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Wilderness Trip Leader

Seasonal Position

The Wilderness Trip Leader will spend 3-4 days per week leading backpacking and hiking trips in the Adirondack Forest Preserve. Along the way, the Trip Leader will teach Leave No Trace skills and ethics to the group. The Trip Leader is responsible for all trip logistics, managing risk, and group dynamics.

Location: Adirondak Loj & Heart Lake Program Center, Lake Placid, NY

Position Dates: June 1 to October 15; start/end dates negotiable

Compensation: $14.00 per hour; on-site housing available; paid sick time; Leave No Trace Trainer workshop; free ADK workshops, discounts on store merchandise and rental equipment.

Application Deadline: February 1

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