- Where: HB Lee and RMS (first three weeks at Lee, second three weeks at RMS)
- Training conference in Tennessee: May 30th-June 6th (Travel, lodging, and most food paid)
- On-site Training: June 15th and June 16th
- Program Dates: June 22nd through August 4th
- Hours: 7:30-4:00 Monday through Friday, with on average, one evening or afternoon activity a week
- How many classes: We are looking to have 140 scholars and 14 servant leader interns as of now, but that might grow
- Qualifications: Have begun College (hopefully a year in) with good academic standing (looking for a 3.0 GPA)
- Pay: As of right now, 2,700
- Apply: Servant Leader Intern - Various Locations - Summer
What: Freedom Schools is a Literacy and social justice summer school program for incoming 6th graders to 8th graders. The program has a long history rooted in the civil rights program and is modeled after the program designed by The Children's Defense Fund. Freedom School programs have sites all over the country and can be an opportunity to become immersed in anti-racist, social justice focused education and the partners who work to insure all students see academic success and understand the power of their voice. We are looking for Servant Leader Interns who reflect the diversity and experience that the students in the Reynolds School district experience.
My name is Michelle Bruncks and I'm the Program Director for the wilderness portion of our organization.
Sail2Change is a Portland-based nonprofit 501 (C) (3), which aspires to improve community equity by empowering our youth through access, opportunity, authentic relationships, and alternative outdoor education.
Our summer program consists of a two-week sailboat training on the Willamette River and two-weeks of wilderness survival training for upcoming 10th-grade students. This year I will be taking the students, along with 8 to 10 guides. We will spend a total of 5 days in a campground, and 7 days on the trail. There are two sessions of this for boys and girls.
I am looking for wilderness guides to accompany me this summer. We are looking for folks with a strong knowledge of this area, backpacking, edible plants, water filtration, making shelters, and in general wilderness survival skills. It's a huge bonus if they are WFR certified. Do you know anyone who would be interested?
Please let me know if you have any questions at all about this, and if you know of anyone who would be interested in this opportunity.
Sail2Change is a nonprofit organization, aspiring to improve community equity by empowering our youth through access, opportunity, authentic relationships, and alternative outdoor education.
We offer alternative outdoor education, which includes wilderness survival training and sailing courses, for underserved high school aged youth. Our mission is to provide an opportunity to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and become a successful member of the community, all while immersing youth in the beauty of the great Pacific Northwest. We are inspired to support our nation’s marginalized youth and we want YOU to be a part of their success!
Sail2Change is seeking wilderness guides for a 5 week summer camp. Guides must be available the week before camp starts (week 1) for training, team building, and development of curriculum. This is paid training; starting on July 20th. Training will take place in Portland, Oregon.
The first day of camp is July 27th, 2020, last day of camp is August 21st, 2020. If you are not available for the full 5 weeks, you can apply to guide for 3 weeks (Training + one session.) The camp is split into two sessions: Weeks 2-3 are dedicated to male students, and weeks 4-5 are dedicated to the female program. Guides who apply for the full five weeks will have a two day break between the male and female sessions.
Wilderness guides will instruct and supervise groups of 9th graders as they immerse themselves in the wilderness for the first time. Guides will provide presentations and with support from staff on topics such as edible plants, building fires and shelters, navigation, ecology, and a few others depending on your expertise. Guides will stay in the wilderness for the duration of the camp and take part in all activities such as hiking, cooking, game time, swimming, etc. Guides need to be able to hike a minimum of 5 miles per day for a 7 day period. (5 days in a campground, 7 days on the trail) For further details, see Job Responsibilities.
We are seeking candidates who:
Salary: $850 weekly stipend
How to Apply:
Please send a detailed cover letter and a resume to: Michelle@Sail2Change.org with “Wilderness Guide” in the title. Feel free to include outdoor leadership and/or education portfolios. Sail2Change is committed to making a difference within a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Three professional references whom we can contact will be
required at the first interview. All guides must complete a background check prior to hiring. Sail2Change is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Former ODS student leader (and scholarship winner) and NWRESD outdoor school staff here! It's thrilling to be writing to you with this opportunity because it was my time as a student leader in high school that paved the way to the role I'm currently in. I am the Director of Programs for the Field Academy, which runs summer expeditions for high school students, exploring a topic that is deeply relevant in a particular region but ripples across the country.
Anyway, we would LOVE to have some current Outdoor School staff apply to be on our summer faculty team. Here's the link to more info.
And the description of what we're looking for:
Do you know potential staff who would love working and traveling with curious, compassionate students that speak to the diversity of the US? Folks with trip-leading experience, a love of the outdoors, passion about food justice or the Upper Midwest, excitement about the potential of young people, a critical power analysis, sound decision-making skills, profoundly silly natures, and commitment to life-long learning would all be great. Not all of these things in one person of course; that would be a super hero. We want our staff team to speak to the diversity of the student body, so people of many backgrounds and identities are encouraged to apply. You can direct interested and qualified folks to our application materials.
We are currently seeking summer educators for our 2019 program!
We seek to build a staff team that represents the diversity of our student body and is passionate about travel, young people, and life-long learning. Out staff team will work together to build a fun and memorable educational experience for 10-13 high school students from all over the United States. Sound like an awesome summer job? You're in the right place!
You can read the full job description here.
Click here to apply online. You will need to upload your resume, provide reference information, and respond to the several essay prompts, which are listed in the job description.
Feel free to download this PDF, fill it out with a PDF writer, and email it to us instead.
If you're alumnus of the Field Academy, we have an internship for you, too! You can find that info here.
My name is Katie Giampa and I am a Program Director at Camp Krem- a summer camp for adults and children with developmental disabilities located in Santa Cruz, CA.
I'm emailing in hopes that you might be able to pass along information about our summer job openings here at Camp Krem. If any of your Outdoor Science School staff (naturalists, counselors, etc.) are not staying on with you for the summer, we would love to get this opportunity to them.
Throughout the summer, staff will gain ample experience working with adults and children with a wide range of disabilities as camp counselors. Leadership opportunities are available for those who excel in and are prepared to instruct our campers in the areas of Arts & Crafts, Drama, Dance, Music, Outdoor Education and more. We have plenty of volunteer opportunities for summer and year- round, as well.
Attached is a flyer with more information about Camp Krem and our summer employment opportunities. If you would be so kind as to display and/or distribute it where and to whom you see fit, it would be greatly appreciated.
Conservation Crew Members
Northwest Youth Corps is accepting applications for Conservation Crew Members on a rolling basis. Members serve on conservation crews for terms varying from 2 months to 5 months and accomplish projects such as trail maintenance, invasive species removal, forest fuels reduction, and more. Our Young Adult programs are for people who are 19-26 years old and are full-time, seasonal opportunities. Members receive a living allowance during their term and an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of their term.
Northwest Youth Corps is accepting applications for Youth Field Leaders and Young Adult Crew Leaders on a rolling basis. Leaders supervise crew members on crews ranging from 5 to 10 people and accomplish projects such as trail maintenance, invasive species removal, forest fuels reduction, campground maintenance, restoration, and tree planting. Leaders are also responsible for implementing the Northwest Youth Corps education curriculum. Leaders must be at least 21 years old, have a valid Wilderness First Aid certification, and have a valid driver’s license. Youth Field Leaders receive a living allowance and an AmeriCorps education award; Young Adult Crew Leaders receive a daily rate.
Would you like to teach kids about the wild world of animals? The Oregon Zoo is committed to conserving the world's wildlife and habitats. Our education programs provide fun and exciting ways to share your commitment to this work and become part of a team of passionate and talented teachers. The zoo provides a wide variety of seasonal camps, classes and programs that promote conservation. We offer education programs throughout the year, but our busiest seasons are spring and summer. Apply now to join our team. Part-time and full-time seasonal temporary positions are available.
Please find details, requirements and how to apply in the attached job announcement.
Do you belong at the zoo? The Oregon Zoo is committed to conserving the world's wildlife and habitats. The zoo provides a wide variety of seasonal camps, classes and programs that promote conservation. Consider joining us as a temporary instructor. We have activities year-round, but our busiest time is in the summer. Apply now to join our team. Part-time and full-time seasonal positions are available.
Instructor II positions are available as Camp Specialist and Zoo Snooze Guides.
Please find details, requirements and how to apply in the attached job announcement.
Human Resources assistant
Summer job opportunities, maybe your leaders want to apply?
Portland Parks and Recreations is Hiring
Youth & Adults
for summer work in Nature
Youth Conservation Crew (YCC) employment
YCC provides summer employment opportunities for a diverse population of Portland-area youth. Youth complete essential work in parks & natural areas while exploring careers in forestry, trails, habitat restoration, environmental education and other job paths possible within PP&R natural resources.
Adult Crew leaders lead the work of teens & inspire the next generation of conservation leaders through environmental career exposure, technical job skills, interpersonal skills, and community building. We are looking for crew leaders with a passion for nature, mentoring teens, equity, and a driver’s license.
Do you love working with kids in nature?
Portland Parks & Recreation is also hiring staff for:
Nature Day Camp
Nature Day Camp connects children to nature through experiential ecology, to model curiosity and wonder, and to be positive role models toward youth of all ages. We are looking for naturalists and camp coordinators. We hire staff who have an interest in children, ecology, teaching, and play. Our summer staff naturalists are trained for over 45 hours in risk management, youth development, dealing with challenging behaviors, communication skills, group facilitation, Leave No Trace principles, science and inquiry, stewardship, and the benefits of unstructured play. Learn more:
Kelly Rosteck (she/her/hers)
Environmental Education l Land Stewardship Division
Portland Parks & Recreation
2909 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, Oregon 97202
The City of Portland complies with all non‐discrimination Civil Rights laws including Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities. Call 503-858-9744, TTY 503-823-6868 or Oregon Relay Service 711 with requests, or visit http://bit.ly/13EWaCg
Still accepting applications!
North Cascades Institute is seeking a skilled youth educator and
logistics manager to join our team as the Youth Leadership
Coordinator. The Youth Leadership Coordinator will work to recruit a
teens for our Youth Leadership Adventures program, plan trip
itineraries, and manage trip logistics as well as mentor our staff,
graduate students and interns throughout the summer season. This is a
regular, full-time position located at our Environmental Learning
Center in North Cascades National Park with a compensation package
including medical/dental insurance and more. The position is 8 months
with a 4 month furlough, which can be aligned with a seasonal position
with our Mountain School program.
Click here for a job announcement and more information about the
position. Position is open until filled. Questions can be directed to
Julie Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are excited to announce the first webinar in the NMEA 2019 Webinar Series:
Curiosity to Careers: Engaging People of Color in STEM with Dr.
February 8 @ 4:00 pm PST/ 7:00 pm EST
Register online for this free webinar: bit.ly/NMEAwebinar
Dijanna Figueroa has made a career of exploring the mysteries of the
deep. She was featured in James Cameron’s documentary Aliens of the
Deep, which follows Cameron and NASA scientists as they explore the
some of the deepest parts of the ocean and learn about the unique life
forms that inhabit those spaces. Recently, Figueroa has become an
advocate for STEAM education—adding art and design to the science,
technology, engineering, and math equation. She’s spent more than a
decade teaching STEAM to grades K–8 in the greater Los Angeles area,
formerly served as global director of the National Geographic
Society’s Green STEAM program, and has advisory roles with many STEAM
nonprofits. She was recently featured on MTV’s Women Crush Wednesdays
STEM series. She leads a middle school science program that teaches
students how to fly drones, scuba dive and build underwater robots. If
that isn’t enough, Figueroa is the director the Lucas Scholars STEM
program, a community based social justice and equity program designed
to engage young people in science, engineering, design and art.
In this webinar we will explore
1. The stories of people of color in STEM
2. Developing and implementing strategies for engaging and retaining
students of color in STEM
3. Using the power of curiosity, storytelling, and mentorship to
teach science to diverse audiences