Salt Lake Seasonal Trip Leader

Salt Lake Seasonal Trip Leader


Splore provides outdoor adventures throughout the state of Utah for people with disabilities and disadvantages. Splore’s Salt Lake programs include outdoor/indoor rock climbing, canoeing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and overnight trips. Trip Leaders must possess exceptional customer service, group facilitation, risk management, public speaking, and leadership skills.


Trip Leadership
• Lead trips, facilitate large and small groups, teach technical skills, and ensure risk management
• Supervise and mentor support staff, interns and volunteers on trips
• Assist in the development and execution of guide and volunteer trainings

Equipment & Vehicles
• Organize, maintain, and repair equipment
• Drive 15 passenger vans, large trucks and trailers

• Assist in trip planning and adaptations
• Assist with office projects.
• Assist with outreach and special events
• Give and receive feedback to co-workers and other staff



  •  Current Wilderness First Responder, WFR, (through WMI, WMA, or SOLO) and CPR certifications
  • 2 year of experience leading groups in an outdoor setting.
  • Able to commit to:
    - Winter season is January – April
    - Summer season is May– October
  • 25 years old with a current driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Experience working with people with disabilities (preferred)
  • Outgoing personality, ability to have fun and build rapport in a short period of time with a diverse groups of people
  • Excellent communication and facilitation abilities
  • Physical ability to participate in recreation activities for 5+ hours, including loading and unloading gear
  • Ability to work Saturdays and weekends
  • Ability to obtain Food Handlers Permit
  • Ability to obtain UT Guide License
  • Able to drive personal vehicle (Will be asked for Staff and gear transport on Climbing and Canoe Trips)
  • Technical Skills
    - Winter: Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing, prior experience in the last 4 years. Yurt or winter camping experience (preferred).
    - Summer: Climbing, Lead Climb 5.7 and knowledge of knots & anchors (preferred). Canoeing: Proficient paddler on flat and flat moving water and ability to read a river.


• $10 - $12 an hour, depending on experience.



  • Winter season is January – April
  • Summer season is April  – October



To apply fill out our employment application found here by the deadline dates below.

  • For winter position – October 30, 2017
  • For summer position – March 24 , 2017