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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Colorado Mountain Club.


Current Openings


Youth Education Intern

Youth Education Intern - Winter 

Position Qualifications 

  • Experience in natural science or related field.
  • Experience working in outdoor hiking, climbing programs and winter recreation.
  • Experience teaching youth from diverse backgrounds in environmental education and/or adventure education. 
  • Sense of humor, ability to relate to school-age children and adults of all backgrounds; including class room behavior management.
  • Self-directed, innovative thinker.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill

Position Responsibilities 

  • Assistant Instruction rock climbing at the indoor wall at the American Mountaineering Center with youth.
  • Assistant Instructor for outdoor winter snowshoe hikes.
  • Instruct curriculum for the Youth Education Program (YEP) Activities are primarily indoors and experiential, using models, props, games, and other hands-on teaching methods. Participants are children in grades K-12, and adult chaperones.  Typically instruction will occur in groups of 20 people or less.  
  • Facilitate a positive, fun learning environment through appropriate classroom behavior management, language and teaching methods.
  • Prepare activities, materials, and equipment for programs as needed.  Clean-up program areas.
  • Provide curriculum feedback and ideas to the YEP program design team.
  • Assist with general office Administration tasks for the YEP program


  • Two- Three days a week during December 1 - Feb 29
  • Typical work day is 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Classes may vary from 4- 8 hours/day
  • This is an unpaid internship
  • Pro-deals and a fun atmosphere and outdoor work.
  • Ability to provide own transport to the American Mountaineering center in Golden, CO.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 15th 2015

Submit a resume and a cover letter with your goals and expectations of the position via email to