Climbing & Kayaking Educator (Outdoor Adventure - Seasonal or Full-Time)

Human Resources · Portland, Oregon
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation See job description for salary information

Your job? Teach outdoor adventure, boating & climbing skills!


Trackers Earth is a youth organization that inspires kids to navigate real challenges. We believe they can truly contribute, developing the grit and character they need to thrive! Kids learn old-school outdoor skills: wilderness survival, farm craft, wild foraging, fishing, martial arts, boating, and more. All this in immersive camps and programs filled with epic story and adventure.


The Opportunity
Join us! Help change the movement of outdoor education through Climbing, Boating, and Outdoor Adventure. Share your passion for outdoor safety and adventure with youth. This position goes beyond a job—you help create a village. Your role? A Trackers Guide is a mentor to hundreds of students and staff. As a subject matter expert, contribute to and help develop a Climbing, Boating, and Outdoor Adventure curriculum in serving upwards to 1500 kids a year.


What We Do!
We have served our community and the natural world since 2004. Through this journey we have provided key program scholarships to families in need, conserved hundreds of acres of forest and wildlands, and educated tens of thousands of youth and adults outdoors. Our mission? Help kids build a relationship with nature and give them the essential knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to stand up with us to save the world!


Grow with Trackers
The programs you help build teach leading edge outdoor skills that cultivate competence, capability, and curiosity in the youth we serve. Your efforts guides kids to better contribute to their family, nature, and many generations beyond us. In this critical role, you help our community build our Village both as students and guides. Join a seasoned, dedicated, and expert team to move outdoor education toward its greater potential. Come guide kids to reclaim childhood and their connection to the wild!


Learn More or Apply @ https://trackerspdx.com/jobs/outdoor-adventure-educator


EDUCATOR ROLES:
Trackers offers both seasonal and full-time, year-round roles. Positions are limited, we encourage you to apply for a variety of options. Interns, Leads & Coordinators (seasonal day or overnight options). Supervisors (year-round, full-time options).

  • Teaching Coordinator Guide kids outdoors while also managing assistant staff. Required: 1+ years Outdoor Education. 18 years & up. $745 - $785 weekly (Day), $1,175 weekly (Overnight).
  • Managing Coordinator Manage a team of Day Camp Coordinators. Required: 1+ years Outdoor Education, 1+ years management, CDL Class B (we help you get this). 21 years & up. $940 weekly/Seasonal.
  • Supervisor & Educator (year-round, full-time) Manage and organize break camp sites. Teach in school-year mentoring programs. Required: 2+ years Outdoor Education, 2+ years management, CDL Class B (we help you get this). 21 years & up. $45,760 - $51,140 yearly, PTO, medical benefits.


Learn More or Apply @ https://trackerspdx.com/jobs/outdoor-adventure-educator


Other Trackers Benefits include:

  • Career and professional development.
  • Community of mentors with exciting training in original outdoor skills.
  • 25% off all Trackers Earth programs (staff only).
  • Save with industry discounts and pro-deals.
  • Free camp for 2 kids (Grade K-5) for Coordinator & higher!


Location
As a seasonal educator with Trackers, you are not assigned to an officially fixed worksite. Leads meet at field site. With free shuttle usually available from Check-In/Check-Out location. Coordinators & Supervisors meet morning and afternoon at Check-In/Check-Out locations.


About Trackers
Since 2004, kids and extended families in all their forms have journeyed on adventures with Trackers Earth and our Guides. We share the Arts of Tracking through stewardship and enduring outdoor skills. We commit to developing opportunity by respecting the diverse cultures and values of every Guide, youth, and family serving with us. We endeavor to grow with families for the increased accessibility of these experiences. We define ourselves by an ever deeper kinship to the more than human world, multi-generational character, and the principles discovered and found in the quietest moments with the forest.


Learn More or Apply @ https://trackerspdx.com/jobs/outdoor-adventure-educator

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  • Location
    Portland, Oregon
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    See job description for salary information