If interested in joining the HIOBS team, please download and complete the HIOBS Field Staff Application then email it to Staffing Manager Suzanne Pierce at [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all the positions are filled, typically by the end of March.
The Instructor position is an entry-level instructional/apprentice role, providing familiarity with Outward Bound methodology, procedures, policies, and the local course area. The Instructor works under the direct supervision of the Lead Instructor and the Course Director and is responsible for supervising, teaching, and facilitating students on expedition and at the basecamp.
We are hiring Field Instructors for both our land basecamp in Newry, Maine, and our sea basecamp in Wheeler Bay (Spruce Head), Maine.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in all required staff training.
Fully participate in course planning, including the development of educational and technical curricula, route planning, food, and equipment organization/packing.
Assist Lead Instructor in the delivery of the Outward Bound mission, educational framework, and required components.
Demonstrate commitment to own professional growth, and developing technical, educational, and interpersonal skills with the goal of promotion to Lead Instructor.
Provide clear, effective, and timely communication with the Lead Instructor, Course Director, and other staff.
Contribute positively to an inclusive, culturally competent, and student-focused work and living environment.
Consistently strive to give and receive feedback with co-workers and supervisors.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Act as a role model for students and assist the Lead Instructor in ensuring that students follow behavioral expectations as outlined in the Commitment to Excellence.