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Outdoor Education Instructor
Join a community of adventurous, passionate and fun-loving outdoor educators in the heart of the California Redwoods! Located an hour north of San Francisco, in the heart of Sonoma County, Alliance Redwoods provides a magnificent 115-acre outdoor classroom for students to learn and grow!
- Instruct 5th and 6th grade children in nature and ecology through six classes that involve animals, forest ecology, initiatives, streams and ponds.
- Lead trips to the ocean and Armstrong Woods for off-site environmental instructing.
- Participate in a large variety of evening activities including night hikes, games, and campfires.
- Each instructor is empowered to develop new material for activities that support the concepts of the program.
- On the job training and participation in workshops with other staff expand the teaching experience
- Facilitate challenge course programs (ropes course, climbing walls, lifeguarding, archery, canoeing/kayaking)
- Support our flexible workforce model by cross training with other departments, which may include serving as a zip line guide, driving / checking-in guests for Sonoma Canopy Tours, front office support (phones, computer entry, gift shop duties) and more.
- Providing the highest level of hospitality to guests at all times.
- Training provided.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Christian with a Biblical lifestyle and an interest in maturing in one’s faith
- People skills, team player and a servant’s attitude
- Self-disciplined and reliable
- Unwavering commitment to safety
- Ability to handle crisis events and work under authority
- Teaching or facilitating experience
- Physically fit to meet the demands of hiking the trails, and facilitating the various challenge courses
- Healthy respect for heights and ability to overcome one’s fear of heights
- Communication skills including phone etiquette and basic computer skills
Education: A.A.,B.A or B.S. Degree
Experience: Experience in teaching, camps or youth work is a plus. Lifeguard and First Aid certification is highly regarded.
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Category: Outdoor Education
Updated: 6/14/2023 5:14:41 PM