The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is the primary steward of the 200-mile Tahoe Rim Trail System with a mission to maintain and enhance the Tahoe Rim Trail system, practice and inspire stewardship, and preserve access to the natural beauty of the Lake Tahoe region.
The TRTA’s Youth Backcountry Instructor (YBI) will lead 4-day backpacking expeditions for the Youth Backcountry Camp (YBCC) Program. The YBI will guide teens along the Tahoe Rim Trail while teaching wilderness skills and natural history of the Tahoe Basin, facilitating camp games and leadership activities, and supporting the mental and physical needs of youth. The YBI will professionally represent the TRTA and need to abide by and enforce the TRTA’s risk management protocols relating to wilderness medicine, COVID-19, youth management, and justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. This is a three-month, temporary, summer position, great for a candidate looking to hone their skills in adventure leadership and outdoor education.
Other Duties as Assigned
All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Certifications must be valid through employment end date.
Required Physical Demands
The Youth Backcountry Instructor position is a salaried, full-time, seasonal exempt position. The YBI will start on May 24, 2022 and terminate on August 19, 2022. Due to the nature of the Youth Backcountry Camp Program, the Youth Backcountry Instructor will have a nonstandard schedule with significant fieldwork for the duration of the position. Field work weeks will include four full days with overnights in the backcountry.
Compensation and Benefits:
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]
We have worked and lived in some of the best places on earth. The experiences that come with seasonal and full time work in adventurous settings are life changing to say the least. We built this job board to share those opportunities with passionate job seekers while connecting employers to the best possible candidates.More about us
Have a question about a job or a place? Need a little extra encouragement? Know of a great place that we haven’t discovered yet? Send us an email, tag us with #AdventureJobBoard on Social, or release the courier pigeons. Contact us. We can’t wait to hear from you!Contact us now
Please sign up here to receive a newsletter listing all our latest jobs, offers and updates.
© 2016 - 2022 Adventure Job Bord - All rights reserved.