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Climber Steward - Fall/Winter 2022-23

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Climber Stewards play valuable roles in Joshua Tree's climbing management team, serving as liaisons between climbers and park staff. They conduct climbing patrols, host weekend climber coffee, and collect climbing data.

Stewards work 32 hours per week and can be reimbursed for up to $100/week of living expenses. Stewards will be given a campsite in Hidden Valley Campground for the duration of their volunteer service. This does not count towards your 14-day camping limit. Length of service will be approximately 10 weeks. 4 positions available October 2022 - January 2023 and 4 positions available January 2023 - April 2023.

Please include in your application:

  • Work experience/education resume, including community service
  • A brief climbing/bouldering/slacklining resume listing your top highlights, with some of these highlights taking place in Joshua Tree, as well as a short list of 3 routes/problems/lines that are your aspirations
  • Please describe your lead ability in sport, traditional and bouldering disciplines and/or your slackline/highline experience

If you have the ability to communicate tactfully, want to share your enthusiasm, and desire an opportunity to cultivate the spirit of stewardship, please apply through this posting and email your resume to Bernadette Regan or call 814-883-0837.

Start Date - 2022-10-01

End Date - 2023-04-30

Activities include: Back Country/Wilderness;Conservation Education;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Strenuous

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites

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  • Environmental Education
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation




  • Sunday;Saturday

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