Thank you for your interest in working with us at the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School!
This is an exciting time for HIOBS. With 2019 plans in place to expand the Outward Bound mission, our team is growing!
If you believe in changing lives through challenge and discovery, consider joining our dedicated group of professionals who are working to grow the number of students we serve - from the middle school years all the way to the corporate boardroom years.
Year-round Administrative Positions
We are accepting applications for several new full-time positions. To apply, download the job description and follow the application instructions.
The Director of Education and Innovation will lead the development, design and sales of a full portfolio of Hurricane Island Outward Bound School educational products for a broad spectrum of potential group and individual clients.
The Educational Advancement Manager is responsible for sales and marketing support for all educational programs offered by the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School.
The Development & Campaign Coordinator splits time evenly between the Development Team and Capital Campaign. This individual supports the Development team in all areas of its fundraising efforts.
The Staffing Director is essential in assuring the quality and safety of all Hurricane Island Outward Bound School courses by developing and executing a 5 year rolling strategic staffing plan which ensures that HIOBS has the ability to meet its programming requirements with highly trained, motivated educators.
The Staffing Coordinator is essential in assuring the quality and safety of all Hurricane Island Outward Bound School courses. This person will work in tandem with the Staffing Director and Business Director in Camden.
Course Adviser & Program Coordinator Position, Admissions Department
The course adviser and program coordinator will work in our admissions department. The primary focus of this role will be shepherding students and families through a student-centered admissions process, as well as working with our custom program clients to fine-tune program design and coordinate client communications. Good candidates will naturally enjoy communicating with people of all ages and working collaboratively to improve systems. For details about the position, download the job description, Course Advisor and Program Coordinator.
Send a Resume and Cover Letter to Mish Sommers by email at email@example.com, highlighting your administrative super-powers, the depth of your course/field knowledge and your ability to communicate positively with a wide range of clients. Deadline for applications is January 18th. The intended starting date for this position is February 4th, 2019.
Seasonal Summer Positions
We are accepting applications for these seasonal positions. To apply, download the job description and follow the application instructions.
The Base Site Manager (2 positions, one at each Maine basecamp) works as part of the basecamp leadership team to deliver exceptional management, support, and resources for our courses, students, and staff, including base facilities and housing.
The Climbing Specialist's primary responsibilities include developing climbing training curriculum, teaching staff training, assessing staff competence at managing climbing sites, teaching rock climbing and ropes course days as a Site Manager, maintenance of climbing equipment and sites, assisting Director of Operations with purchasing equipment and future budget planning.
The Resident Course Director (2 positions, one at each basecamp) works as a part of the basecamp leadership team to deliver exceptional management, support, and resources for HIOBS courses, students, and staff.
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Field Media Correspondent Interns
Summer field media correspondent interns assist the marketing department with creating, coordinating and organizing images, videos and communications from the field. In this role, the interns assist with documenting the course experience for students and their families, as well as develop compelling communications for prospective students to better understand the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School experience.
Interns are comfortable getting themselves around in the wilderness, can shrug off what others would call "bad weather", are down with sleeping in simple cabins or under the stars, and embrace the technologies used to edit and share media. One intern will live at Wheeler Bay to support the sea-based program, and one at our Newry Mountain Center to support the land-based program. Applicants must be available to work from May 31st - August 30, 2019. Food, lodging and modest stipend are provided.
To apply, download the job description and follow the application instructions