How to Apply
We will begin accepting applications for 2022 in October 2021. We encourage candidates to submit their resumes and applications promptly.
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, 3-season AT instructor
How to apply
Middle and high school summer programs
Leadership Adventure Semester gap programs
- Why do you want to be a part of Adventure Treks’ Leadership Adventure Semester gap program?
- How will you teach and build community with college-aged students? Please incorporate any relevant experience.
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 two to three interviews to ensure that we are a good match for each other. We will also check three to four professional references and perform a 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.
- The summer season begins with our mandatory staff orientation on June 9, 2022, in Battle Ground, WA, and summer contracts end August 15, 2022, also in Battle Ground.*
- Spring LAS employment dates: February 20, 2022, to May 17, 2022
- Summer LAS employment dates: June 2, 2022, to August 15, 2022
- Fall LAS employment dates: August 29, 2022, to November 24, 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
- 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.
- Research us to understand our mission, culture, and what we do.
- Think through and rehearse your responses to common interview questions.
- Prepare a few questions to show your interest and engagement in being an instructor.
- 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.
- Look and sound professional. One to two interviews are over the phone, and one is over Skype.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.