Position Summary:
The HWM works closely with the Center Director to coordinate all non-academic components of the program, including student health and wellness, risk management, group dynamics, community engagement, and daily program operations.

For more information about the role, please visit: https://fieldstudies.catsone.com/careers/7681-General/jobs/15320151-Health-and-Wellness-Manager

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Conservation, Full Time, Medical, Research/Science and Technical, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Bachelor’s degree
Advanced language ability or fluency in Spanish and English
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification (if you do not possess this, SFS may assist you in obtaining this certification)
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 of shared facilities and participation in

Preferred Skills:

Advanced medical certification (e.g. EMT or WEMT certification)
Master’s degree
Experience living, working, or studying in program region
Familiarity with navigating medical resources in developing countries
Background in wilderness, travel, or tropical medicine
Residence Life experience in higher education
Ability to operate manual transmission vehicles

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/