JOIN OUR TEAM

Thank you for your interest in working with Waypoint Adventure! We currently have openings for a Program Director and a Development and Communications Associate. We’re also always hiring for Per Diem Trip Leaders and taking applications for interns. Click on details of job below and follow steps to apply.

If there are no current job openings, you are still invited to submit a letter of interest and resume to info@nullwaypointadventure.org at any time.

Full-Time Program Coordinator

The job of the Program Coordinator is multifaceted. The PC is responsible for developing, coordinating, and running all aspects of Waypoint Adventure’s programming. Some programs take place on weekends and/or evenings. From the day-to-day work and throughout the year, the PC wears many different hats. It is integral to the job to be well organized, flexible, and creative. The PC is a trip leader/facilitator, event planner, educator, curriculum writer, trainer, and coach. This makes the job ever-changing and never boring. No matter which hat the PC is wearing, their job is to look out for the best interest of participants and to stay true to the mission of Waypoint Adventure. Along with the entire staff, the PC is continually working to move Waypoint toward a sustainable future as a leader in accessible, transformational, and experiential adventure education.

Part-Time Grant Writer / Development Coordinator

This position plays a major role in keeping the Development Team organized, aligned, and on track to achieve our fundraising goals. This role is a great opportunity for someone with previous grant writing and development experience who is extremely detail oriented and organized. Reporting to the Development Manager, the Grant Writer is responsible for the research, preparation, submission and tracking of grant proposals and reports and managing an annual grants calendar. This position requires exceptional attention to detail, the ability to multitask, a high level of organization, and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

Director of Development

Join Waypoint Adventure as their first Director of Development! Be part of Waypoint’s next chapter and help ensure that hundreds of youth and adults with disabilities flourish in life through Waypoint’s outdoor adventures. Waypoint Adventure was recently awarded a transformative gift. As Waypoint’s Development Director you can ensure this gift results in lasting benefit for Waypoint’s “adventurers” through building the strategic infrastructure that continues to attract investment in Waypoint’s unique model.

Communications Intern

Waypoint Adventure is looking for a Communications Intern with a focus on producing Social Media Content and Website Blogging. This person will be a succinct, clear, fun, and authentic writer. They will be creative, organized, and up to speed on the latest social media features of channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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Program Director

Join the Waypoint Adventure team at an exciting time of program expansion! The Program Director is a newly created senior leadership position which will oversee the growth of our adaptive adventure education programs and our experienced program team. The PD will work in partnership with the Education Director to reach our goal of sustainably increasing the number of adventure programs in 2024 and beyond. If you are an experienced outdoor leader and manager who is passionate about making adventure accessible to all, click below for full job description and how to apply.

Development and Communications Associate

Join the Waypoint Adventure team as an ambassador for our mission and a megaphone for our message! Waypoint Adventure is hiring for an associate to support and collaborate across a range of activities – including event planning, donor and grant administration, and content creation. If you are a storyteller, writer, and passionate about the mission of “access for all”, this is your opportunity to gain lots of hands-on experience in both communications and fundraising.

We're Always Taking Applications for Interns and Per Diem Facilitators

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Internship Program

Waypoint’s vision is to be an industry leader in the field of Adventure Education for people with disabilities. We’ve been facilitating programs since 2010 and since that time, we’ve been able to collaborate with fantastic organizations, researchers, outdoor professionals, schools, and students. We’re learning so much! Thank you to our Boston community partners, friends, and volunteers for growing and seasoning our beloved organization! The Waypoint Adventure Internship Program is one way we’re passing this knowledge along. Since we’ve opened our doors, we’ve had several talented individuals join us for a semester or season to take on roles in the fields of Adventure Education, Outdoor Facilitation, Special Education, Non-profit Management, Marketing, and Event Planning. We’re confident that each intern is walking away with a deeper, more dynamic grasp of the work-force and our related fields. In-turn, Waypoint has benefitted from each unique personality, facilitation style, organizational strategy, set of skills, and hard work. Thank you to all

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Be a Waypoint Trip Leader!

Do you have experience leading adventure trips like kayaking, hiking or rock climbing? Do you have or want experience working with people with disabilities? Have you been looking for an opportunity to use your adventure skills to positively impact people’s lives and earn a little extra money? We have the opportunity for you! In order to increase Waypoint’s ability to run more high quality adaptive adventure programs for people with disabilities, we’ve established a Per-Diem Trip Leader program. We’re looking for skilled and motivated adventure trip leaders to act as Per Diem Co-Leaders or Head Trip Leaders. For more information and steps to apply, click below. Job Description

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