We will only be responding to those whom we wish to interview. Please keep in mind that we are a small company and we’re still growing. If hired, you will be an employee, not a contractor. This is not full-time employment. Employment is not guaranteed for the year. Assignments will be intermittent and sporadic.
A note about our work culture: We are a virtual team scattered throughout the United States. If you are invited to join our team:
- You MUST be comfortable with communications via Slack and email.
- You must also have a natural tendency to take initiative and get things done.
- You must understand and work well in a start-up culture, which means you could be wearing a lot of hats and taking on a variety of responsibilities.
- Lastly, TEAMWORK really does matter and you must be willing to pitch-in, take responsibility for your actions, and be willing to hold yourself accountable to the rest of the team.
Please read this section carefully before submitting your resume to ensure that you meet all of the following criteria. Building a company is personal, emotional, and ultimately reflects the people who bring the idea to life. Our brand is built around our relationship with our customers. Our culture is our brand and the only thing we own is our ability to work hard every day to earn a place in the hearts of our followers and supporters. Our brand is what people think of us. Our culture is our brand. That is priceless.
Energetic, Adventure People-focused, and a hardworking person with a love for people, the outdoors, and growing with us.
EXCITED & MOTIVATED
Excited about guiding our tribe of unruly Adventure People and motivated in what you do.
A leader who is dedicated to ensuring that your group has an amazing experience. You must be capable of empathy, teaching, understanding of group dynamics, facilitating, coaching through challenges, effective communicator, aware of self and group needs, and a sense of humor.
Confident organizing large groups, detail-oriented, and competent working independently and remotely. Experience with logistics and details of trip planning is a must.
Interpersonal skills and knowledge of group dynamics is important to ensure the group as a whole has an epic adventure filled with growth, bonding, and fun. Guides will have the ability to know when it is appropriate to pull a traveler aside for a private talk, give them some personal, quiet time, or even dismiss an individual from the trip.
DECISIVE AND CALM
There will be highly unpredictable environments and circumstances. Adventure People are often at the mercy of the weather and group dynamics. Guides must be able to proactively solve problems and make quick decisions in a professional manner with limited support while maintaining an exceptional experience for Adventure People.
Genuinely want the Adventure People experience to be the best it can be.
AN ENGAGING PUBLIC SPEAKER
Strong, enthusiastic, and a cheerleader for the brand while engaging with people with wit and charm.
EXPERIENCED IN THE OUTDOORS
Verifiable skills including first aid, crisis response, trip plan execution, risk management, nutrition, cooking, meal planning, camp setup, Leave No Trace, safety, etc.
Must meet the demands of the role. Not only do Adventure People Guides participate in all activities, but they are often the first awake, last to bed, hiking extra miles, hauling gear, setting up camp, etc.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND COMPUTER SAVVY
Experience with Facebook and Instagram is essential.
A COMPETENT PHONE/CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHER
Basic knowledge of snapping a great picture (wipe off the lens, snap a horizontal picture, etc). Create specific Facebook albums to upload your good pictures and share them.
TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR ROLE AS AN ADVENTURE GUIDE
Share your unique personality and talents with Adventure People. Continue to develop and hone your skills as an Adventure People Guide through personal travel, research, and training.
MINIMIZE RISK AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
We build our tours and experiences around not just having great adventures, but also with safety in mind, as well as lessening the impact on our environment with our Commitment to Sustainable Travel.