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Lasting Adventures is a nonprofit that operates a variety of backcountry programs which utilize Adventure Based Programming as a means of making personal connections with the environment and the world around us. We facilitate youth backpacking summer camps, adventure-based outdoor education programs, corporate adventure programs, family adventures as well as custom backpacking and day trips. We work to ensure our programs are meaningful, supportive, educational and fun.
For all positions, we accept applications on a rolling basis and continue until all positions are filled. We strive to hire exceptional and professional individuals who share a passion for the outdoors and want to share that passion with others. Applicants should meet our basic requirements below, and we prefer those who have had prior similar work experiences and/or training in the past.
Minimum Requirements for Educators/Guides:
Our Administrative staff are the backbone of our operation, managing and assisting guide staff with all their needs. We have a Site Director, Adventure Consultant, Program Managers, a Marketing Manager, a Gear and Prep-Room Manager, and an Executive Director.
Our Guide Staff begin as Outdoor Educators on our flagship summer camp program, which begins in late May/early June with mandatory staff training, and runs to mid-August. In an average season, educators can expect about 18-24 days of work per month; some months may have more or less work than others. Pending availability and success of our summer camp program, some guides will have the opportunity to work as Assistant Guides on our Guide Service program on Backpacking and Day Trips. This can extend the season through September or early October. All Outdoor Educators/Assistant Guides must be at least 21 years old prior to beginning work.
Lasting Adventures also accepts resumes for those looking for a great outdoor internship. Interns will work beginning with our mandatory staff training in late May, and will go through mid-August. We are offering positions that focus on the following areas:
Our internships are a great opportunity for 18-20+ year-old applicants looking to gain more experience.
If you are interested in any of our positions please complete our application below. Applications are only open until all positions are filled. A free Google account is required to use the online application. You will need to have a completed Resume and Cover Letter before beginning the application process. Applications are automatically saved to your account, and you may return to complete your application within 30 days of initiating an application. If you need to make updates to your application after submission, please email us with your updates at email@example.com.
If you do not have a Google account and do not wish to register for one, you can apply using our paper application (link). Please email your Application, Resume, and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your availability for the coming season.
Applications will automatically and immediately be dismissed from consideration if they contain photos of the applicant. Do not upload documents with your photo. Applications missing vital information, including a Resume and Cover Letter, will be automatically disqualified.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
We have applications open for the following positions: