Now Hiring Summer Camp Staff and Fall Seasonal Staff!

Summer Camp Staff

Make an IMPACT at Wildwood Outdoor Education Center.

Seeking enthusiastic adventurers to work with low-income Kansas City youth! Camp staff provide kids with unparalleled outdoor experiences. We are looking for counselors, lifeguards, ropes course specialists, supervisory managers, and a health manager, to work with youth ages 7-17.

Staff live on-site with the campers June through mid-August. Staff salaries for the summer range from $1,600-$3,000, depending on job role and experience. Paid internships are available. 

Wildwood is an equal opportunity employer and encourages and celebrates diversity in our staff and our participants. 

Complete an employment pre-application for our summer season. 


Fall Seasonal Staff

Looking for a flexible schedule and an opportunity to change kids’ lives through outdoor education and teambuilding? We are now seeking Outdoor School Instructors for August-October. Make your own schedule based on our calendar of events and work as many days as you want in our  season. We provide a daily salary of $60 for on site staff and $90 for commuters.

Outdoor School provides an opportunity for children to learn and grow through overcoming challenges on our high and low ropes courses, applying science in our nature studies and environmental science classes and building community by living and learning together in the outdoors. Instructors will lead small groups of students through our Overcoming Challenges, Applying Science, and/or Building Community curriculum. All required training and certifications are provided.

Complete an employment pre-application for one of our open seasonal positions.