COBS’s Fellowship & Community Culture Coordinator position is a reimagined role that works to help foster and facilitate a welcoming and inclusive community culture at the Leadville Mountain Center (LMC) and among the Rocky Mountain Program (RMP) community. The Fellowship & Community Culture Coordinator is a mentored leadership role based at the RMP in Leadville, Colorado, and reports to the Associate Program Director (APD) of Safety & Course Delivery. The RMP community is composed of new and returning seasonal staff, program administrators, and HQ employees. The Fellowship for Emerging Leaders is an entry point for employment at COBS in an effort to remove barriers to access into the outdoor recreation and education industry for People of Color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and people with disabilities. Through the Fellowship, COBS hires 6 Instructors annually to join the seasonal staffing team. This position, although not a supervisor, will directly act as a mentor and support system for individuals hired through the fellowship pathway. This position will also focus on maintaining, developing, and advancing the diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) work at the RMP in collaboration with the Program Leadership Team (PLT), the DEIJ Committee, and other colleagues. The Fellowship & Community Culture Coordinator will meet regularly with their supervisor as well as the RMP PD for mentorship, guidance, and professional development. This position will work primarily in the office with opportunities for course and field visits. This position serves as a member of the PLT helping ensure quality program delivery, and a welcoming and inclusive culture for all members of the RMP community. The RMP Fellowship and Community Culture Coordinator is a seasonal position that includes options housing on the basecamp premises in Leadville, Colorado and includes meals and lodging.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Mountaineering Skills


• Minimum of 3 years of experience in the outdoor education or experiential learning field or any other similar combination.
• Experience working with youth and managing group dynamics.
• Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certification, or willingness to obtain it upon hire. COBS will cover/reimburse the cost of the certification.
• Youth Mental Health First Aid training.
• Must have held a driver’s license for over 5 years.

Required Skills:

• Personal commitment to, and working knowledge of, the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Comfort with a wide range of groups serving and educating youth to executive teams.
• Experience working in customer service or hospitality.
• Knowledge and experience with outdoor recreation and adventure education programs preferred.
• Ability to effectively work on diverse teams and with a diverse range of people and identities, including those that might be different than your own lived experience.

About Colorado Outward Bound School

Working for COBS is so much more than just a job. We are in the business of changing lives – those of our students and of our staff. Whether joining for a few seasons or continuing on as a “lifer”, your experiences with COBS will impact the rest of your life – both professionally and personally. We are always on the lookout for mission-driven professionals who are excited to bring their unique experiences and skills to our team. In exchange, we provide the incredible growth opportunity that comes with living and working in a community of amazing people unafraid to shine, as well as offer elite training and professional development.

Application Instructions

https://www.cobs.org/connect/employment/ • Apply for this position using the link via JazzHR below. • Upload your resume, technical experience log, and answer the application instructions. • Your cover letter can be addressed to Brandon Daun (Rocky Mountain Program Director). • Supplemental documents can be uploaded as appropriate. • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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