SUWS of the Carolinas
Old Fort, NC
Seasonal Wilderness Field Instructor/Guide
SUWS of the Carolinas is looking for Seasonal Wilderness Field Instructors for the Summer Season. We are a wilderness/outdoor therapy company that operates in the Pisgah National Forest, 30 minutes east of Asheville, NC, and serves youth and adolescents ages 10-17.
This is an eight days on and six days off shift schedule. Duties and responsibilities include; safety and supervision of students, assists field therapist with therapeutic outcomes, lead backpacking expeditions with students and co-staff, teach student curriculum, leave no trace ethics and primitive skills to students. Must be able to hike in strenuous terrain with a backpack and lift 15 pounds overhead. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license. Current CPR and First Aid preferred, college degree or higher education preferred.
If you are selected as a qualified candidate, you will receive an invite to an Informational Seminar. This is a 3-day pre-hire evaluation period, which imparts crucial information about the Instructor role and allows for a thorough evaluation of your skills, while you explore the SUWS program.