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Backpacking With Outward Bound

Students on an Outward Bound Wilderness course travel slowly through the Sierra Nevada range.

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Hiring: VOBS TX PD

Outward BoundKnow someone who wants to work in the Rio? Perhaps yourself? Outward Bound is hiring a Texas Program Director!

Below is the job announcement summary from the Voyaguer Outward Bound School (VOBS). A link to the full job description is attached.

 


Position: Texas Program Director

Location: Redford, TX

Reports To: Director of Open Enrollment and Safety

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Date Updated: March, 2017

SUMMARY

Voyageur Outward Bound School (VOBS) is a charter of Outward Bound USA, the

leading provider of experiential and outdoor education for youth and adults.

VOBS reaches over 2,000 students annually and has been serving its mission –

changing lives through challenge and discovery – for over 50 years. At VOBS we

provide experiences that challenge an individual’s own perception of what is

possible, offering everything from multi week expeditions to single day programs.

We have consistently offered Veteran expeditions, courses for youth and young

adults as well as adults and families. Currently, we operate programs at our

basecamp near Ely, called Homeplace, in the Twin Cities and in Texas.

At VOBS, we put a high priority on developing our staff and running a strong

organization and we’re proud to have recently been named one of the 100 Best

places to work by Outside magazine.

The Texas Program Director oversees all of VOBS’ operations in Texas; oversees

the safety and quality of all Rio Grande Outward Bound courses, and manages the

Texas basecamp. Primary responsibilities include hiring, training, management,

and retention of a high quality Rio Grande staff and implement Texas program

plan.

The Texas PD will set the standard for excellence and expectations, inspire and

mentor staff, and will exemplify our mission and core values to staff and to the Rio

community.

Please see the full job description here.

Rio

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on 4/27/17
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