Logistics Coordinators (LC) works under the direct supervision of the Logistics Manager and are responsible for supporting Northwest Outward Bound School (NWOBS) courses while managing risk appropriately. An LC, along with the LC team and Course Directors, intentionally manage the logistical preparation for the course, build rapport with students, facilitate course functions, and support/maintain logistical systems. We are seeking committed staff to attend April Trainings for the Oregon Program and May Trainings for the WA Program and work courses until late August/early September. Trainings are opportunities for staff to practice and demonstrate skills while trainers coach staff in institutional standards and best practices. Upon successful completion of training, new hires are guaranteed a minimum of 40 days of work.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Support Staff


Must be 21 years of age or older.
Possess a current Basic First Aid Certification and CPR or willingness to obtain before training.
1+ years of comparable experiences in risk management, educational, and outdoor skills.
Must be sufficiently fit to participate in all duties as assigned and maintain ample energy and focus to aid students and staff.

Required Skills:

Ability to carry and load/unload weights up to 50 lbs. On feet most days, sometimes for long hours.
Able to sleep on ground, camp outside, and has some experience in 1 of our technical course activities. Knowledgeable with outdoor gear, maintenance, and appropriate use.
Willing to work a flexible schedule that may require to work early, late into the day, and camp overnight.

About Northwest Outward Bound School

Northwest Outward Bound School is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing lives through challenge and discovery. With 50 years of innovation in expeditionary learning, we believe that when people discover a strength of character, an aptitude for leadership and desire to serve, it has a positive impact on their lives and the lives of those around them. Our courses take students from all backgrounds on 5-65 day learning expeditions in the natural environments of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Application Instructions

Visit https://www.nwobs.org/connect/employment/field-positions-and-internships/logistics-coordinator/logistics-job/ to learn more and apply!