What the job looks like:
January to April: Hiring seasonal instructors for our Summer Camps
You will be coordinating all aspects of our hiring process, from answering applicant questions all the way through the interview process to job offers and scheduling.
May and June: Preparing and running Staff Training
You will review and update policies, manuals, checklists and more, as well as support the Staff Training leaders in preparing for the week.
July and August: Manage summer camps
You will be an integral member of our Summer Camp leadership team, managing and supporting our in-field staff with questions, concerns, emergencies, etc.
September to December: Debrief and plan next year’s camps/programs
You will actively support the process of collecting all relevant information from the previous summer and integrate it into next year’s plan.
Prepare our standard weekend and Intensive programs for registration launch by coordinating with instructors, our Registrar, and the Marketing department.
Work as the point person to iron out all of the pertinent details for a course and get the right information to the right people.
Brainstorm new program ideas and recruit great instructors, then prepare for registration launch.
Support instructors in preparing for their course by answering questions and ensuring they have what they need.
$40,000 – $43,500 to start, DOE
5 weeks paid time off
Discounted or free Wilderness Awareness programs and professional training
Connective, community minded workplace
Monthly stipend to purchase health insurance
3% salary retirement plan match
A little about you:
You have experience and skill in empowering people and giving clear, direct feedback
You love the natural world and believe that the more related we are with nature, each other, and ourselves the better off our world will be
You have summer camp leadership experience, or similar experience in a related field
You love organizing information in useful ways
You believe well designed and managed spreadsheets are an art form
It’d be great if you have:
Program and/or Project Management experience
Experience in our programs or those of a similar organization, especially summer camp experience
Experience with Google Suite/Workspace (preferred) or Microsoft Office software
About Wilderness Awareness School
Wilderness Awareness School, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1983, is an internationally-recognized leader in outdoor education. Our mission is to help children and adults cultivate healthy relationships with nature, community and self. We are based in the foothills of the Cascade mountains about 45-minutes outside of Seattle, WA.
Through nature connection and cultural mentoring, we provide transformational experiences that awaken people's unique gifts, deepen their relationship with nature, and empower them to enrich the health of their communities. Our community of students includes people of all ages who understand and thrive on their connection to the natural world around us.