Position Summary:
The HWC works closely with the Center Director and the Project Manager to coordinate all non-academic components of the program, including risk management, group dynamics, community engagement, and daily program operations to undergraduate students from American colleges and universities.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Full Time, Medical, Research/Science and Technical, Support Staff


Bachelor’s degree
Ability to obtain proper work visas (with assistance from SFS) required
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification, or ability to obtain WFR certification by program start date (SFS can assist with completing this training)
Experience living, working, or studying abroad
High emotional and cross-cultural intelligence
Professional experience with group facilitation or leading experiential education programs
Willingness to live and work on a residential campus, including use o

Preferred Skills:

Experience living, working, or studying abroad
Familiarity with navigating medical resources in developing countries
Background in wilderness, travel, or tropical medicine
Residential affairs experience in higher education

About The School for Field Studies

SFS envisions a world where each of us is a responsible steward of the environment and where society is grounded in the understanding that all life, including humankind, is deeply intertwined. We envision a world where all people have access to clean air, clean water, nutritious food, and the other essential services of a healthy ecosystem – now and for all future generations to come.

Young people are the future. We believe that in order to achieve our vision and solve our world’s biggest challenges, we must train and educate the next generation of leaders to think critically, act compassionately, and work collaboratively – our diversity is our strength. Climate change and other social and environmental threats are daunting, but we will be ready.

Application Instructions

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume outlining relevant experiences via the online application on the SFS Careers page at https://fieldstudies.catsone.com/careers/