The Head Logistics Coordinator (HLC) is a part of the Program Team and assists in the overall logistical management of Outward Bound California’s Southern California program. Areas of oversight include: food program, gear and equipment issue and repair, driving, vehicle fleet coordination and maintenance, inventory management, overall management of course functions and vision, and basecamp food and functions management. This position reports to the Southern California Program Director.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Support Staff


High school graduate and 1-3 years logistics experience
Prior Outward Bound or outdoor education logistics experience
Must hold a valid Driver's License and be willing to acquire (or current holder of) a California Class Class C with passenger endorsement license within 1 month of start date
Comfortable with general camping skills and camping in desert environments. Comfortable working outdoors, regardless of weather or conditions
On feet 75% of time performing logistical tasks in temps rangin

Required Skills:

Passionate about Outward Bound’s mission, programs and course activities
A collaborative leader with many organizational skills and attention to detail
Have a deep understanding and personal commitment to equity and inclusion in the outdoors
Self-motivated and flexible with an innate sense of initiative, follow-through, and commitment
Effective communicator, able to give and receive both positive and constructive feedback
Able to work both independently and cooperatively as a team member, prioritize and wor

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

For the full job description and to apply visit: https://www.outwardboundcalifornia.org/connect/careers/administrative-positions/joshua-tree-head-logistics-coordinator/