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As a small, owner-directed wilderness program, Soltreks, Inc. seeks to provide customized wilderness experiences that meet the needs of each sitephoto1individual and their family. Program options include One-on-One Treks, Young Adult Program and Specialty Treks/Adult Program. The small group treks offer an instructor to student ratio of 1:3. Program areas include northern Minnesota in the spring/summer/fall and Florida, Alabama and New Mexico in the winter and early spring. Seasonal activities may include backpacking, sea kayaking and canoeing.

Working with Soltreks, Inc. would offer an opportunity to share your skills, experience and who you are with young adults who need structure, boundaries, mentoring and support. Look no further for an opportunity to work with a quality company whose owners involved; who maintain a high level of involvement in the student experience and offer support to instructors.

Please forward resume and completed application (application can be downloaded above) to Soltreks, Inc., 2346 Highway #3, Two Harbors, MN 55616 Attn: Doug Sabo, or email us.

Current Seasonal Positions

Wilderness Instructors (WI) and Wilderness Therapist Guide (WTG)

Location: Minnesota, New Mexico, Alabama & Florida

Description: Responsibilities include the planning, preparation, and delivery of a wilderness program. Teach a variety of outdoor living skills; facilitate emotional growth learning by teaching effective communication, problem solving, and relationship building, and safety skills; Documentation of student progress; Works as a team with director and staff to deliver student program goals.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred for WI; Master’s degree preferred for WTG. A high level of independent judgment, initiative, flexibility, and problem-solving skills required; ability to engage students in a variety of adventure activities, experience in technical skills of trek area, solid wilderness ethics, and strong skills in group and individual counseling, commitment to own personal growth, self-motivated, flexible, team player. Physical fitness level adequate to perform field duties as needed: hiking and carrying up to 45 lbs.; CPR, WFR, or WEMT required. Lifeguard or WSI desired. Current driver’s license required.

Please forward resume and completed application (application can be downloaded above) to Soltreks, Inc., 2346 Highway #3, Two Harbors, MN 55616 Attn: Doug Sabo, or email us.


Logistical Support

Location: Minnesota

Responsibilities: Support field crews, transports students and re-supplies field with gear/food; assists with gear inventory and care, occasional overnights and student supervision. Attend instructor and logistics training.

Qualifications: Organizational skills, commitment to youth, familiar with wilderness gear, First Aid and CPR certifications, van/trailer driving experience, excellent driving record, and attention to detail, flexible.

Please forward resume and completed application (application can be downloaded above) to Soltreks, Inc., 2346 Highway #3, Two Harbors, MN 55616 Attn: Doug Sabo, or email us.