Description:

NVW is currently seeking applicants for Wilderness Instructors. Wilderness Instructors are responsible for ensuring a safe and therapeutic milieu for our groups of 13-17 year old struggling teens. Wilderness Instructors may work with families and/or young adults too. Wilderness Instructors may work up to 21-days in the field. This position will work in all NVW programs (Adolescent Outdoor, Family, School, and 1:1.)

Responsibilities:

Wilderness Instructors are responsible for day to day facilitation of programming, including; risk management, implementation of program philosophy, student supervision, leadership and responsible decision making, communication and the overall care and welfare of up to eight students in a wilderness context.

Wilderness Instructors work a flexible schedule based on programming needs. Opportunities for future advancement. Responsibilities include direct care and supervision, completion of daily paperwork, weekly planning of group activities, and logistical duties.

Requirements:

BS/BA degree required (related field preferred). 21+ years old. Minimum of one year experience working in the field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience. Certified Wilderness First Responder preferred. Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations. Excellent leadership skills. Strong communication skills. Creative with excellent problem solving skills. Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Clean driving record. Wisconsin Driver’s License preferred.

Salary/benefits:

Competitive salary based on experience. Pro-deal availability. Performance-based bonuses. Training stipend. Paid Vacation. Health Insurance after 90 days. Performance-based bonuses. NVW provides training and a friendly and challenging work environment.

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Contract Instructor

Description:

NVW is currently seeking applicants for Contract Wilderness Instructors. Wilderness Instructors are the front line staff that are responsible for ensuring a safe and therapeutic milieu. Contract Wilderness Instructors may work up to 21-days in the field. This position will work in all NVW programs (Adolescent Outdoor, Family, School, and 1:1.)

Responsibilities:

Field Instructors are responsible for day to day facilitation of programming, including; risk management, implementation of program philosophy, student supervision, leadership and responsible decision making, communication and the overall care and welfare of up to 8 students in a wilderness context.

Contract Wilderness Instructors work a flexible schedule based on programming needs. Opportunities for future advancement.

Responsibilities include direct care and supervision, completion of daily paperwork, weekly planning of group activities, and logistical duties.

Requirements:

BS/BA degree in related field preferred. 21+ years old. Minimum of one year experience working in the field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience. Certified Wilderness First Responder preferred. Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations. Excellent leadership skills. Strong communication skills. Creative with excellent problem solving skills.

Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Salary/benefits:

Competitive wages based on experience. Contract Wilderness Instructors are paid a competitive per diem rate. Pro-deal availability. Performance-based bonuses. NVW provides training and a friendly and challenging work environment.


How to Apply:

Get started by downloading our application.

E-mail your resume, application, and cover letter with references.


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