NOW HIRING: Program Manager

Update: The Woods Project is no longer accepting applications for this position.

The Woods Project is looking for a Program Manager! The Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of club programs at school/partner organizations as well as various duties related to weekend camping trips, summer programs and gear management.  Responsibilities include:

Club Program Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train and supervise instructors
  • Curriculum development
  • Instructor management, including periodic reviews and performance counseling
  • Facilitate/instruct one or more clubs, depending on availability
  • Maintain club records
  • Budget oversight pertaining to clubs

Supervision of two 9-month Fellows:

  • Hire, train and supervise fellows (One fellow focuses on Alumni & Volunteers. Second fellow focuses on Marketing & Communications.)

Program Related Responsibilities (in conjunction with TWP staff):

  • Work collaboratively to achieve TWP Mission
  • Maintain and deepen relationships with Partner Schools
  • Manage student and leader paperwork
  • Maintain data base and document/file storage systems
  • Facilitate student involvement in programs and events
  • Organize and lead weekend camping trips and summer program
  • Manage gear inventory, storage, packing and assess condition
  • Volunteer engagement
  • Work with TWP and School Partner teams
  • Maintain relationships with partner organizations, including: NOLS, WMI, POSSE as well as others
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualified applicants should:

  • Be a self-starter, independent and extremely reliable
  • Work effectively with others
  • Have 1-2 years of experience working with high school youth in some capacity such as with summer camps, nature centers, parks, other outdoor/nature-oriented programs, or schools
  • Love the outdoors/nature
  • Have experience camping/backpacking
  • Be ready and willing to earn the trust of a diverse group of underserved youth
  • Enjoy being in a mentor/leadership role
  • Be able to use technology effectively to achieve program goals
  • Be adaptable and have a good sense of humor for when things don’t go as planned.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus

Compensation: $33,000 – $37,000

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Brittany@thewoodsproject.org with “Program Manager” as the subject line.

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