Recreation Leaders

Our leaders have extensive experience, both personally and professionally, in the activities they lead. In addition to technical abilities our leaders possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable them to pass on their enthusiasm and respect for their environment to you.

They are always looking for teaching opportunities so that you will go home with increased knowledge. Our leaders are flexible in unpredictable circumstances and prepared in the case of emergency, being certified in CPR and Wilderness First or Wilderness First Responder. Most of all, they are positive and fun-loving people who desire and strive to enhance your outdoor experience.

We hire a limited number of new Rec Leaders each Spring Quarter. Applications will be received starting at the beginning of the Spring Quarter. New Rec Leaders begin working the following Fall Quarter.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Experience leading groups in remote wilderness settings
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with college students with diverse backgrounds, needs and perspectives
  • Foundational competencies in backcountry living and technical skills required for safe wilderness travel
  • Sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills 

Apply: ER# 230

Contact:

Brock Gudeman

Brock Gudeman

Adventure Programs Supervisor
bgudeman@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2807