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Outdoor Mentor

Chaffee, Colorado, USA
$16 USD hourly
The Outdoor Mentor will work to support the Program Coordinator and Executive Director in providing high-quality outdoor programming and experiential learning for young womxn grades 6 - 12.

All staff roles at elevateHER are multi-faceted. We expect our staff to behave ethically, be reliable, build relationships, communicate
effectively, apply creativity and innovation to problem solving, foster teamwork, make well-informed decisions, and be well

Typical outdoor programming activities may include but are not limited to: rock climbing, rafting, hiking, mountain biking,
backpacking, and overnight trips. elevateHER also integrates soft skill building into all activities.

These include empathy, compassion, communication, organization, and problem-solving. elevateHER also focuses on building each participant's leadership and resilience with a goal for all graduates to have gained outdoor industry employability skills.

Areas of Responsibility

● Aid in planning and delivery of elevateHER programs and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the
● Ensure program activities and participants operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
● Help to identify and evaluate the risks associated with outdoor program activities and take appropriate action to mitigate
identified risks.
● Assist the Program Coordinator in implementing leadership and wellness Curriculum.
● Mentor program participants and build strong, healthy relationships with each girl based on mutual trust and respect.
●Be a liaison to guardians of program participants and be willing to answer questions regarding program scheduling and logistics.
● Interest in sharing your passion for the outdoors with youth.
● High School Diploma or GED.
●Experience (personal or professional) in the outdoors.
● Current First Aid/CPR certification or higher.
● Valid Driver’s License, clean driving history and willingness to drive our 15 passenger van.
● Excellent communication and organization skills.
● Ability to make decisions in a stressful or fast paced environment.
● Ability to multitask, solve problems through critical thinking, and work with a team.
● Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly.
● Flexible and able to adapt to changing schedules and circumstances.
● Brings a professional and positive attitude to the job each day.
● Passionate about empowering young women and empathetic toward a
variety of home circumstances.


Friday and Saturday’s - approximately 12-20 hours per week


Our basecamp is located in Nathrop but we travel all over Chaffee
County, surrounding areas and occasionally across Colorado.


$16.50 per hour base. Annual increase for retention and related
earned certifications (SPI, WFR, etc).

How to Apply

Interested candidates should contact Executive Director Daniela
Wohlwend at daniela@elevateherco.org

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