Overview

This Gear and Logistics Intern role is designed to provide hands-on experience as logistical support and in field instruction/guiding for wilderness-based programs. This intern reports to the Gear & Transportation Coordinator (GTC) and specifically supports the issue, deissue, and maintenance of gear. This role gives interns an intimate understanding of the Women’s Wilderness Way while developing logistical, technical, interpersonal, risk management, and education skills. To gain insight into the field-based aspect of our work, the Gear & Logistics Intern will also join instructors in the field for 1 or 2 courses during the season. This position is ideal for individuals who are looking to gain experience in outdoor education, both in the field and administratively.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Instruction and Guiding

Qualifications:

Personal experience in the outdoors and basic camping and outdoor skills, basic knowledge of gear and food/meals in outdoor settings
Passion for social justice, equity and the outdoors (required), experience working in social justice, equity, gender or sport/play (preferred)
Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team in a fast-paced, demanding environment

Required Skills:

21+ years old
A valid Driver’s License
Current CPR, WFA or WFR certifications (preferred, but not required)
Available for a multi-day, overnight staff training in mid-May close to Boulder, CO
Ability to work weekends and overnights during trips of up to 9 days

About Women's Wilderness

Women’s Wilderness envisions a socially just and environmentally sustainable world. Our mission is to support girls, women and LGBTQ+ people in accessing their power and improving their health through connections to the outdoors and community. With a 24-year history, Women’s Wilderness is a dynamic, committed non-profit seeking to grow its impact and scope of social change in the U.S.

Application Instructions

Please review qualifications and send application via this link: https://womenswilderness.org/team/gear-intern/