BOLD & GOLD Summer Positions

Do you want to make a difference in the world?  Do you want to see places in the world that leave you speechless?  Do you want to be a part of a supportive inclusive community that embraces differences as something special?  Then read below and find your way to get involved!  We are currently hiring for the following positions:



Wilderness Instructor

Age 21+ preferred

This is the person leading, inspiring, and providing a physically and emotionally safe space for our students on our 8-22 day wilderness based expeditions.  We are looking for backpackers, climbers, and mountaineers who want to share their experience with young people.  If you are a talented educator who thrives in an outdoor setting then click the link below to apply. 


Wilderness Program Course Director

Minimum age 21

This person is a mentor and role model to students and staff alike. Wilderness Program Course Directors oversee the delivery of 3-4 expeditions per week. This person is responsible for all educational and logistical aspects of those trips to ensure successful delivery of those trips.


Logistics Coordinator

Minimum age 21

This person has the ability to know what people need for their expeditions and is happy to provide it for them.  The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for providing all the food and Equipment that our 60+ expeditions will need for their trips.  This person will work closely with our Expedition Support staff as a mentor and leader of this department.


Expedition Support 

Minimum age 18

This person has a passion for working with youth in the outdoors and is looking for an opportunity to learn more about what it takes to be a professional.  As a member of our expedition support team, this person will have the opportunity to learn about the behind the scenes work that goes into leading a successful expedition. Expedition Support will work with our Logistics Coordinator to ensure that all of the programs have the proper equipment and food for a successful trip.  In addition, this person will have the opportunity to step into the field to learn from our incredibly talented Wilderness Instructors.



Must be a senior or graduating senior from college

Learn from Mother Nature herself in this one-of-a-kind internship with BOLD & GOLD. As you gain quality, hands-on experience in outdoor programming you'll also play an integral part in shaping the lives of a diverse, young group of students with every expedition. Internship will take place from mid-June to late-August with trips ranging from 8-22 days.

Interested? Please contact Josh Epstein at for more information.



Dudley Edmondson Fellowship

Designed to cultivate diverse leadership in the experiential and environmental education fields, this fellowship for young adults of color provides an opportunity to develop the talent and tools to make a lasting impact in your community. If you are looking to make a difference in a young person’s life, are willing to challenge yourself physically and emotionally, and are excited about being part of a growing movement then this is for you.
Please note that the fellowship uses extended outdoor experiences to reach our goal of empowering young people and facilitating life-changing experiences. While previous outdoor experience is encouraged, it is not required. You will have the opportunity to learn, practice and develop these skills while developing your one unique style of creative leadership.

Learn more here or contact Josh Epstein at for more information.