Based in the Skagit Valley town of Sedro-Woolley, North Cascades Institute has an exemplary staff working in the office as well as the field. Staff turnover is low, though as permanent and seasonal positions become available, we will post them below. Of course, we always enjoy learning about new people, so please introduce yourself via a resume and a letter describing your skills and interests. We keep resumes on file for one year. Internship listings at www.ncascades.org/internships.

Naturalist Educator and Tour Guide

North Cascades Institute seeks a qualified, enthusiastic individual to become a Naturalist Tour Guide, and part of our education team. Based out of the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center in North Cascades National Park (Diablo, Washington), this position will span nine months, and have two distinct roles. During the spring and fall seasons, the Naturalist Tour Guide will teach in our Mountain School program, and for the summer season, will serve as a guide for the Skagit Tours program as well as an instructor for other educational programming at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. The Learning Center is located in the beautiful North Cascades National Park near Diablo, WA and is approximately 20 miles from the nearest gas station and post office, 60 miles from towns with full amenities.

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Youth Leadership Adventures Apprenticeship

This is a Field-based apprenticeship, with primary responsibility to assist the Youth Leadership Coordinator and other program staff in ensuring Youth Leadership programming fulfills the educational mission of the Institute. Attend all trainings, assist with spring program prep as available, and assist two 8-day and one 16-day Youth Leadership Adventures field courses. Complete pre-trip student contacts, provide logistical support to other programs when needed, and follow-up with students to strengthen Youth Leadership opportunities. There are two Apprentice positions available.

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