Overview

Outdoor Education Fellow: Work in conjunction with the Outdoor Education Instructional Specialist and other members of the outdoor education and student services team to co-instruct wilderness trips; develop and facilitate on- and off-campus adventure-based programming; and create and enhance outdoor education curriculum, student mentorship, and best practices in wilderness trip management and instruction.

The Public Allies Eagle Rock Fellowship selects promising young educators to participate in an advanced year of service and leadership development focused on education and youth work. Located at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, Colorado, Public Allies Eagle Rock is an opportunity for young leaders who are passionate about working with 15-21-year-old students from diverse backgrounds who having voice and agency in their education is the pathway to success. We also support schools nationally to implement effective and engaging practices to serve all students equitably. Eagle Rock is proud to be an antiracist, social justice organization.

Fellows serve as advisors to a small cohort of students, providing academic and personal support, and are part of a community where we all share our passions and skills. There are infinite opportunities to use your talents and experience to contribute to students’ experience at Eagle Rock and impact students’ experiences in schools.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Full Time, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

Current CPR and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification

Solid basic mountaineering, backcountry travel, and top-rope climbing skills

Strong organizational, logistical, trip planning skills; Sound judgment in the outdoors

Ability and willingness to work long hours, both indoors and outside

Experience on extended expeditions (14+ days)

Experience working with adolescents in the outdoors and facilitating group learning

Long-term commitment to being an outdoor professional

Preferred Skills:

Relevant experience working with youth in non-profit or educational settings, ideally HS age

Self-starter who is flexible and possesses the energy to meet the demands of a residential community life

Strong communication skills (clear, direct, honest communication preferred)

Relevant experience working with youth, in non-profit or educational settings, ideally high school age

Ability to give and receive feedback

Awareness and knowledge of cultural competencies and social justice issues, with demonstrate

About Public Allies at Eagle Rock Fellowship Program

The Public Allies Eagle Rock Fellowship selects promising young educators to participate in an advanced year of service and leadership development focused on education and youth work. Located at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, Colorado, Public Allies Eagle Rock is an opportunity for young leaders who are passionate about working with 15-21-year-old students from diverse backgrounds for whom having voice and agency in their education is the pathway to success. We also support schools nationally to implement effective and engaging practices to serve all students equitably. Eagle Rock is proud to be an antiracist, social justice organization.

Application Instructions

https://publicallies.org/ally-application/