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20 Mar 2022

Temporary Outdoor Youth Educator (Seasonal or Full-Time)

Trackers Earth – Posted by Trackersearth Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Join Trackers Earth! Be part of the Best Camps in the Known Universe.

Trackers Earth is a youth organization that inspires kids to navigate real challenges. We believe they can truly contribute, developing the grit and character they need to thrive! Kids learn old-school outdoor skills: wilderness survival, farm craft, wild foraging, fishing, martial arts, boating, and more. All this in immersive camps and programs filled with epic story and adventure. Guide and inspire kids to learn…

  • Forest Craft, Archery & Wilderness Survival
  • Farm Craft, Animal Care & Wild Plants
  • Mariners Craft, Fishing & Boating
  • Outdoor Adventure, Kayaking & Rock Climbing
  • Woodworking, Ceramics, Blacksmithing & more!

Trackers offers both seasonal and full-time, year-round roles. Positions are limited, we encourage you to apply for a variety of options.

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Seasonal roles at Trackers include Leads and Coordinators. Teaching Coordinators teach and mentor groups of kids while leads assist them. Managing Coordinators manage a team of Teaching Coordinators. Both Leads and Coordinators have Day or Overnight options.

  • Lead Educator Teach kids outdoors while sharing new skills and assisting Coordinators. Required: Enthusiasm to teach outdoors. 16 years & up. 16 years & up. $17.25 – $23.25 hourly (Day or Overnight).
  • Teaching Coordinator Guide kids outdoors while also managing assistant staff. Required: 1+ years Outdoor Education. 18 years & up. $745 – $785 weekly (Day), $1,175 weekly (Overnight).
  • Managing Coordinator Manage a team of Day Camp Coordinators. Required: 1+ years Outdoor Education, 1+ years management, CDL Class B (we help you get this). 21 years & up. 21 years & up. $940 weekly/Seasonal.

Year-round, full-time roles with Trackers include supervisors other opportunities. Supervisors plan and manage our break camps. They also teach school year mentoring programs, implementing its programming and overseeing assistant staff. Required: 2+ years Outdoor Education, 2+ years management, CDL Class B (we help you get this). 21 years & up.

  • Camp Supervisor & Educator Manage and organize break camp sites. Teach in school-year mentoring programs. 21 years & up. $45,760 – $51,140 yearly, PTO, medical benefits.
  • Outdoor Supervisor & Educator Manage and organize specialty teams: choose early childhood, bushcraft, farm, fishing, or outdoor adventure. Teach in school-year mentoring programs. 21 years & up. $45,760 – $51,140 yearly, PTO, medical benefits.
  • More Opportunities Additional opportunities include General Manager for growth regions and other aspects of the Trackers Leadership.

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Other Trackers Benefits include:

  • Career and professional development.
  • Community of mentors with exciting training in original outdoor skills.
  • 25% off all Trackers Earth programs (staff only).
  • Save with industry discounts and pro-deals.
  • Free camp for 2 kids (Grade K-5) for Coordinator & higher!

As a seasonal educator with Trackers, you are not assigned to an officially fixed worksite. Leads meet at field site. With free shuttle usually available from Check-In/Check-Out location. Coordinators & Supervisors meet morning and afternoon at Check-In/Check-Out locations.

About Trackers
Since 2004, kids and extended families in all their forms have journeyed on adventures with Trackers Earth and our Guides. We share the Arts of Tracking through stewardship and enduring outdoor skills. We commit to developing opportunity by respecting the diverse cultures and values of every Guide, youth, and family serving with us. We endeavor to grow with families for the increased accessibility of these experiences. We define ourselves by an ever deeper kinship to the more than human world, multi-generational character, and the principles discovered and found in the quietest moments with the forest.

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Job Categories: Ecology. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: environmental education and Outdoor Education. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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