Create an emotionally safe environment by teaching and role modeling respect and compassion towards others
Effectively design program outcomes that are informed by our Educational Framework and experiential education theory
Promote transference of Outward Bound’s outcomes and values to the students’ home and community
Accurately assess physical and emotional risks in the context of student population, activity, travel and local conditions
Create student-centered programs; adapt to student needs
Effectively resolve conflict with co-workers and students; facilitate conflict resolution in group and individual settings
Clearly establish limits and boundaries for student behavior
Design programs that meet the needs of different learning styles and student populations

Tagged as: Teaching/Education

Required Skills:

Must be 21 years or older
Must procure and pass Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History, Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Background Check
On feet most days, sometimes for up to 16 hours
Valid driver's license and and willingness/ability to drive large vans (we provide driver training)
Able to carry, lift, and move a minimum of 50 pounds

Preferred Skills:

Student group management

About Philadelphia Outward Bound School

Outward Bound is an international educational movement dedicated to the belief that people are capable of far more than they know. Founded in 1992, the mission of the Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) is to change lives through challenge and discovery. POBS operates in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and northern Delaware, and is one of eleven regional Outward Bound schools in the USA.
A robust non-profit educational organization, POBS engages thousands of youth and adult participants in experiential programs that inspire character development, leadership, and community service. All programs, whether single-day or multi-day, are designed to support participants in realizing their true potential.

Application Instructions

Please apply on POBS Careers Page