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Outdoor Educator/Raft Guide


Tuesday, January 7, 2020


Mother Lode River Trips, Ltd

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Lotus, Ca


Description: Part outdoor educator, part raft guide, part ropes course facilitator, part camp staff. Mother Lode is looking to hire people who are interested in a dynamic work environment that is focused around one thing: connecting people with nature.

Through gold rush history and river ecology programs, Mother Lode River Center serves as an outdoor school for 4th-6th graders.

Staying true to its River Center roots, Mother Lode also provides safe, fun, and engaging whitewater river trips for youth and adults. During mid-trip letter writing campaigns, staff provide participants a chance to become more informed and then write a letter to help protect a river.

Mother Lode also has ropes course with a number of high and low ropes elements that are used to facilitate interpersonal growth and connection among participants. Continuing this year will be an on-site zip line.

Season runs April 1st - October 15th.

Compensation Information:

-Fall asleep to the river lullaby and wake up to birds chirping in the extremely affordable on-site housing.

-Staff are paid per diem for education programs, ropes programs, and river trips and meals. Hourly camp work (grounds improvements, company projects, etc.) is available.

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