Aspiro is the pioneer of Wilderness Adventure Therapy offering short-term, intermediate treatment options for teenagers and young adults. Our intensive outdoor treatment program is residential in nature providing multidisciplinary treatment solutions that are safe, effective, and clinically sophisticated.

Learn more about Aspiro at www.aspiroadventure.com.


Field Guide

Department: Field

Reports to: Associate Field Directors

Position Overview:
The Field Instructor is responsible for managing the daily activities of an adolescent or adult group participating in a therapeutic wilderness program.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain line of sight of students at all times
  • Maintain the physical and emotional safety of the group at all times
  • Strive to meet students’ therapeutic outcomes as directed by the student’s primary therapist
  • Follow state regulations as outlined in the UT OL Code of Conduct and Clients Rights
  • Follow all Policies and Procedures as outlined in the Aspiro Policy and Procedure Manual and Supplemental Forms
  • Follow all Land Use regulations as specified in permits and state or federal law
  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner in accordance with state regulations; including medication administration records, student progress reports, incident reports, weekly summaries, etc.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Attend all required staff trainings
  • Attend In-service training on the first day of shift
  • Attend weekly debrief at the conclusion of shift
  • Help maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of Aspiro properties and buildings
  • Inspect and maintain Aspiro gear and equipment as directed by the Logistics Department and follow the manufacturers recommendations for equipment
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Associate Filed Directors

Leadership and/or Supervisory Duties:

  • Supervision of students on an eight-day wilderness expedition.

Certifications/Qualifications:

  • 48 Field days outdoor youth program experience or comparable experience
  • CPR Certification
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Completed initial 80-hour staff training outlined in Utah Administrative Code R501-8-8
  • Attend all Aspiro Adventure Curriculum trainings
  • Background check through the State of Utah (BCI)
  • Driver’s License
  • Driver’s Record
  • Successfully pass a drug screening

Physical Requirements of Job:

  • Hiking long distances
  • Climbing/rock repelling
  • Mountain biking
  • Snow skiing
  • Lifting 50 LBS or more backpack
  • Driving a 15-passenger van
  • Extreme Heat or Cold
  • Stress on Knees / Joints and Ankles
  • Be able to use our physical restraint system “Aegis” to ensure student safety

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum Age Requirement:

  • All Field Instructors must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Compensation:

  • Commensurate on experience

To find out more or to apply:
https://aspiroadventure.com/about-us/employment/


Logistics Coordinator

Mt. Pleasant

Commitment: Two years minimum

Tentative Start Dates: Training begins Aug 4, assume full-time role Sept 10

Expected Work Load: Average of 40-60 hours/week

Pay: salary to be discussed

Job Description: The Logistics Coordinator works to create more effective and efficient systems to better support the many Field Department needs. This position functions as a support role to the Logistics Director and Field Leadership Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be present in Mount Pleasant each week by Sunday at 3 p.m. till Tuesday afternoon.
  • Field-House & Base-Camp Facilities Maintenance:
    • Building repairs
      • Coordinate contractors where necessary
      • Coordinate off-shift Guide opportunities and Injured Guide opportunities
    • Building Development
      • Additions/and remodel
  • Motor Pool
    • Vehicles:
      • Maintenance scheduling
    • Trailer:
      • Maintenance scheduling
  • Weekly itinerary vehicle assignment
  • Itinerary support:
  • Gear/equipment inventory and oversight
    • Aspiro issued
      • Ropes / Water / Snow / bike / Social Awareness
  • Resupply
    • Weekly facilitation from Sunday afternoon – Tuesday afternoon
  • Supply closet
    • Inventory
    • Issue / re-issue
    • Organization
  • Lost and found room
    • Inventory
    • Issue /re-issue
    • Organization

Other Duties:

  • Pro-deal acquisition
    • Ropes / water / snow / Bike
    • Tradeshow/gear advancement awareness etc
  • Be available for:
    • Emergency Response including the likelihood for multi night group support
    • A Call-In rotation every 4-6 weeks
  • Assist with logistics, transports, and other office duties as needed

Job Requirements:
Must meet Field Guide requirements, as well as the following:

  • Minimum of 8 month’s on trial field experience
  • 1 – 2 years relevant experience
  • 25+ years old
  • Solution focused
  • Team player
  • Able to provide relevant, concise feedback
  • Developed interpersonal communication abilities
  • Advanced motivational interviewing capabilities
  • Strong capacity for leadership as well as collaboration within a group
  • Must take initiative and have strong follow-through

*NOTE: This list is not comprehensive. Responsibilities are subject to change based upon Aspiro’s ever-evolving needs.

We expect all employees to actively live The Agreement.

Please email resumes and references to Joe Nagle at jnagle@aspiroadventure.com

About Aspiro
With treatment-specific programs located in Utah and Costa Rica, Aspiro’s mission is to be the most clinically-advanced outdoor behavioral health program in the world, providing safe, dynamic, highly effective treatment modalities that are backed by empirical research. Aspiro Wilderness Adventure Therapy is a short-term wilderness program serving adolescents ages 13-17 and young adults ages 18-28 with varying degrees of social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.