Camp Fire Wilani | Resident Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor School Provider, Teen Leadership, Service Learning, Club Programs

Outdoor School Field Educators

Outdoor School Field Instructor Job Description

People of color and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Camp Fire is non-sectarian and welcoming to all. Bilingual Spanish or ASL are highly desired, but not required.

In addition to paid, hourly positions, the following opportunities are also available:

  • For-credit college internships are available (stipend)
  • High School Volunteer Assistant Instructor Opportunities Available (unpaid)

Be part of an exciting pilot of a new Outdoor School Program for 5th and 6th grade learners at Camp Wilani @Havenroot in Veneta, Oregon. School groups come out to camp for three days in a row to learn science in the outdoors. Camp Fire Wilani’s Outdoor School leadership will provide a comprehensive training for staff and assure that even people new to environmental education will feel prepared and empowered. Just 12 miles west of Eugene, this beautiful location is a great place for both students and staff to grow and connect to the natural world. Even if candidates have had limited exposure to science and the outdoors, a strong willingness to learn and grow is sufficient.

  • Dates: August 27th – November 5th 2019
  • Availability: Tuesday – Thursday from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Minimum hours per work day = 4, Maximum hours per work day = 8


  • Desire and willingness to work outdoors for up to eight hour periods, rain or shine!
  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain outdoors and carry up to 30 lbs
  • Passion for environmental education and the value of getting children outdoors
  • Strong willingness to learn and conduct field lessons as assigned
  • Open-mindedness and passion for making every child feel welcomed and valued
  • Interest in learning about the outdoors in a scientific framework
  • Patience, kindness, and an open heart
  • Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, be detail oriented, and enjoy being part of a collaborative, uplifting team
  • Candidates must be willing and able to adhere to all policies and procedures, and follow emergency protocols as dictated

Candidates must model a positive attitude and healthy lifestyle

  • Camp Fire Wilani is a smoke, vape, drug, and alcohol free organization
  • Candidates must pass an FBI criminal background check
  • Candidates must complete an application, participate in an interview, and submit three contacts as references who are not family, partners, or personal friends


Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $13.00 /hour

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