Wilderness Survival and Leadership Educator

Job Description

Position description:
We are seeking Outdoor Education Guides to lead youth in outdoor adventures, develop character and wilderness survival skills, and grow into leaders.

We may have full or part-time positions available in a wide radius of Maryland and Virginia locations surrounding the Washington DC area.

We have an urgent need for summer program help, and the likelihood of continued teaching opportunities during the school year.

For our summer programs, we need leaders and helpers that will guide groups of 8 - 12 students from about 9 am - 4:30 pm daily. Academic year programs run 10 am - 3 pm.

Responsibilities:
• Help facilitate a dynamic nature-based outdoor-leadership program with a mixed-age group of students.

Desirable qualifications:
• Experience with primitive skills, tracking, wilderness awareness, wilderness survival programs.
• First Aid certification is good; WFA better, WFR+ ideal.
• Kamana Naturalist Students.
• Studied at the Tracker School, BOSS, Outward Bound, NOLS or similar program.
• Background with Waldorf Education, Montessori, Acton, experiential outdoor education or other teaching expereince.
• Have a passion for sharing nature with children.
• Appreciate the importance of character development and personal growth, for yourself and students.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Humble, curious, open and excited to learn and grow.

Salary: $125 - $225 / day

Lead adventures and personal growth for students in the woods!

Job Availability: 

For our summer programs, we need leaders and helpers that will guide groups of 8 - 12 students from about 9 am - 4:30 pm daily. Academic year programs run 10 am - 3 pm.

To Apply

Email Nick Grenier with a resume and your experience level - [email protected]

Application Closing Date: 
Not Specified
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Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Springfield, VA
Job Salary Range: 
125
225
Job Experience: 
1 - 2 years

Job Details

Job Details: 
Outdoor Skills School

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