CAMP COOK & SITE STEWARD

  • 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. If the Camp Cook / Site Steward is a Moab or Castle Valley resident, the option to commute is available.
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Camp Host Volunteer

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Volunteer with own RV (full hookups provided & small stipend)
  • Note: Now Hiring, For summer season (June-August) and Fall (September-early November)
  • 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 full RV hook-ups (electricity, water, septic) and small stipend in exchange for term of hours/week depending on season. Volunteers will live in own RV on edge of camp; light duty facility and grounds maintenance. Yard tools provided; need own carpentry tools. Quiet summer season with spring and fall busy with school groups M-F.
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Camp Cook and 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.
  • Description: The Weekend Camp Cook and Commissary Intern works with the full-time Camp Cook and Operations Manager. Main duties will be managing the kitchen and cooking meals for adult and/or school groups at our field camp during weekend programs. Group sizes may range from 10 to 40+ participants. Kitchen facilities are outdoor (similar to a "river kitchen"). Other "in town" duties may include: food shopping, assisting with menu planning, maintenance and upkeep in the commissary, etc. These duties would be performed during regular weekdays. During very busy weeks (with larger groups at camp during the week), may act as assistant cook on weekdays.
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Summer Teen Guide Training

  • 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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Outdoor Education Program Intern

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, half or full season
  • Description: The Outdoor Education Program Intern for CFI in Moab, UT will get exposure to a wide range of CFI's adult and student field study programs in canyon country around Moab. 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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Field Camp Intern

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, spring and Seasonal, fall
  • Note: Hiring now for fall
  • 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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River and Land Tour Guide

  • 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 river and land tour guide with experience and Utah river guide license. This position is for those with previous CFI experience and current licenses. Must 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: Filled
  • 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 Naturalist River Guide training program is for outdoor educators wanting river rafting and guiding skills. 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 the Colorado Plateau and more. Apply by December 31 for upcoming year. Interviews by telephone start in January.
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AmeriCorps VISTA Position – Recruitment Coordinator

  • Position Status: Now Hiring
  • Type: 12 month, full time
  • Note: Apply now for August 2015.
  • Description: The AmeriCorps VISTA position at CFI for 2015 is titled Recruitment Coordinator. It is a full-time, 12 month position focusing on capacity building for CFI (school recruitment, fundraising, public relations, office systems). Member may choose to serve a second year. Apply through the AmeriCorps VISTA website. Applications are available early May 2015 for service beginning with August VISTA training August 1 2015, actual start date in Moab August 12.
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