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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
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Outdoor Education



Updated: 6/14/2023 5:14:41 PM

Job Contact:
Jim Goodrich
(707) 874-3507

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Why work at Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds:

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a year round Christian camp and conference center that serves over 55,000 people annually. Come be part of an energetic team "Making the Creator known through His Creation". We are a fun and dynamically growing Christian hospitality organization located in the spectacular Northern California coastal redwoods just one and a half hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area and 20 minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Opportunities include: Canopy Tour Guide (zipline), Outdoor Education, Accommodations, Food Services, Guest Services, Gift Shop, Maintenance, Business and Finance and Sales and Marketing. We provide both full and part time positions.

6250 Bohemian HWY
    Occidental, CA 95465

(707) 874-3507

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