Overview

April 1 – October 31, 2022
Kroka’s international group of guides and educators as a full-season expedition leader. Kroka’s wilderness leaders envision, design and execute programs that have consistent life-changing impacts on children and youth. Our staff live and work in community and practice what they teach. They are visionaries, risk-takers, and role models. They are committed to mastery of their skills and to awakening consciousness and altruistic will in young people

Responsibilities

Wilderness Leaders will facilitate wilderness expeditions and farm-based programs for highly motivated students ages 9-19 including:

SPRING & FALL

Multi-element programs including farming, adventure, sustainability and wild-crafting skills
Ocean canoe expeditions
Moving-water canoe trips
Backpacking trips
Farm-based programs
Rock climbing and canoeing day trips
SUMMER

7-21 day expeditions programs within Kroka’s seven adventure schools: rock climbing, caving, whitewater paddling, ocean expeditions, mountain biking, wilderness skills, and rites of passage.
Scheduled weeks alternate between expedition/program teaching and base-camp support including farm work, kitchen work, driving, and facilities maintenance.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education, Water Skills

Qualifications:

Professional certifications and education College degree and/or equivalent life experience, and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification.
Love of teaching and mentoring children and youth: enjoys working with a wide range of ages, with documented and referenced previous teaching experience.
Previous wilderness expedition experience in remote environments, or an excitement to learn!

Required Skills:

Commitment to personal fitness
Commitment to ecologically conscious living
Experience living and working in community.
Adventure sports expertise in remote environments

Preferred Skills:

Personal artistic skills: strong singing voice, handwork skills, visual and/or performing arts experience.
Drivers License: with clean record and experience driving vans and small cargo or canoe trailers.
International/cultural diversity: experience living, working, and traveling in other countries and cultures.
Waldorf Training: experience and/or training for working with Waldorf schools and schoolchildren
Additional Certifications: AMGA SPI, ACA Swiftwater Rescue, Wilderness EMT, etc.

About Kroka Expeditions

Kroka is a non-profit wilderness expedition school for young people based on a year-round, organic farm in Marlow, New Hampshire. We believe that the consciousness and altruistic will that lives in all people can be brought forward through a living relationship with the natural world and by taking our places within the circle of community.

Application Instructions

To apply please visit our website: https://kroka.org/about/hiring/wilderness-leader/

Company Website

http://www.kroka.org