Lead Backpacking and Mountaineering Instructor (LMI) with Montana Wilderness School

REPORTS TO: Program Director and Expedition Wrangler

POSITION OVERVIEW: Individuals interested in joining the MWS field staff. Should possess experience
leading multi-day wilderness-based courses. MWS seeks field staff that are experienced in outdoor education,
committed to conservation, and that possess high quality, individual and group facilitation skills. Ideal candidates for MWS field staff have comprehensive personal and/or institutional climbing, mountaineering and backpacking experience.

Instructors will be contracted to instruct at least 2 of the 4 backpacking and mountaineering expeditions:
-21-day backpacking and mountaineering expedition: June 18 –July 8, 2018
-11-day backpacking and mountaineering expedition: July 14–24, 2018
-15-day backpacking and mountaineering expedition: July 29 – August 12, 2018
-10-day backpacking expedition: August 4 – 13th, 2018

In addition, each expedition will have 2 paid preparation days and a potential additional half-day debrief,
depending on expedition schedule, in addition to 12 days of paid staff training compensated at $50/day.

MWS does not have a basecamp or provide housing. Staff will need to provide their own lodging when not preparing to work in the field.

Find out more and apply through SUCCESS, Job ID: 22073.

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