United States of America
Employment Type
Contract Length
3-6 Months


Job Qualifications

  • Able to work legally in the U.S.; meaning you are either a U.S. citizen or possess a working Visa or Green Card
  • Proficiency in Spanish for our Latin America semesters
  • Direct experience living, working or independently traveling in the region(s) for which you apply
  • Professional experience leading or facilitating groups (preferably with students age 17 – 22)
  • Experience successfully working with a co-leader
  • Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification or ability to complete the course pre-departure.
  • Valid Drivers License for our South Pacific, Hawai'i, and Italy & Greece semesters

Job Benefits

  • A competitive salary that increases each semester
  • Employer-matched 401k retirement plans
  • Access to professional development funds
  • Living/travel stipends between fall and spring semesters.
  • Travel insurance for the duration of the semester
  • All eligible accrued air miles
  • All standard program costs covered
  • Standard expenses paid during our leadership training
  • Travel stipends to and from Portland, Oregon.
  • The opportunity to make an impact and provide direction for young people!

Job Description

Overseas Educators travel with small groups of students for up to 3 months, assisting students in navigating cultures and countries, learning how to be responsible travelers, and in developing effective interpersonal and communication skills. They effectively provide support for students, explore and expand comfort zones, manage risk, advocate for optimal student health, and support logistics from transportation to budgets.

If you feel you have the right balance of leadership and mentorship, travel sensitivity, cultural understanding, community living skills, risk management experience, and a passion for working with students ages 17-22, we encourage you to apply for an Overseas Educator position.

Fall '22 positions available in:
Central America
Italy & Greece
Southeast Asia

Applications accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Positions open until filled.