Field Instructor Trainee -WI

19 Aug 2023

Field InstructorSalary range: $49,000 - $55,000New Vision Wilderness (NVW), located in Medford, Wisconsin, is the premiere wilderness therapy intervention for struggling teens, pre-teens, and their families. With our relational approach and unique programming, NVW is the home of cutting-edge trauma-informed care & wilderness intervention. Located in the beautiful Midwest, staff who work in the Northwoods will love experiencing all four seasons in the natural setting of the pristine outdoors while also having access to trending cities like Saint Paul and Minneapolis, MN and Madison, WI. Why NVW?

Opportunity to become an expert in the field of healing trauma and attachment

strong culture of empathy, service, trusting relationships, growth, and results

Canine therapy is integrated into treatment

Extensive learning opportunities for personal and professional growth

Work with adolescent and pre-teen population

Live and work in a scenic area that experiences all four seasons

Access to endless outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, climbing, and more

Opportunities for advancement in a growing family of programs

Collaboration opportunities with other leading Mental Health Programs

We are not a behavior modification program

Great compensation based on experience

Excellent benefits package

This is a unique out-of-doors location in Medford, Wisconsin, where the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's Northwoods. For many, our location is a vacation destination, but you will LIVE here!

Our program serves pre-teens and adolescents.

We specialize in treating mental health struggles associated with developmental trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, and addiction.

New Vision Wilderness is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to enriching the therapeutic and healing experience through the diversity of its employees and community. New Vision Wilderness Therapy seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse staff who will contribute to the organization's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. At New Vision Wilderness, we are deeply committed to the safety of our staff and students, which is why we seek out 3rd party oversight and accreditation to hold our program accountable to giving trauma responsive care. We are accredited by: the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, The Joint Commission, Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council, and Cognia. We also engage in regular safety review assessments to ensure we are providing safe, quality treatment for the students in our care. Our standard of care subscribes to a "build up the student" method, providing for their needs, developing trusting relationships, and healing the family unit.

Wilderness Instructor teams (typically 2-3 staff members) will work with groups of 8-9 students for a week at a time maintaining the Safety, Structure, and Supervision of all students in program.

Instructors are encouraged to "get in the mud" and engage in the games and activities with the students,

The Field Team works closely with the therapeutic and experiential teams to assist with the students' relational and therapeutic growth and desired treatment outcomes.

Qualified applicants will have either a bachelor's degree or have experience working with youth in an outdoor, educational, or mental health setting.

Must possess a current first aid and CPR certification or obtain within 30 days of employment.

Ability to pass a state background check.

Able to commit to an 8-day on (24 hours)/6-day off schedule, Tuesday through Tuesday schedule

Must be 21 years of age

Must be authorized to work in the United States

Competitive salary - first year $50,000

Benefits Program that includes medical insurance with a generous company contribution towards a high deductible plan, dental insurance, vision insurance, voluntary life and AD&D insurance, long-term disability, 401K with company matching, and paid maternity leave.

Company Paid Time Off, Holiday Bonus, Referral Bonus Program.

Bonus Pay for Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certified.

Join a team of nationally recognized industry leaders who provide you with a framework of training, support, and long-term advancement opportunities.

Access to endless outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, climbing, and more!

Shared Staff Housing Available: Collaborative Living Space for Team Members

Requisition ID: 2023-3643 External Company URL: Street: 133 W State St

  • ID: #50242392
  • State: Oregon Medford-ashland 97501 Medford-ashland USA
  • City: Medford-ashland
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-19
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera