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31 Oct 2023

Trek & Backpack Alpine Backpacking Instructor

Outward Bound California – Posted by OBCA Staffing Midpines, California, United States

Job Description

As a High Sierra Alpine Backpacking Instructor, you will facilitate transformative backpacking and/or rock climbing courses with students (ages 12+). Instructors work on a seasonal basis under the mentorship of Lead Instructors or Course Directors. Instructors in the High Sierra program deliver a variety of programs, ranging from 5-30+ days. These programs and expeditions focus on leadership, service, and character development, and take students into new and challenging outdoor environments.

Compensation & Schedule
Starting per diem wage is $128/day. All required trainings are also paid at this rate.
Training begins early May. Work availability through mid to late August, with potential to extend into September. This is a seasonal, exempt position.
Room and board provided while on contract
Pro deals (the opportunity to purchase outdoor gear at discounted rates)
Professional development funds
Access to our free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and family members
56 hours (7 days) of paid sick time upon hire or at the beginning of each calendar year
This position is located at our High Sierra base in Midpines, California, 30 miles east of Yosemite National Park. The basecamp has a main building with an office, program gear sheds, a commercial kitchen and weather port living quarters (durable fabric structures).

How to Apply

Please apply on our website with a resume and technical backpacking/climbing skills log. Email with questions.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Trek & Backpack. Job Tags: alpine, backpack, climbing, outdoor education, outward bound, and rock climbing.

Job expires in 23 days.

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