The High Sierra logistics staff oversees the big and small details to ensure smooth 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 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.

We believe that all people should have safe access to the outdoors and culturally relevant and responsive educational programming. OBCA is also striving to create an equitable and inclusive internal culture where all staff members feel represented and honored for their identities and lived experiences. We examine how power, bias, race and other aspects of identity impact our organization. We work to build a culture where we are always learning and improving toward a vision for equity and belonging for all staff. We are looking for team members who can actively join us in this process. We are also committed to reflecting the diverse communities with whom we work and strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying folks, and women to apply.

Compensation & Schedule

This is a Seasonal, Exempt position
Starting Per Diem wage is $124/day
Room and board provided while on contract
Training begins at the end of April
Contracted to work 50-70 days per season, May through September


Pro Deal, the opportunity to purchase outdoor gear at discounted rates
Professional development funds
Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP), free of charge for staff and family members
Seasonal employees receive 56 hours (7 days) of paid sick time upon hire or at the beginning of each calendar year

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Cooks and Food Service, Support Staff


Are 21 years of age or older
Able to pass a federal background check, MVR check, Live Scan background check, and provide current (within the last 4 years) negative TB screen or test results upon hire (cost of all screening paid for or reimbursed by OBCA)
Up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination status as defined by the CDC

Required Skills:

Current Licenses & Certifications (Required by Start Date)

First Aid & CPR/AED (must meet EMSA requirements for childcare providers [i.e. requires an in-person assessment]; please consult this list to find examples of acceptable providers or check compliance with [email protected])
California Food Handler
Have held a current United States Driver License for at least five years
Willing to acquire California Class C Commercial Driving License upon hire with assistance from supervisor

About Outward Bound California

Outward Bound California (OBCA) is a non-profit that uses challenging experiences in outdoor settings to create social-emotional learning opportunities for our students. We offer a wide range of programs, from 1-day experiences on our San Francisco Challenge Course to multi-day rock climbing and backpacking courses in the High Sierra and Joshua Tree. We work with students aged 12+ (including adults). OBCA is committed to increasing access for those that have traditionally been excluded from outdoor spaces. We do this, in part, through our 40+ community partnerships and by offering partial or full scholarships to over 2/3 of our students.

Application Instructions

To read our job descriptions and apply, please visit our website: https://www.outwardboundcalifornia.org/connect/careers/field-positions/high-sierra-logistics-coordinator/