Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

Help the Glacier Institute Use Outdoor Education to
Strengthen Connections to the Natural World

Below is a list of Glacier Institute positions open at this time. Please review the list below and let us know if you have any questions.

Position Title: Camp Chef
Reports to: Site Supervisor
Pay Rate: $16 - $20 / hour, depending on experience - Housing Included
Term:  Field Camp (April 24th, 2023 - October 8th, 2023)

The Camp Chef is responsible for all meals. We are looking for Camp Chef for our Field Camp Campus. This position will handle food ordering and meal preparation at their designated site. The Glacier Institute specializes in place-based, hands-on learning of the natural sciences and cultural history, and Camp Chefs are an integral part of ensuring that we achieve our mission.

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Position Title: Outdoor Education Specialist I
Reports to: Lead Educator
Pay Rate: $12 / hour plus compensation listed below
Term: Early Session (March 13th, 2023 - September 30th, 2023)
Late Session (May 1st, 2023 - September 30th, 2023)

Under the direction of the Lead Educators, the Outdoor Education Specialist I is responsible for the delivery of educational programming. Outdoor Education Specialists will lead educational hikes within Glacier National Park, as well as the surrounding Flathead National Forest. The Glacier Institute specializes in place-based, hands-on learning of the natural sciences and cultural history, and we strive to empower students of all ages.

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Position Title: Site Supervisor
Reports to: Director of Operations
Supervises: Kitchen Specialist, Camp Host
Pay Rate: $16 / hour plus compensation listed below
Term: Big Creek (February 27th, 2023 - October 1st, 2023)
Field Camp (April 17th, 2023 - October 1st, 2023)

Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Site Supervisor is responsible for all things at their assigned campus. We are looking for Site Supervisors for both our Field Camp (Adult) and Big Creek (Youth) Campuses. This position will be required to live onsite and handle the daily operations of their designated site. The Glacier Institute specializes in place-based, hands-on learning of the natural sciences and cultural history, and site supervisors are an integral part of ensuring that we achieve our mission.

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Position Title: Camp Host
Reports to: Site Supervisor
Pay Rate: $12 / hour plus compensation listed below
Term: Big Creek (June 12th, 2023 - August 15th, 2023)
Field Camp (June 12th, 2023 - September 18th, 2023)

The Camp Host is responsible for ensuring that their respective campus is ready and welcoming for all program participants. The Camp Host will often be the first person that overnight participants (youth or adult) meet and are the face of the Glacier Institute. We are hiring two Camp Hosts: one at Big Creek Outdoor Education Center (overnight youth education) and one at Field Camp (overnight adult education).

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Position Title: Big Creek Outdoor Education Intern
Reports to: Lead Educator
Pay Rate: $200 / month
Term: June 12th, 2023 - August 13th, 2023

Interns are at Big Creek for one main purpose - to grow as educators. Outdoor Education Interns play an essential role in the operation of The Glacier Institute’s Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, our youth campus. Interns gain a season of experience working with school groups and youth camps to empower students of all ages through place and science- based outdoor education.

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Contact: garrett@glacierinstitute.org