Blue Fire Wilderness Therapy Employment Opportunities

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BlueFire Wilderness Therapy is a premier wilderness therapy program for troubled teens and teens struggling with emotional, social, and behavioral challenges. We utilize a comprehensive approach to teen treatment based on research and decades of experience. Teens ages 11 – 17 receive a leading and comprehensive adventure experience that can help them – and help the entire family.


Milieu Therapist

Location: Southern Idaho

Requirements to Apply:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following or related fields; Social Work; Mental Health Counseling; Psychology; Psychiatry; Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Currently licensed to work as a therapist OR working toward licensure
  • Passionate about changing lives and inspiring personal growth.
  • 21 years or older
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • Comfortable in all types of weather and outdoor settings

Summary

Our Milieu Therapists work a Tuesday – Saturday schedule. They are assigned to a group(s) of clients. The Milieu works directly under a Primary therapist. They work together to ensure clients’ personal growth and success. Our therapists facilitate group and individual sessions each week as well as join our clients during weekly equine therapy and adventure activities.

Benefits

Milieu Therapists are also offered the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance with EAP Benefits
  • PTO (Starting at 3 weeks per year)
  • 401k
  • Milieu Bonuses
  • Phone and Vehicle stipends

To apply please visit our website, bluefirewilderness.com

You can find our online application in the About Us > Careers tab.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add to or change the duties and responsibilities at any time.


Wilderness Field Instructor

Location: Southern Idaho

Requirements to Apply:

  • Love of the outdoors in all seasons!
  • Passionate about changing lives and inspiring personal growth.
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Able to pass a drug screen and pre-employment physical
  • Able to pass a criminal background check

Summary

Field Instructors work a 2 week on, 2 weeks off shift. Our Instructors live in the field and work directly with a group of clients during their two-week shift. They are responsible for the group’s medication distribution, overseeing meal preparation, leading daily group rituals, and the overall well-being of our clients. They also assist with teaching our clients primitive living skills, how to use their gear and equipment, completing their curriculum, and how they can be a contributing group member in order for successful growth in the program.   

Compensation & Benefits

Our Field Instructor professional growth model is unique and inspires employees to grow as a Field Instructor and an overall person. Instructors start off at a base pay. As they go through their first two shifts, they are mentored by the group’s Head Instructor. After completing a Professional Development Workbook and being evaluated by fellow staff, Instructors can advance to the next level. There are several different levels of Field Instructors ranging from “Assistant” to “Sage”.  Apart from certain time frames, instructors have a lot of autonomy in their professional growth and in turn, their salary.

Field Instructors are also offered the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance with EAP Benefits
  • WFR or other relevant training
  • PTO (Once eligible)
  • 401k (Once eligible)

To apply please visit our website, bluefirewilderness.com

You can find our online application in the About Us > Careers tab.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add to or change the duties and responsibilities at any time.


Admissions/Marketing Counselor

Location: Remote

Requirements to Apply:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in marketing or admissions and / or field experience in Wilderness Therapy
  • Passionate about changing lives and helping families
  • 21 years or older
  • Able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen

Summary

Our Admissions and Marketing Counselor is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with families, education consultants, therapists, programs, etc. They ensure the program components and philosophy are communicated to potential clients, families, and referral sources. Travel will be required once it is safe to do so.

Benefits

Admissions/Marketing Counselors are also offered the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance with EAP Benefits
  • PTO (Starting at 3 weeks per year)
  • 401k
  • Potential admissions bonuses
  • Monthly phone stipend

To apply please visit our website, bluefirewilderness.com

You can find our online application in the About Us > Careers tab.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add to or change the duties and responsibilities at any time.