Program Coordinator – Wild Gift


Wild Gift is seeking an action-oriented Program Coordinator to lead marketing and recruitment efforts for both of our wilderness-based programs, the Wild Gift Fellowship and Wild Strides, while also supporting trip logistics. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of marketing and communicating with diverse audiences, a deep commitment to impact-driven nonprofits, and either experience guiding outdoor trips or a strong interest in learning. This person is familiar with the power of deep wilderness experiences, and has a passion for supporting diverse innovators working at the intersection of social and environmental challenges.


  • Recruitment – Drive recruitment efforts for all programs, with an emphasis on attracting diverse and underrepresented participants. This includes building and maintaining connections with organizations and individuals in the entrepreneurial space using a variety of outreach methods and communication channels.
  • Trip Logistics – Support retreat preparations for Wild Strides and the Wild Gift Fellowship by planning virtual calls, coordinating trek logistics and managing communications with participants.
  • Trip Attendance – Attend up to 4 backpacking trips per year to support logistics, tail guide, and facilitate programming. This includes: 1-3 Wild Strides (May-September) and one 21 day Wild Gift Fellowship (August) per year.
  • Event Support – Assist with planning alumni and donor events.
  • Administrative Support – Support the Executive Director and the organization with additional administrative tasks as assigned.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Passion for wilderness and social impact
  • Strong skills in communication and marketing
  • Enthusiasm for contributing to DEI efforts & expanding Wild Gift’s network
  • Skilled in coordinating logistics for events, outdoor trip experience preferred
  • Experience facilitating, instructing, or leading group activities
  • Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and a proven self-starter with strong leadership skills

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