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About True North Evolution

True North is an experiential therapy program focused on supporting teens and young adults with mental health. We are committed to enriching the experience of our students, families, and team by celebrating an inclusive work environment.  We seek to recruit a broadly diverse staff who will contribute a variety of viewpoints and experiences to ongoing program development and superior support of our clients.  We encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups including professionals of color and diverse gender identities.

Duties

Guides work a 4 day on / 3 day off schedule. Guides work in teams of two to provide supervision for a group of up to 7 students, ages 14-17 or 18-25.  A day in the field can include: facilitating/participating in daily activities (hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing, games, art, yoga, disc golf, movie nights), teaching outdoor skills (camping, fire-building, outdoor cooking, map and compass navigation), and helping students achieve therapeutic goals.

Qualifications

True North is activity hiring individuals who are empathetic and caring, natural leaders and strong communicators. A motivated and energized personality is a must, with a desire to mentor youth and young adults. Minimal outdoor experience necessary. The Guide role is perfect for someone who is eager to learn and enhance their therapeutic skill set. Guides must be 21 or older.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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