Job Descriptions

Trip Leader

At Zeal Adventure and Travel, we take great care in our selection of trip leaders. If you possess the following attributes, you might be perfect for the job!

Zeal Trip Leaders:

  • Have years of experience at a previous camp, program, or institution where they worked directly with teens.
  • Come highly recommended by their previous camp’s director(s).
  • Are at least 21 years old.
  • Are certified in Wilderness First Response or Wilderness First Aid. We provide the WFA certification course during staff training at no cost.
  • Have clean driving records and experience driving 12 or 15 passenger vans.
  • Are able to attend our week long extensive staff training.
  • Successfully pass criminal background and national sex offender checks.
  • Sustain high-level activity for 25 continuous days.
  • Hold degrees in education, marine science, languages, risk management, youth engagement, recreation management, psychology, development, and more.
  • Have led a teen travel program in the past.
  • Are certified in technical skills like SCUBA diving, ice climbing, rock climbing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, etc.