Under the direction of the Program Director, the Health Care Supervisor performs
a variety of health care activities involved in administering first aid, dispensing medications and
providing medical treatment and emergency care services to students enrolled in the outdoor education
program. The Health Care Supervisor will also assist in administrative duties in the office, preparing cabin
lists for the week, talking with parents about health concerns, coordinating with the dining hall around
food allergies, and making sure that the staff is prepared for all health and behavioral concerns for the
● Valid Wilderness First Responder certification or EMT
● Current advanced First aid and CPR certifications from an authorized organization.
● Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
● Bilingual speakers are a plus.
● Capability to assess and manage crisis situations.
● At least 1 year familiarity of residential outdoor school management and programming.
● Patience with students while dealing with discipline issues.
● A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
● Ability to work in a variety of inclement weather including rain, sleet, mud and wind.
● Willingness to work a flexible work week.
● Ability to lift 40 lbs.
● Capability to communicate thoughtfully and completely in both written and spoken forms.
● Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record.
● Ability to follow and implement organizational risk management procedures, medication
procedures and health care practices.
● Possess organizational skills to manage necessary documentation.
About Exploring New Horizons Outdoor Schools
WHAT IS EXPLORING NEW HORIZONS? Exploring New Horizons (ENH) engages 3rd-8th grade students in residential outdoor education programs at our Pigeon Point and Sempervirens sites south of San Francisco, CA, empowering students, building environmental literacy, and strengthening school communities. Founded as a non-profit in 1979, ENH partners with over 100 Northern California schools. The Sempervirens program consists of 4- and 5-day residential programs for 160 - 230 5th and 6th grade students and their classroom teacher, utilizing either high school student or parent cabin leaders.