Seasonal Backpacking Instructors

Job Description

Backpacking instructors needed! Inside Out is looking for backpacking instructors to fill positions for two programs:

8/11 - 8/16 - 11th Grade

10/13 - 10/21 - 8th grade



  • Wilderness First Aid (WFR preferred)

  • Extensive professional backpacking experience with groups

  • Knowledge of Leave No Trace principles

  • Enthusiasm, Professionalism, and Calm, Fun, and Caring Attitudes.


Essential Functions:

  • Monitors and maintains group safety and well-being

  • Demonstrates good judgment and decision making skills, especially with difficult students or potentially dangerous situations.

  • Keep students located and group together

  • Monitor daily food and water intake

  • Possesses personal proficiency with outdoor/primitive living skills and teaches students adequately.

During an Inside Out Backpacking trip you will be leading a group of students on a multi-day backpacking experience in Pisgah National Forest. Groups range from 8th to 11th grade.

We do not provide housing outside of the day before, during, and day after a program. Programs are contract work, sign on for as many or as few programs as your schedule allows!

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To Apply

Go to Our website and fill out our on-line application
Email your resume to [email protected] with the subject Fall 2018
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Hendersonville, NC
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1 - 2 years
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