Our field instructors work with different student populations from public schools and community partners to facilitate adventures and support Y.E.T.I. operations. Strong candidates will have experience in youth-based outdoor programs, a passion for connecting young people to the natural world, the ability to build and maintain emotionally safe learning environments, experience working with diverse student groups, sound instructional skills, and a proven record of judgment and decision making.

Season: September 9th 2024 – June 9th 2025

Benefits: This position is a Seasonal hourly role with a pay range of $20-$30/hour depending on experience.

Hours: Typical week will be 15 hours with opportunity for more hours

Schedule: Typical work week will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00pm -6:00pm

Location: Burien, Washington

The ideal candidate will come with experience leading outdoor adventures, instructing outdoor skills. We will prioritize candidates who have experience working with youth in schools and with diverse populations. People who are flexible, organized and passionate about our mission will be excellent members of our team.

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Experience delivering outdoor youth programs

Experience working with diverse student populations

Valid driver's license and experience driving a trailer/willing to learn to drive a trailer

Professional experience instructing in 1-3 of the following areas: kayaking, biking, rock climbing, hiking, camping, backpacking, snowshoeing or fishing and willingness to learn new outdoor instructional skills

CPR and Wilderness First Aid training

About Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.)

Y.E.T.I. wants all young people to have access to outdoor adventure and time in nature. Our team of outdoor educators collaborates with schools, volunteers and young people to make this possible in communities of South King County. We have provided free outdoor school clubs, weekend trips, and custom programs for students in the Highline and Tukwila school districts for over a decade. Our outdoor programs foster a sense of belonging that helps develop the skills, confidence, and appetite for adventure to thrive in the outdoors and in everyday life. You can learn more about us at goyeti.org

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