New Vision Wilderness
  • Medford, WI, USA
  • 49,500 - 55,000 per year
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation

Looking for work where you can make a difference?

At New Vision Wilderness Therapy you can have a career in creating JOY and HEALing Generations!

  • This is a unique out-of-doors location in Medford, Wisconsin, where the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's Northwoods. For many, our location is a vacation destination, but you will LIVE here!
  • Our program serves pre-teens and adolescents.
  • We specialize in treating mental health struggles associated with developmental trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, and addiction.


  • Wilderness Instructor teams (typically 2-3 staff members) will work with groups of 8-9 students for a week at a time maintaining the Safety, Structure, and Supervision of all students in program.
  • Instructors are encouraged to "get in the mud" and engage in the games and activities with the students,
  • The Field Team works closely with the therapeutic and experiential teams to assist with the students' relational and therapeutic growth and desired treatment outcomes.


  • Competitive salary - first year $50,000
  • Benefits Program that includes medical insurance with a generous company contribution towards a high deductible plan, dental insurance, vision insurance, voluntary life and AD&D insurance, long-term disability, 401K with company matching, and paid maternity leave.
  • Company Paid Time Off, Holiday Bonus, Referral Bonus Program.
  • Bonus Pay for Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certified.
  • Join a team of nationally recognized industry leaders who provide you with a framework of training, support, and long-term advancement opportunities.
  • Access to endless outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, climbing, and more!
  • Staff housing available

What do you bring to this position?

  • Qualified applicants will have either a bachelor's degree or have experience working with youth in an outdoor, educational, or mental health setting.
  • Must possess a current first aid and CPR certification or obtain within 30 days of employment.
  • Ability to pass a state background check.
  • Able to commit to an 8-day on/6-day off schedule.

New Vision Wilderness Therapy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to enriching the therapeutic and healing experience through the diversity of its employees and community. New Vision Wilderness Therapy seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse staff who will contribute to the organization's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.

At New Vision, we are deeply committed to the safety of our staff and students, which is why we seek out 3rd party oversight and accreditation to hold our program accountable to giving trauma responsive care. We are accredited by: the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, The Joint Commission, Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council, and Cognia. We also engage in regular safety review assessments to ensure we are providing safe, quality treatment for the students in our care. Our standard of care subscribes to a "build up the student" method, providing for their needs, developing trusting relationships, and healing the family unit.

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