The High Sierra logistics staff team attends to the big and small details to ensure smooth, uninterrupted program operations. The Logistics Coordinator (LC) is a crucial member of that team, and works under the direct supervision of the Associate Logistics Manager. This position is perfect for the detail-oriented individual who enjoys feeding people, seeing projects through to a thorough and timely completion, and making things happen behind the scenes. The Logistics Coordinator directly manages the equipment, food, and transportation for courses 5-65 days in length.

Tagged as: Crew, Instruction and Guiding, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Experience with Outward Bound or other wilderness expeditionary programs (NOLS multi-day course or equivalent).

Physical Requirements

Comfortable with general camping skills, camping in mountain environments, and spending approximately 20% of work time at overnight course events (field-based course
Able to participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity, such as running, backpacking, and/or mountaineering.
Able to lift and move a minimum of 40 lbs

Required Skills:

Passionate about Outward Bound’s mission, programs, and course activities.
Skilled at managing small groups of people
Have a deep understanding and personal commitment to equity and inclusion in the outdoors and can mentor staff on this topic
Self-motivated and flexible with an innate sense of initiative, follow-through, and commitment.
Works both independently and cooperatively as a team member, prioritizing and moving forward on multiple projects simultaneously.
Effective communicator

Preferred Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel), Adobe, and G Suite (Gmail and Google Docs, Drive, and Calendar)
Able to perform basic equipment repair
Comfortable driving trailer up to 12 feet in length
Hold a current Wilderness First Responder certification
Have prior experience (or feel comfortable) cooking for 20-40 people

About Outward Bound California

Outward Bound California (OBCA) is part of a national network of experiential and outdoor education programs, with a 50 year history in the US, serving over 40,000 students annually. OBCA uses unique experiences in natural settings to create social-emotional learning opportunities for our students to tap into their inherent potential as compassionate leaders and active participants in their communities.

We work with students on a range of programs, from 1-day experiences on our San Francisco Challenge Course to multi-day rock climbing, backpacking and mountaineering courses ranging from 7 to 65 days long. We work with students aged 12+, including adults, educators and veterans. Outward Bound California is deeply committed to opening up access for students and schools that have traditionally been excluded from outdoor spaces and programs and we do this through over 40 effective community partnerships. As a non-profit, more than 2/3 of our students receive partial or full scholarshi

Application Instructions

To view the full position description and to apply visit: https://www.outwardboundcalifornia.org/connect/careers/field-positions/high-sierra-logistics-coordinator/