Job title: Youth LEAD Fellowship Program Coordinator
Reports to: Youth LEAD Program Manager
Classification: Full time exempt (Hybrid)
Salary: $66,600 Annually

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-Organization & Program Description
Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) is a volunteer-based nonprofit providing the joy and challenge of outdoor adventures to people with all abilities and from all backgrounds since 1972. We inspire self-confidence, connection to nature, and community-based environmental stewardship through accessible sea kayaking, rafting, and multi-week expeditions for youth from historically marginalized backgrounds.

-Position Overview
The Youth LEAD Program Coordinator’s main focus is the school year Fellowship Program: Building curriculum and facilitating virtual sessions, planning and facilitating monthly overnight outdoor excursions/site visits, with support from the Youth LEAD Program Manager as outlined below. During the Spring and Summer months, the Program Coordinator will support ETC’s Youth LEAD Program Manager with administrative tasks and will also fill the role of a field instructor on one summer course, as well as some additional co-facilitation for the Youth LEAD Summer Programs, as outlined below.

ETC staff have a hybrid schedule working in-person at the office at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with the option to work from home the rest of the week. During the summer, there is higher need for more in office work for the Youth LEAD team. Some weekend work is required for Fellowship overnight trips once per month from September through May, YLP trips and some weekend days during the summer. Schedule varies according to YLP summer course prep, start and graduation dates. Amazing opportunity to connect with youth, help develop their outdoor leadership skills and build community.

-Benefits and Perks
● Hybrid schedule
● Working with amazing people!
● Full medical and dental coverage
● Paid vacation ten days year one, sick days accrue at one day per month, plus 12 paid holidays per year
● Eligible for 403(b) plan with a generous employer contribution of 8%
● Use of ETC sea kayak equipment for personal use
● Opportunities for professional development
● Access to ETC’s pro purchase programs with various outdoor equipment manufacturers

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Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education, Water Skills


Qualifications & Requirements
● Age requirement: 21+
● Current Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification. WFR preferred or willingness to obtain
● Hiring is dependent on criminal background check and DMV driver background check
o Must have clean driving record
o Must have 2+ years licensed driving experience

Required Skills:

● Previous field experience leading outdoor/adventure education programs, fostering environmental curiosity, excitement, and stewardship
● Previous experience leading diversity and inclusion activities and/or facilitating programs with racially and socioeconomically diverse groups of youth (14–18-year-olds)
● Interest in executing and streamlining logistical program systems
● Ability to work a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and one full YLP course during summer

Preferred Skills:

● Ability to speak Spanish (preferred)
● Experience as a sea kayak, backpack, and/or raft guide (preferred)

About Environmental Traveling Companions

We strongly encourage people of color and individuals identifying as LGBTQI to apply for this position.

ETC is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.

ETC is a non-profit, volunteer based organization that provides outdoor adventure and environmental education experiences for people of all abilities. ETC conducts Sea Kayak, Whitewater Rafting, and Cross Country Skiing trips for youth and adults from under-resourced backgrounds and people with disabilities as well as extended Youth Leadership Programs for youth from marginalized backgrounds.

Application Instructions

--> View full position description: https://etctrips.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/2024-Youth-LEAD-Fellowship-Prog-Coord-.pdf -Application Deadline Open until filled, ideal start date mid-August 2024 -How to Apply: Thank you for your interest! Please send a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and related experience to Isabela Celedón at [email protected]. If you have any questions about the position, please email [email protected] or call 415-474-7662 ext.16.