College Outside Internship

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted by BU Outing Club in Internships - (Comments Off on College Outside Internship)

College Outside, the largest online community of outing club students, is accepting applications for current undergraduate freelance journalists. If you’ve ever wanted to work for National Geographic or one day see a film of your own in the Banff Film Festival, this position is perfect for you to build up your portfolio through a national publication. The position is unpaid and remote, and will give you the experience you need to move into the rapidly growing field of outdoor journalism. Ideally applicants have experience in outdoor or physical activity, and are a member of or associated with their school’s outing club (if applicable.) Applications are rolling! To apply or if you have any questions, email editor@collegeoutside.com.

Wilderness Forestry Aid for the US Forest Service

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by buoutingclub in Internships - (Comments Off on Wilderness Forestry Aid for the US Forest Service)

A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.It’s an awesome responsibility – but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

This position is located on a wilderness Forest Service unit. Incumbent performs a variety of work in support of unit wilderness program.This is a continuously open vacancy announcement for one or more locations throughout the Forest Service.

Most positions are expected to start in April and be filled through September. There may be some positions that start earlier and/or end later. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the recruitment process. Positions may be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year which can be extended 1 additional year.

Performs the full range of standardized forestry support duties for fire, timber, silviculture, recreation, wilderness, or research activities. Assists in one or more of the following duties: cruising timber by following specific instructions on taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field using compass and chain; noting compliance with rules and regulations on parking, campfire, sanitation, use of picnic sites, or hunting and fishing; maintaining and cleaning up recreation/wilderness areas; performing standard fire prevention, dispatch, or lookout duties; or performing various standard duties related to silviculture activities. For more information, click here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/331045200

Application:

  • https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login?ReturnURL=~%2FApplication%2FApplyStart%2F329217600

Agency Information:

  • Address: USDA FOREST SERVICE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM, 87109UNITED STATES
    Fax: 866-339-2695

Contact Information:

  • Phone: 877-372-7248 option 2
    Fax: 866-339-2695
    TDD: 800-877-8339
    Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us

 

Student Conservation Internships

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by buoutingclub in Internships - (Comments Off on Student Conservation Internships)

The Student Conservation Association, SCA, is America’s #1 conservation service organization. SCA provides college and high school-aged members with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Urban Tree House.  It seeks qualified individuals to lead new field projects just approved by Departments of Interior and Agriculture.  As a field leader, you could lead high school volunteers in trail building and habitat restoration projects in any one of 100 national parks, forests, refuges, or cities across the US, or lead teams of college students in native plant restoration and environmental education. For more information, visit their website: http://www.thesca.org/

To find Internships:

  • To explore open internships: http://mysca.force.com/member/MemberPositionsScout
  • To access an application: http://mysca.force.com/member/NewRegistration

Contact:

AmeriCorps/Alaska Service Corps Crew

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by buoutingclub in Internships - (Comments Off on AmeriCorps/Alaska Service Corps Crew)

Alaska Service Corps AmeriCorps members will be trained and deployed to conduct on-the-ground environmental stewardship activities on public lands in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska. Working and living together as a team, crews will  improve recreational trails, reduce and control erosion on streams and rivers, remove invasive weeds from natural areas, and remove vegetation along Alaskan highways for wildlife safety. In return for a term of national service, Alaska Service Corps Crew Leaders and Crew Members will recieve a monthly living stipend  and a Segal Educational Award upon successfull completion of the program.  If you enjoying being a part of a team and you want to live and work outside in Alaska this summer- this is the position for you! For more information, click here: http://www.servealaska.org/images/stories/Final_ASC-CL_2013_Notice.pdf

Application:

  • Visit the AmeriCorp Recruitment Website at: http://americorps.gov/for_individuals/ready/index.asp
  • Type in Keyword: Environment
  • Enter State: Alaska

Contact Information:

  • E-mail: admin@servealaska.org
  • Address: SAGA, P.O. Box 33037, Juneau, AK 99803
  • Phone: 1-800- 789-6172

Summer Employment on Whale-Watching and Wildlife Vessel

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by buoutingclub in Internships - (Comments Off on Summer Employment on Whale-Watching and Wildlife Vessel)

Allen Marine Tours is a family-owned wilderness and wildlife viewing business based out of Sitka, Alaska. They currently operate vessels from the ports of Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka.  All of their day cruises are thoughtfully designed to provide our guests with the best means possible to view and learn about the wilderness and wildlife of Southeast Alaska, and provide insight into the human history & cultures of the people who live here. Naturalist, Deckhand, and Passenger Service positions available. There is on the job training and no prior experience necessary.
For more information about how to apply and Allen Marine Tours, click here: http://www.allenmarinetours.com/contact/jobs/index.html

Contact Information:

Expedition Guide in Alaska

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by buoutingclub in Internships - (Comments Off on Expedition Guide in Alaska)

SAGA’s Eagle Valley Center (EVC) is a growing adventure based education program and retreat facility located in a beautiful valley, 25 miles north of Juneau, Alaska.  SAGA is looking for an experienced Sea Kayaking/Backpacking guides for our 2013 summer season.This position is field-based and entails direct involvement with participants including instruction, guidance, risk management and overnight supervision. Expedition Guides must have prior experience in guiding backcountry kayaking and backpacking trips. To see the full position and how to apply click here: http://www.servealaska.org/images/stories/EVC_Guide_2013.pdf

 

Contact:

  • E-mail: admin@servealaska.org
  • Address: SAGA, P.O. Box 33037, Juneau, AK 99803
  • Phone: 1-800- 789-6172
  • Website: http://www.servealaska.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=68&Itemid=41

Camp Moosilauke

February 18th, 2013 | Posted by BU Outing Club in Internships - (Comments Off on Camp Moosilauke)

Hiring Hiking Trip Leaders and Rock Climbers for the Summer of 2013

Our hiking trips include Mt. Washington, Mt. Lafayette, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Moosilauke, the Presidential Range, Mt. Mahoosuc, Lake Umbagog, Mt. Smarts, Mt. Cube, and rock climbing at Rumney.

Our web site is (WWW.Moosilauke.com) Application is attached.

Great Summer Camp Counselor Positions Available For Certified Trip Leaders in Hiking, Rock Climbing, and Bouldering.

Camp Location: Camp Moosilauke is located in New Hampshire on 250 beautiful acres of land. We have an incredible lake and the camp is surrounded by mountains.

Camp Description: Camp Moosilauke provides excellent mountain biking, hiking and canoeing trips. Our trips include Mt. Washington, Mt. Lafayette, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Moosilauke, Lake Umbagog, Mt. Smarts, Mt. Cube, the Androsgoggin River and many others. We teach outdoor life skills and leave no trace camping. We offer all land and water sports with great instruction and competition. Moosilauke is a small camp, which is perfect for counselors who love to do a variety of activities and go on trips. We hire men and women for counselor positions.

Hiring Requirements: Age 19+, Male and female counselors with experience in hiking and rock climbing. WFA or WFR required. We offer a free ARC life guarding certification course.

Salary Range: From $2,000 to $2,500
Staff Arrival Date: June 19, 2013
Staff Departure: August 15, 2013
Please contact Kenny Miller at kmiller451@aol.com or (720) 219-1310 if you are interested.

2013 Moosilauke Camp Application

Northern Minnesota Summer Camp

February 8th, 2013 | Posted by BU Outing Club in Internships - (Comments Off on Northern Minnesota Summer Camp)

Northern Minnesota Residential Summer Camp for Girls is Seeking Wilderness Trip Leaders for the Summer of 2013. We hire both males and females to work as Trip Leaders, despite being a camp for girls.

Looking for experienced people (at least 21 years old) in the Outdoor field to teach at Camp Kamaji beginning around June 1, 2012 with an end date of August 12, 2012. Our campers are 7-15 years old and participate in overnight camping trips ranging in length from one night to a week up in Canada. We offer canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing and horseback riding overnight camping trips.

In addition to competitive salary including travel allowance, the possibility for internship credits, board and room ~ what’s in it for you??

(1) Working with children makes you feel good about yourself.
(2) Camp is a great place to find out if you would enjoy a career working with kids and in an outdoor setting.
(3) Camp provides a setting to develop skills – including leadership, teamwork, cooperation, motivation and organization.
(4) Camp staff form deep and long-lasting friendships with other staff members and campers.
(5) Working in the out-of-doors, in a beautiful setting, is a great change from school or work in the city.
(6) Camp is FUN.
(7) You have a chance to inspire children to love the outdoors like you do!

For more information please contact Mike by phone at 314-721-0475

OR email mike@kamaji.com OR kat@kamaji.com

OR visit us at www.kamaji.com. where you can link onto the Staff Info
page to read more and, if interested, complete and submit the on-line
staff application.

Much appreciated if you can help out! Thanks!

Kat, Kathy & Mike


Kat Martin
Camp Kamaji
Associate Director
Kat’s Chicago Office: 312-344-1605
St. Louis Office: 314-721-0475
www.kamaji.com
Refer a Friend Today!! http://www.kamaji.com/tell-a-friend/
Online Enrollment form: https://www.kamaji.com/enrollment-form/

Wilderness Trip Leaders Wanted

Camp Wicosuta Summer Camp

February 8th, 2013 | Posted by BU Outing Club in Internships - (Comments Off on Camp Wicosuta Summer Camp)

Camp Wicosuta is a traditional four-week sleepaway camp for girls in Hebron, New Hampshire that offers two sessions. Located on Newfound Lake, working at Wico is a perfect job for someone who loves working with kids and wants to spend their summer outside!

Our philosophy is based on providing the “3 C’s”: Confidence, Competence & Community. Our goal is for every camper to walk away feeling confident in herself, and competent in her abilities in any number of areas. We teach these skills in a physically and emotionally safe community in which our campers are challenged to move past their self-set limits.

As a camp counselor at Wico you will live in a cabin with 6-12 campers and instruct in the activity area of your expertise. We are seeking instructors with a comprehensive background in outdoor adventure, as well as the ability to easily adapt and modify lesson plans for various age groups.

Our outdoor program focuses on the following: Camping, Climbing Wall, High/Low Ropes Elements, Hiking, Initiative Games, Nature, Orienteering, Tripping

Must be available: June 11, 2013-August 16, 2013

Stipend includes: Salary, Travel Allowance and Room and Board

Enjoy your time off: Staff Lounge with wifi &tv, days off options to Boston, Burlington, Hanover & Maine

To find out more about spending a summer working at Wico visit our website at www.campwicosuta.com . If you are interested in working with us apply directly online. If you have any questions you can email carly@campwicosuta.com or call 800-846-9426/914-946-0927

Carly Meltzer
Staff Coordinator
Camp Wicosuta
1-800-846-9426/914-946-0927
www.campwicosuta.com

Camp Moosilauke Summer Jobs for Trip Leaders

February 8th, 2013 | Posted by BU Outing Club in Internships - (Comments Off on Camp Moosilauke Summer Jobs for Trip Leaders)

Hiring Trip Leaders

Need Rock Climbers, Mountain Bikers, Kayakers, Hikers, and Trip Leaders

Our trips include Mt. Washington, Mt. Lafayette, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Moosilauke, the Presidential Range, Mt. Mahoosuc, Lake Umbagog, Mt. Smarts, Mt. Cube, rock climbing at Rumney, the Androsgoggin River, mountain biking and many others.

Our web site is (WWW.Moosilauke.com) Application is attached.

Great Summer Camp Counselor Positions Available For Certified Trip Leaders in Hiking, Rock Climbing, Bouldering, Kayaking and Mountain Biking.

Camp Location: Camp Moosilauke is located in New Hampshire on 250 beautiful acres of land. We have an incredible lake and the camp is surrounded by mountains.

Camp Description

Camp Moosilauke provides excellent mountain biking, hiking and canoeing trips. Our trips include Mt. Washington, Mt. Lafayette, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Moosilauke, Lake Umbagog, Mt. Smarts, Mt. Cube, the Androsgoggin River and many others. We teach outdoor life skills and leave no trace camping. We offer all land and water sports with great instruction and competition. Moosilauke is a small camp, which is perfect for counselors who love to do a variety of activities and go on trips. We hire men and women for counselor positions.

Hiring Requirements

Age 19+, Male and female counselors with experience in mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, or a certification in ARC life guarding, WFA or WFR. We offer a free ARC life guarding certification course.
Salary Range: From $2,000 to $2,500
Staff Arrival Date: June 19, 2013
Staff Departure: August 15, 2013

Please contact Kenny Miller at kmiller451@aol.com or (720) 219-1310 if you are interested.

2013 Camp Application