Join Our Team!

  • Do you know the importance of developing resiliency in our young people today? 
  • Do you want to offer hope and healing to families? 
  • Do you have a heart of service to others? 
  • Do you lead a passion-driven life? 
  • Do you feel energized working with a team?
  • Do you have talent, experience and knowledge to put into action?

If this sounds like you, we want to meet you!

We are now recruiting passionate people to join us as we prepare to launch Wilderness4Life—the first non-profit, in person, local, aftercare coaching program for adolescents and young adults in the Pacific Northwest!


Parker Bounds Johnson Foundation is currently hiring Assistant Coaches, Field Coaches and Grant Writers to support our latest program, Wilderness4Life. Interns are welcome to apply!

Positions: Assistant Coach, Field Coach, Grant Writers

Perks: Mission driven work, Supportive culture, Team-building days, Training Opportunities, Staff Retreats, Logo-branded gear, etc., Outdoor recreational opportunities

What: Wilderness4Life is the first non-profit, in person, local, aftercare coaching program for adolescents and young adults in the Pacific Northwest. When children come home from wilderness therapy programs, there exists the hardship of reintegrating back into their home environment. Wilderness4Life was developed to help youth and families to transition and prevent relapse by providing recreational opportunities in their backyard that allows them to continue connections made during wilderness therapy programs.


Where: Programming will commence in communities throughout Oregon and Washington, such as Seattle, Bend, and Portland. Additional areas will be based on participant enrollment and geographical area of staff.

•Some leadership and group facilitation experience
•First Aid/CPR is encouraged
•Relevant skills working with youth in outdoor settings
•Must have own transportation
*Preference for those with experience or competencies in wilderness therapy, adventure therapy, experiential education, recreation therapy, or nature-based therapy is a bonus.
*Must live in WA or OR for coach positions

For Interns:
•Current senior intern within an experiential education, psychology, social work, recreation therapy or outdoor leadership degree from qualifying college or University approved by faculty and Wilderness4Life Program Director
•Lead group sessions in an outdoor environment 1-2 times per week consisting of activities such as hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, etc. dependent on season and availability
•Collaborate with Program Director and team to create programming for his/her geographical area
•Develop and maintain relationships with participants and their families
•Maintain accurate records of participant attendance
•Adhere to safety protocols and procedures at all times
•Communicate regularly with Program Director

Where: Remote, 5-10 hrs per week

•Computer skills in Word, Power Point, Google Drive, Excel
•Strong organizational skills

•Identify grant funding opportunities
•Write, submit and manage grant proposals

Applicants: Use the Application Form below.
Also send a copy of your resumé, cover letter, and relevant materials via email to:


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