Summer TEEN Guide Training Program

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: One or more weeks in July for teens entering 10th through 12th grades
  • Note: For teens entering 10th-12th grades
  • Description: Apply for Summer TEEN Guide Training for CFI’s Explorer Base Camp out of Moab, Utah. Earn money, learn, and work alongside CFI Naturalist Guides as we lead kids in 5th - 8th grades through a 4-day, 3-night camp in the La Sal Mountains with a day of rafting the Colorado River ‘Daily’ stretch. The position is designed for teens interested in becoming professional guides or outdoor educators. This experience is useful for anyone who wants to practice leadership skills and gain job experience.
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Camp Cook (Weekend) / Commissary Intern

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, part time.
  • Note: This is a part time position, with the actual schedule dependent on bookings. Busy times would be late April through mid June.
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Camp Host Volunteer

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Volunteer
  • Note: Starting in Late February/March 2015
  • Description: We are looking for a retired couple or individual with an RV to act as a volunteer Camp Host at our field camp in beautiful Professor Valley. We will provide the RV hook-up and utilities; volunteers will live in RV on site.
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Outdoor Education Program Intern

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, half or full season
  • Description: The Outdoor Education Program Intern will get exposure to a wide range of CFI's adult and student field study programs in canyon country around Moab, UT. Programs take place in National Parks, and on BLM land, State land, and Forest Service land. Two positions - one for the spring season April through July, one for fall season, late July through October and one for full season, April through October short summer break.
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  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Spring and Seasonal, Fall
  • Note: Dates for spring: March 16-June 6, 2015; Fall exact dates TBA (late August-end October)
  • Description: The Camp Cook / Site Steward position provides the opportunity to work with CFI’s outdoor education programs for either spring or fall (or both) season. He/she live and work 90% of the time at Professor Valley Field Camp, which is a remote high desert field camp located amidst remarkable red-rock mesas about 25 miles outside Moab, UT. Wall tent housing provided with access to in town bunkhouse.
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Field Camp Intern

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, spring and Seasonal, fall
  • Note: Now Accepting Applications 
  • Description: The Field Camp Intern will be exposed to a wide range of adult and student field study programs that CFI conducts in the canyon country surrounding Moab UT.

    Dates of work: Spring: March 16-June 6, 2015. Fall season dates TBA, generally late August through October.
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Naturalist River and Land Tour Guide – Moab

  • Position Status: Dates TBA
  • Type: Permanent, full-season
  • Note: Accepting Applications We continually accept guest guide resumes for both land based and river programs.
  • Description: Outdoor education nonprofit seeks professional guide with experience and Utah river guide license. During our season there you will have 10 days non-paid leave (to be taken in part or in whole, which is to be arranged during slower program times.) This position is for those with previous CFI experience and current licenses. During the summer break you can visit family, hike in the mountains or do guest guide work locally in Moab.

    Guest river guides should not apply unless they have a current Utah River Guide license, current medical certificates and be familiar with CFI stretches of river. Guest land tour guides should be well versed as "generalists" about the Colorado Plateau with expertise in one area: desert ecology, cultural history/anthropology or public lands issues and have current medical certificates. Our field season runs late March through end of October.
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Apprentice Naturalist-River Guide

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Season, full-season
  • Note: Now Accepting Applications Apprenticeship is offered early March through late May (12 weeks) followed by continued employment as entry level Naturalist-Guide through contract season (end of October) .
  • Description: This Apprentice training program is for outdoor educators who do not yet have river rafting/guiding skills and includes river rescue, vehicle and trailer handling (van and 4 wheel drive manual transmission), trip logistics, river and land based school program curriculum, Introduction to Colorado Plateau and more. Apply by December 31 for upcoming year. Interviews by telephone start in January.
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AmeriCorps-VISTA Position

  • Position Status: Filled
  • Type: 12 month, full time
  • Note: Apply now for August 2015.
  • Description: The VISTA position is a full-time, year-round post college program for 12 months in the capacity building for CFI (school recruitment, fundraising, public relations, office systems). Member may choose to serve a second year. APPLY VIA AmeriCorps-VISTA website. Accepting applications for August, 2015.

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