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We are hiring for a Backpacking Specialist at our camps in Colorado and California.


In this role you will

Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities.
Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers; guide an overnight experience, ranging from an 1-night overnight onsite to a 5-day backpacking trip.
Serve as a role model and guide campers by exhibiting appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.
Follow and educate campers on safety protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants.
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
Transport up to 13 campers to and from program areas with company passenger vans
Important Details

Work Schedule: Overnight camps are a 24/7 operation. The leadership team will create a schedule that provides you with one evening off/week and segments of other time off throughout the week.
Position Duration: Training begins May 21; overnight camp programs run from June 9 through August 3.
Overnight Camp Specialists: $442.80/week (room and board provided!)
Expedition Specialists: $727.08 – $984.17/week
Camp Drivers: additional 3% pay increase conditional on completion of training. Relevant Certification Bonuses: $125 – $400 per certification (up to $1,000)
Your Background

Must be at least 21 years of age at the start of training.
By the start of training, must have an active CPR and Wilderness First Responder (WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) certifications
1+ years of experience leading multi-day backpacking/camping  trips in a professional, volunteer, and/or personal setting.
Valid drivers’ license is required. All staff will go through a 2-day 15-passenger van driving training during your first week of employment.
Our Interview Process

You can apply for this position directly here:

After you submit an application, here is what you can expect next:

Step 1: Complete a one-way video interview
Step 2: 20-minute live virtual interview and submit three references (personal and/or professional)
Final decision!!
This process moves quickly so be ready to hear from us shortly after you submit your application.

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