Field Staff provide experience, knowledge, and understanding to all participants of Outdoor Adventures by Boojum’s programs. We focus on getting people outdoors and providing Education, Leadership Development, and Experiential Education. The nature of this work is to learn by doing, and perform tasks such as Teaching/Logistics/Food/and Program Support.
Twenty-one years of age or older preferred. At least one season (30-60 days) of experience in experiential or outdoor education is preferred. High-school diploma or equivalent; college-level coursework in environmental education, outdoor education, or adventure education preferred. Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or similar required. Significant personal experience and comfort living in the outdoors. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent skills in leadership, teamwork, time management, organization, judgment, planning and communication including such abilities as: Interpreting group dynamics, Listening and giving feedback, Facilitation, teaching, role modeling, choosing proper debrief techniques, outdoor skills, natural history, environmental awareness, challenge course activities, and life skills in order to unlock potential, promote self-discovery and inspire growth in our students.
About Outdoor Adventures by Boojum
Founded in 1975, Outdoor Adventures by Boojum is a nonprofit that helps people learn more about themselves, each other and the environment. We work to provide customized programs for those looking to experience the outdoors through hiking, rock climbing, high-ropes courses, and other fun yet challenging activities. Over the years, we have benefited more than 100,000 people in our role as an educational partner and established an enduring reputation for value, integrity and fun. Each year we have many people come to us asking why Boojum? Well short answer is that we are a great nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) with an amazing community. One of the things that our staff say is the main draw to choose to come back to Boojum season after season is the community. Boojum enjoys hiring those that enjoy making the work environment fun for all, not just the participants. We strive to find the best staff possible and provide our staff with great work opportunities. Come and JOIN OUR TEAM!