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NYC Outward Bound Schools is Hiring

Join our team and help provide New York City’s public school students with equitable, immersive and joyful learning opportunities. We are looking for dynamic, driven educators, nonprofit experts, and outdoor education enthusiasts who are committed to disrupting systems that historically and currently harm students and schools, so that all students can reach their full potential.

Vice President of Finance & Operations


Outdoor Adventure Course Director


Logistics Coordinator



Outdoor Adventure Lead Instructor


(Aug 26-Dec 20, 2024)

Outdoor Adventure Instructor


(Aug 26-Dec 20, 2024)

Outdoor Adventure Instructor (Per Diem)


(Aug 26-Dec 20, 2024)

Our Hiring Process

  1. Application: Submit your resume and cover letter via our application portal.
  2. Introductory Phone Interview: speak with a recruiter to learn more about the role and ensure that you and NYC Outward Bound Schools are a good fit.
  3. Job-Related Task: A small assignment that will give you a taste of the work you’ll be doing. (Varies by role)
  4. Panel interview with hiring committee: We’ll host you at our office for an in-person interview with the hiring committee.

NYC Outward Bound Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Our Culture

We are committed to being an antiracist organization that promotes diversity, mutual respect, openness, and trust where we feel safe to openly share our work, dialogue on our practice, and where we are empowered to serve our students to the very best of our ability.  We aspire to create a safe and supportive organizational culture that promotes our core values of community, courage, equity, integrity and learning. We embody a growth mindset by focusing on the process of achieving our goals while consistently seeking opportunities for improvement — and we operate with one unifying motto: “We are crew, not passengers.”

Our Schools are Hiring!

Interested in working in one of our partner schools? Check out open positions by clicking below. Please note: each school has its own individual hiring process. For additional information about open positions and the hiring process, please reach out to the school directly.

Employee Benefits

NYC Outward Bound Schools offers eligible staff members an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

Staff members receive a competitive salary commensurate with their education and experience; medical, dental, and vision insurance with a considerable employer contribution (ranging from 80%-100% of the total cost), generous PTO and Sick Days, an employer-funded Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) account, an optional Flexible Spending Account (FSA), commuter benefits, employer paid Life Insurance, a 403(b) retirement savings plan with a 100% vested employer match after one year of service, and much more.

Paid Time Off

Dental Coverage

Commuter Benefits

Health Reimbursement

Medical Coverage

Retirement Plan

Vision Coverage

Flexible Spending Account

Life Insurance

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