How to Apply

Application window

We have begun accepting applications and interviewing for summer 2023. We encourage candidates to submit their resumes and applications promptly. We will have

The thing I like most about my AT experience is feeling cared for by the community, and that the job is purposeful and impactful on people’s lives. I am most proud of saying “yes” to joining AT. – Jordan Carr

How to apply

Middle and high school summer programs

If you meet our qualifications, please email a brief introduction with your resume to

Leadership Adventure Semester gap programs

If you meet our qualifications, please email a brief introduction, your resume, and answers to the questions below to

  1. Why do you want to be a part of Adventure Treks’ Leadership Adventure Semester gap program?
  2. How will you teach and build community with college-aged students? Please incorporate any relevant experience.

Application process

Once we receive your resume, we will email qualified candidates a link to our staff application. After we have received your completed application, we can begin our thorough interview process, which includes three interviews with directors to ensure that we are a good match for each other. We will also check three to four professional references and perform a full background check.

This hiring process is time-intensive, but we have found it to be the best way to create the best instructor teams possible. Most instructor applicants are impressed with the thoroughness of our interview process.

Application deadlines

Adventure Treks will have three application deadlines throughout the year:

  • December 15
  • February 15
  • April 15

Applications will be considered until we are fully staffed, so we encourage you to reach out after April 15 about any remaining opportunities.

Important dates

Dates will be posted in fall 2022.

*There are limited spots available for shorter contracts; please let us know if you have scheduling constraints. 

6 tips for preparing for your interview

  1. Review our job description and your strengths. You not only want to be informed about what we’re looking for, but also how you meet our requirements.
  2. Research us to understand our mission, culture, and what we do.
  3. Think through and rehearse your responses to common interview questions.
  4. Prepare a few questions to show your interest and engagement in being an instructor.
  5. Be on time and communicate. Let us know as soon as possible if there is a conflict in your schedule, if you’re running late, or if are no longer interested in interviewing.
  6. Look and sound professional. Two interviews are typically over the phone, and one is over Google Meet.


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at

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