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Our season begins with a mandatory staff training. Most guides can expect to work 15-20 days per month through August, or even into September. Although all staff will begin as outdoor educators on our youth camp backpacking programs, there is potential to assist and lead custom guide service trips and day hikes. Outdoor educators and guides must be 21 years or older, and we have assistant positions for 18 and older. When you enter our application process, you will be asked if you would like to be considered for work in Yosemite National Park, or Olympic National Park

  • Outdoor Educator/Backpacking Guide

    Yosemite National Park
    $160.00 - $220.00 / day + tips

    Our Outdoor Educators facilitate youth backpacking summer camps and adventure based outdoor education programs. They work hard to ensure our programs are meaningful, supportive, educational and fun while providing superior service levels that exceed client expectations. Our Outdoor Educators can be expected to work from late May through late August (with potential work available into October) and can expect an average of 18 to 21 field days of work per month.

     

    First year Outdoor Educators might also have opportunities to assist on our Guide Service programs (adult and family day hikes and backpacking trips), if they are interested. They will be trained prior to working in the field. Staff working in our Guide Service program can work an extended season from May-October as both Outdoor Educators and Guides on any of our programs. Our year-round demand is growing and additional work opportunities may also be available based on demand.

  • Marketing Assistant

    Yosemite National Park

    The Marketing and Social Media Assistant will work directly with the Marketing Manager, focusing on the creation and publication of marketing materials and social media posts. Work will entail capturing media such as photos, videos, and survey responses and the creation of content for use on the website, social media accounts, and co-marketing with our sponsors. They might also be provided with direct, in-field experience while accompanying and assisting LA guides during backpacking trips throughout the season.

  • Operations/Logistics Assistant

    Yosemite National Park

    Operations and Logistics Assistants will support all aspects of our growing nonprofit while maintaining a heavy emphasis on the general logistical support of our programs. This position will assist with day to day operations in the prep room and office. This assistant will aid with overseeing operations in the absence of administration. They might also be provided with direct, in-field experience while accompanying and assisting Lasting Adventures guides during backpacking trips throughout the season.

How to Apply

If interested in any of our positions, please check out our employment page by clicking Apply Here. 

On this page, you will find position statements, a full list of qualifications, and a link to our online application. Feel free to email us if you have any questions!


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