.
  • End of season gifts include insulated mugs, vest and puffy jackets!
  • Travel reimbursements available for anyone traveling from out of state, driving or flying. Restrictions apply.

Build a Future with Pali

  • Trainings for Ropes Leads, and School Leads available your first season.These positions include a $10-$40 pay raise.
  • Senior Instructor and Leadership positions available after completion of 1 Season.These positions include a $280-$325 per week pay raise.

Instructors Role at Pali:

  • Safety of children while teaching outdoor education, science, and leadership classes.
  • Both co-teaching and solo teaching off an accredited lesson plan.
  • In-cabin overnight with up to 11 children 2-4 nights a week.
  • Group management of cabin during down time including games of gaga ball, hikes, and tons of other camp games!

Hours and Start Date:

  • Full-time seasonal position
    • Fall ’24:Start: August 19, 2024
    • End: December 20, 2024
    • Spring ’25:Start: January 6th, 2025
    • End: May 30th, 2025
      • Work as both cabin instructors and field instructors.Typical week requires up to 4 overnights in cabin with students.

Our Top Instructors Are: 

  • Experienced in the camping and/or experiential education fields.
  • Able to have fun with kids, laugh at yourself and be silly!
  • Passionate about Science, Outdoor Education and/or Leadership Development.
  • Comfortable and confident teaching and instruction small and large groups of students.
  • Willing to learn and grow through constructive feedback, in a timely manner.

Perks to the Job:

  • Working with awesome, like-minded people!!
  • Off-Site Housing accommodations included for out-of-cabin and off-hours use.
  • Housing includes utilities, Wi-Fi, furnishings, and streaming access.
  • Get paid for up to 8 hours of volunteering with a non-profit organization of your choice.
  • Pro Deals from companies like Prana, Black Dimond and more.
  • Partial education reimbursement for any classes or courses completed while at Pali.
  • Living in Southern California- Easy access to beaches, theme parks, national parks, and tons of local outdoor recreation.
  • Private on-site lounge for Instructors with cozy couches, internet access and Netflix.
  • Hours here can count towards your educational degree teaching hours.
  • $250 referral bonuses available.
  • 50% off healthcare covered after 60 days.

Apply with us today to learn more!

Link to explore more about our program and position!

The Staff Experience

Prior to the start of employment, the successful candidate must pass a background check and drug screening that will be conducted, after acceptance of a formal offer of employment.

How to Apply

Apply online here: https://paliinstitute.workbrightats.com/jobs/1069791
Contact Person: Shannon Kane
Contact Phone: 909-939-0888
Posted on: May 23, 2024
Location: Running Springs, CA
Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal
Job Starting Date:
August 19, 2024
Job Salary Range:
$675-$720 a week
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 years, No Experience Required
Preferred/Required Degree Level: Bachelor’s degree, High School/GED
Job Category(ies): Experiential Education