We are seeking a few co-leaders to support our trip leaders on Shoestring Adventures weekend camping and backpacking trips.
This is an opportunity to attend a Shoestring Adventure for no cost. In exchange, you will act as an extra set of hands and support for the trip leader.
- Support trip leader to guide groups of 5-10 campers on weekend-long camping and backpacking adventures in Southern California
- Be a Shoestring Adventures ambassador and bring to life our values and culture
- Be first to wake and help trip leader prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 12 people
- Be the sweep on hikes, supporting the back of the pack and keeping everyone positively motivated
- Assist with unpacking and packing gear at the campground
- Drive personal vehicle to/from trip locations
- Co-lead at least one trip in 2016. You may have a full-time job with flexibility to take Friday off. Check out our schedule of upcoming trips.
- Outdoor knowledge with front- and backcountry experience
- Willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
- Friendly, positive, upbeat
- You must own a reliable vehicle
- Live in or near Los Angeles
- Shoestring Adventures alumni
- You’ll get a FREE ticket to attend the Shoestring Adventures trip as co-leader (Volunteer-based position)
- You’ll get hands-on experience and training, working directly with a Shoestring Adventures guide and campers!
- You’ll be well suited to potentially become a Shoestring Adventure guide in 2017
- Gear discounts and access to free swag on an as-available basis
- Discount to share with your friends and family to participate on weekend trips
Please complete the Trip Co-Leader Application below to receive more information about this exciting opportunity!