High Sierra Program Manager

Website Outward Bound California

Change lives with challenge and discovery

The Program Manager is a role model and mentor within the High Sierra community, providing daily leadership, administrative support, and management of the High Sierra basecamp and programming (multi-day backpacking and rock climbing expeditions for youth). Responsibilities include supervising courses and field staff, ensuring quality training, programming, and community building, and some administrative duties. The Program Manager reports to the High Sierra Program Director and works in collaboration with other High Sierra Program Admin Staff.

Compensation & Schedule

  • This is an exempt, seasonal salaried position of approximately 6 months of full-time work, tentatively scheduled April 1st – Sept 30th
  • Monthly salary range starting from $3,500 – $3,800, depending on experience


  • Rustic housing is provided with access to communal bathrooms and kitchen. Food is also provided during the season
  • OBCA offers a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance with employer contribution, PTO, long-term disability and life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), and 401(k) plan after 1 year from start date
  • Pro Deal, the opportunity to purchase outdoor gear at discounted rates

To apply for this job please visit outwardboundcalifornia.org.

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