AmeriCorps Environmental Education Coordinator

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: 1700 hour position
  • Note: This job is a UCC/AmeriCorps position.
  • Description: AmeriCorps member will be directly involved in coordination, development, and implementation of experiential education programs and curriculum. They will be trained to perform naturalist tasks/duties on a variety of programs, focused on natural history and outdoor education. They will assist in the development of new and specialized programs and curriculum. They will work directly with both client trip leaders/chaperones and students. They will work primarily with student/youth groups, but may also be involved with some adult/family programming as well.
    Furthermore, the member may be trained and certified in basic river rafting skills, thereafter acting as a supplementary river raft guide on occasion. Other duties may include: shuttle driving, assisting with the camp kitchen, light repair/maintenance/warehouse duties, and public outreach.
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Apprentice/First Year Naturalist-Guide

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Note: Now Accepting Applications Apprenticeship/internship is offered early March through May followed by continued employment as "First Year" Naturalist-Guide through contract season (end of October) .
  • Description: This Apprentice Naturalist-Guide training program is a way for outdoor educators to begin their career of connecting people to, and fostering care for, the natural environment, with a focus on the Colorado Plateau. Based in the canyon country near Moab, Utah. The spring apprentice/internship is twelve weeks long and includes training in Colorado Plateau geography and ecology, trip and outfitting logistics, vehicle (van 4wd and trailer handling), basic river running skills, camp cooking, risk management, and equipment maintenance. Housing, living stipend, and meals (while in the field) are provided during this period. Initial focus is on teaching school/youth groups at our Professor Valley Field Camp, and the nearby Colorado River. At the completion of the apprenticeship, applicants will become “First Year”, full-time guides, and earn full time monthly salary through the remainder of the field season. Apprentices will earn "crew" Utah River Guide licenses and Food Handler's certificates at CFI expense. Summer work includes river trips and kids camps in nearby mountains and adult/family trips in National Parks; fall season brings a return to Professor Valley Field Camp. Apply by December 31 for upcoming year. Interviews by telephone start in January.
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Camp Cook – Camp Assistant

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Note: Dates for spring: late March through mid-June
  • Description: The Camp Cook / Assistant position provides the opportunity to work with CFI’s outdoor education programs for either spring or fall (or both) season. He/she lives and works 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. (Note: if the Camp Cook / Assistant is a Moab or Castle Valley resident, the option to commute is available).
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Camp Host

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, Volunteer
  • Description: We are looking for an individual or couple to act as a volunteer Camp Host at our field camp in beautiful Professor Valley. We will provide an RV to live in and (electric, septic, water utilities.) Six hours a week labor in exchange for RV/housing provided, hours flexible. Jobs will include cleaning, industrial weeding, rodent control, planting native plants, tipi upkeep, helping to open camp in spring or close in fall. Season is March through October, with minimum of 60 day commitment. Caretaker must vacate in winter months.
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Commissary Manager

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Season starting early April at roughly 30-35 hours a week (semi-flexible hours)
  • Description: Oversight and management of small commercial outfitting commissary, ordering and purchasing food and supplies, organization and storage, keeping the facility clean and sanitary, generating meal plans and menus for programs, management of safe food handling practices, the creation of new meals/menus/recipes, and some warehouse/maintenance duties. May also act as an assistant cook in the field on some programs.
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Membership Coordinator- part time

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Part time, year round
  • Note: 16-20 hours/week, M, T and Thurs
  • Description: Membership Coordinator is a year round part-time position with CFI. The Coordinator will grow our national and regional membership and public outreach through online, mailings and event activities. We are seeking someone established in Moab that will oversee and consolidate data base records, bring in fresh ideas and assist with office coverage. Strong people, data base, writing skills and attention to detail are required. Regular work hours can fit within school day and will include very occasional weekend event work. Previous Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) and internet skills required; QuickBooks experience preferred. Potential for position growth in all aspects of fundraising. High School diploma required, related college degree preferred. See below for full job description and qualifications.

    To apply: Please EMAIL OR MAIL: a cover letter, short resume, three references with emails and telephone numbers.
    With application, please submit ALSO:
    -driver license and current (within 1 year) motor vehicle report,
    typing test results (online typing keyboard tests available), min 40 words minute 90% accuracy
    declare any felony conviction
    Send to info@cfimoab.org or CFI P.O. Box 68, Moab, UT 84532. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews; all notified of hiring decision. Position open until filled.
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Program/Camp Interns

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, 10-12 week internships, now hiring for spring 2017
  • Description: The Program Interns and Field Camp Interns 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 at our Professor Valley Field Camp, and in National Parks, on BLM land, State land, and Forest Service land. Interns are provided free housing - bunkhouse in town, or wall tent at field camp.
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River Guide

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: Seasonal, spring and summer, 2017
  • Note: This is listing is for licensed, certified, and qualified guides, with previous multi-day experience on specified river stretches
  • Description: River Guides will work the spring and/or spring and summer season (April-May) on student and adult programs, based out of Moab, Utah. Must be fully licensed and qualified to guide, cook, drive, rig/de-rig, etc. and also be capable of acting as Trip Leader on some programs. Some "Daily" stretches are also possible. Work is based on bookings, but "full time" availability is expected. River stretches include: the Colorado River (Ruby/Horsethief, Weswater, Cisco/Hittle, the "Moab Daily"), the San Juan River (Sand Island to Mexican Hat, Mexican Hat to Clay Hills), and the Green River (Labyrinth Canyon).
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Senior Naturalist / Guide

  • Position status: Now Hiring
  • Type: This is a seasonal full time position
  • Note: Season is Mid-February through the end of October
  • Description: As a senior naturalist / guide your focus at CFI would be on the land-based programs (primarily at our Professor Valley Field Camp), but also would involve some river guiding. Other locations may include Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, the LaSal Mountains, the San Juan Mountains, the Colorado/Green/San Juan Rivers, and various BLM/Forest Service/Tribal lands in and around Grand and San Juan Counties.
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