Guide

True North Evolution

About the organization

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.

Salary

Starting annual salary is up to $49,608 and can range up to $64,766 with advancement.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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