$80,824* – $102,647
Please Click- “Open to the public” Search “Youth Wilderness School Field Program Supervisor”
Full-time, career based position: Work on behalf of young people that truely need the support. Work passionately. Earn professionally.
About The State of Connecticut Wilderness School
The Wilderness School (WS) is a program of the State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families (DCF). Founded in 1974, the Wilderness School is a positive youth development program for young people ages 13-21. It serves as an enrichment program for young people looking to make positive changes. For many young people, the Wilderness School may serve as a prevention or intervention service. The Wilderness School programs are an enhancement to the work of social service agencies in Connecticut and are available to the community at large. Wilderness School offers an array of courses and programs to meet various participant needs that consider duration of programming (from 1 to 20 days), proximity to roads and amenities vs. wilderness, intensity of activities, and facilitator to participant ratios. Climbing, Backpacking, Canoeing, Trail work, Challenge Course, etc... Wilderness School additionally provides facilitation and team-building for agency work groups and teams.