Work at Wilderness Adventures

Working for Wilderness Adventures offers the opportunity to experience a wide range of exciting locations, cultures, and remote wilderness areas.
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We are glad you found us! Please refer to the list below for all currently available positions at Wilderness Adventures.

Click on the job you’re interested in for more information.
We look forward to hearing from you!


Seasonal Positions

Wilderness Adventures is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Trip Leader

Wilderness Adventures is looking for leaders who will be a positive influence on their participants, devoted to supporting student growth and education, and create a fun, non-competitive environment in which students can thrive. If you are looking for a summer filled with adventure, growth, and impactful connections, apply now.

Must be 21+ years of age.

Trip Counselor

Each summer, Wilderness Adventures hires 10-15 Trip Counselors. These are individuals that will act as trip leaders but who are 18-20 years of age. Trip Counselors receive the same compensation and benefits as trip leaders but are not able to drive vehicles on trip. Must be 18-20 years of age.

Update (January 2022): All Trip Counselor positions for the 2022 summer have been filled at this time. If you would like to submit a wait list Trip Counselor application, please follow the steps provided within the “Learn More” button below. Applications submitted by candidates who will not be 21 by June 1, 2022 will be automatically wait listed. These applications will be held and reviewed in the case that additional positions become available.