Summer Trip Leader

ARCC Programs

About the organization

For over 37 years ARCC Programs has offered extraordinary summer & gap service and adventure programs for teenagers in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. We are extremely proud of the lasting impact that generations of ARCC students have had on the people and the communities we visit and volunteer in throughout the world.


ARCC is looking for Program Leaders who are enthusiastic about working with students ages 13 -18, and who have strong experience working with groups. ARCC leaders focus on fostering constructive group dynamics, facilitating games, activities and initiatives, overseeing outfitted activities, and ensuring that each person in the group is able to safely achieve goals consistent with his or her abilities. Trip Leaders also provide natural and cultural history education relevant to their location as well as teach the curriculum designed for our community service & focus programs. Leaders will guide groups of up to eighteen students, with a co-leader, through rigorous service projects, cultural immersion, and adventure programs. The trips are both mentally and physically challenging for leaders and participants, with programs ranging from 14 to 24 days in duration.
ARCC seeks leaders who will be a positive influence on the participants, supporting them throughout the trip and creating a fun, safe, and supportive environment in which they can thrive. Our leaders and students participate in a variety of activities including backpacking, rafting, SCUBA diving, surfing, snorkeling, sea kayaking, international service projects, and cultural exchanges. Experience in these areas is helpful, but not required. Other leader responsibilities include travel logistics, keeping a daily trip log, communicating with office staff about the status of the trip, and making crucial decisions along the


• Minimum 21 years of age.
• Current certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), EMT, or WEMT by June 2021.
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or in the process of completing a degree.
• Excellent health and physical condition.
• Current driver’s license and clean driving record.
• Clean background check.
• Available for employment May 31, 2021 through late July to early August 2021.
• Applicants must be authorized to work legally in the United States.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Positions are open until all filled. Other application materials include a cover letter, resume, and 3 references.

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