Holden Village is seeking a backup medic for anywhere from two weeks to one-year. Our remote community ranges from around 40-400 people, depending on the season. Our medics play a critical role in keeping all staff, guests, and teaching faculty safe. This volunteer position reports to our main Medic and is responsible for assisting the Medic in medical emergencies, covering days off and vacation days, and supporting the medic in providing medical care for village guests and staff. This is approximately a ½ time position in summer, ¼ time in winter, and would be also working another volunteer role for the remainder of their work hours each week. We are seeking an individual with an interest in wilderness safety, living in community, and working with volunteers. For a commitment of less than a year, the backup medic would receive room & board, as well as vacation time and some travel costs based on length of stay. For a commitment of a year, the backup medic would receive a small monthly stipend, room & board, and full medical, vision, and dental benefits, as well as vacation time and some travel costs.

Tagged as: Medical


WFR, EMT or higher certification required.

About Holden Village

Holden Village is a retreat center nestled in a forested valley at 3,200 feet in the North Cascade mountains of Washington State. Holden Village welcomes people of all ages, ethnicities, faiths and backgrounds to the wilderness to form and renew their relationships with God, the earth, and each other.
Join Holden Village Staff for a few weeks, a whole summer, a few months or a year or two! Holden offers both paid and volunteer opportunities in a wide variety of fields. All positions come with full room and board and internet access. Additional compensation and other benefits are assigned based on position and length of service.

Application Instructions

Please see our website for more details about positions, requirements, compensation and the application process: http://www.holdenvillage.org/volunteer/holden-job-board/