AmeriCorps VISTA Position

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: 12 month, full time
  • Note: Position to begin in late August
  • Description: The AmeriCorps VISTA position is a full-time, 12 month post college program 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, starting May.
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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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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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Camp Cook and Site Steward

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Spring and Seasonal, Fall
  • Note: Dates for fall: late August through 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 with RV

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Volunteer
  • Note: Starting in Summer 2015, option for fall, 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 full RV hook-ups and (electric, septic, water utilities); volunteers will live in RV on site.
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Field Camp Intern

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, hiring for fall to start late August through October
  • Note: Hiring now for fall 2015
  • 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.
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Outdoor Education Program Intern

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Three month internships, spring summer and fall.
  • 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. Program Intern is provided free housing in town in CFI's bunkhouse/apartment at our warehouse.
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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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