What makes working at Sierra Nevada Journeys so unique? It’s the people you work with and the youth you will mentor with outdoor environmental science education. Many of our students are denied access to high-quality STEM opportunities and come from schools and communities that face financial barriers. Sierra Nevada Journeys employees demonstrate cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of our program participants and fellow colleagues. When you join our team, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community. Stability of a solid nonprofit that’s been around for 15 years and has a diverse client mix bringing a variety of opportunities and experiences daily. Creative, innovative and nimble. Sierra Nevada Journeys is open-minded and values input from its employees. You have a voice and you can make an impact. Sierra Nevada Journeys’ camp is located in Northern California in the Plumas National Forest in the Sierra Nevada mountains, just north of Lake Tahoe.
Mentor and teach youth outdoor environmental science education as an Outdoor Program Instructor (OPI) at Grizzly Creek Ranch located in Plumas National Forest, just 50 minutes north of Lake Tahoe/Truckee, CA. Make a difference by positively impacting youth by delivering culturally relevant camp-based programs for schools and community partners. OPIs earn $107-112/day plus off-site staff housing and work day meals (equivalent to $172.77/wk). Season runs from February 2 – mid-November, 2023 with the option to renew your contract for the next season. Includes 3 paid days off, 3 sick days and 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match. An addl. 3% can be earned for bilingual fluency in Spanish. Addl. pay for certifications or experience working with BIPOC students, lifeguard, science instruction, Wilderness First Aid, or First Responders.
You can find detailed job descriptions at sierranevadajourneys.org/jobs.
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