Overview

The Dunn School Outdoor Education Program is seeking an experienced Logistics Coordinator for the school’s annual spring trip season.

COMPENSATION
Outdoor Education staff at Dunn are allotted (3) prep days, five (5) days in the field, and one (1) debrief/post-trip administration day using an hourly rate system with overtime pay scales included. This amounts to approximately $1,900 per trip, depending on actual hours worked in the field.

Outdoor Education Staff also receive free on-campus housing, free meals at the exceptional dining hall, and free access to the campus and school facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will hold a current WFR or W-EMT and CPR certification, will have extensive personal and professional experience on extended backcountry trips, and will be passionate about facilitating powerful educational experiences in the backcountry. The Logistics Coordinator will also have demonstrated experience in areas such as curriculum development, meal planning, gear management, and trip leader supervision.

PROGRAM
The Dunn School is dedicated to educating the whole student for a lifetime of learning and growth beyond the classroom. The School recognizes that not all learning happens within the confines of a traditional classroom and is therefore committed to engaging students in a variety of different educational environments.

The Outdoor Education Program is a central aspect of a Dunn School education. As of 2018, successful participation in at least one outdoor education trip each year is a graduation requirement for all students. These trips are designed to help students integrate classroom learning into the outside world, foster a sense of place, and facilitate the development of leadership skills.

ROLE
The Logistics Coordinator will assist the Director of Outdoor Education with the overall planning, management, and debrief of each outdoor education trip.

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Ensure trip leaders have a standardized outdoor education curriculum aligned with the Dunn School core values and mission statement
-Ensure trip leaders have standardized risk management protocols while in the field
-Supervise the purchase, distribution, and return of outdoor education gear
-Supervise the meal planning and purchase process for all trip-related food
-Assist with the post-trip evaluation and debrief process

DATES
The contract dates for the spring season are:
March 25 – April 1, 2022
April 2 – April 9, 2022
April 29 – May 7, 2022
May 8 – May 14, 2022

LOCATIONS
Trip locations may include:
Joshua Tree National Park
San Rafael Wilderness
Yosemite
Point Reyes
Death Valley
Anza Borrego

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff

Qualifications:

Certified WFR with CPR
SPI Certified (not required, but highly sought)

About Dunn School

The Program:
The Dunn School is dedicated to educating the whole student for a lifetime of learning and growth beyond the classroom. The School recognizes that not all learning happens within the confines of a traditional classroom and is therefore committed to engaging students in a variety of different educational environments.

The Outdoor Education Program is a central aspect of a Dunn School education. As of 2018, successful participation in at least one outdoor education trip each year is a graduation requirement for all students. These trips are designed to help students integrate classroom learning into the outside world, foster a sense of place, and facilitate the development of leadership skills all while enjoying the outdoors.

Application Instructions

To Apply: Send a resume, references, and copies of WFR and CPR certifications to Mike Chapman, Director of Outdoor Education, at [email protected]