Interested in working with us? See below for our current job openings!
Summer 2020 Assistant Backcountry Trip Leader
Reconnect Earth seeks a motivated, skilled trip leader to help facilitate outdoor educational experiences for college and/or high school-age students in a backcountry setting in Washington’s North Cascades/Puget Sound region this summer. This position includes the following duties:
- Assist with packing and preparation for two 7-8 day backpacking trips.
- Work with a co-leader to implement a curriculum focused on environmental and social justice, natural history, and grassroots activism skills while in the field during two 7-8 day trips. The amount of time spent on curriculum work is subject to some adjustment based on applicant’s level of expertise and interests.
- Assist with camp logistics and backcountry risk management while in the field.
- Coordinate backcountry-to-frontcountry communications from a frontcountry location during one 7-8 day period.
Summer 2020 Backcountry Trip Intern
Reconnect Earth seeks a motivated intern to assist with logistics and curriculum delivery on three backpacking trips for high school and college-age students this summer. As an intern, over the course of the season you will gradually take on greater amounts of responsibility until you are playing an essential role helping to run logistics and lead educational activities on the trips. This position is ideal for a candidate who enjoys working in the field and has a strong interest in environmental education, but who may not have much or any previous experience in a leadership role in the backcountry. In addition to gaining valuable work experience and spending time in some of the most beautiful places in the Pacific Northwest this summer, you will receive $599 stipend upon successfully completing the program. Meals on trips are provided.