New Vision Wilderness Therapy

New Vision Wilderness (NVW) is an effective and exciting alternative for struggling teens, young adults, and their families, and is the premiere wilderness therapy intervention. We are consistently challenging the national therapy frontier. NVW is the home of cutting-edge trauma-informed care & wilderness intervention.

New Vision Wilderness Therapy Bend, OR, USA
Feb 12, 2018
Description: New Vision Wilderness (NVW) is an effective and exciting alternative for struggling teens, young adults, and their families, and is the premiere wilderness therapy intervention. We are consistently challenging the national therapy frontier. NVW is the home of cutting-edge trauma-informed care & wilderness intervention. NVW is currently seeking applicants for Full Time Staff, Part Time, and Seasonal Wilderness Instructors at our Bend, Oregon program.  Wilderness Instructors are the front line staff and are responsible for ensuring a safe and therapeutic milieu in a wilderness context for our groups of 12-17 year old struggling teens. Wilderness Instructors are responsible for groups of up to nine students on backpacking, canoeing, and other outdoor expeditions and will work several days straight in the Oregon wilderness (typically an 8-day on/6-day off schedule). Instructors are in charge of group structure, supervision, safety, curriculum facilitation, teaching wilderness skills, and will be working hand in hand with NVW therapists who treat our children. This position will work in all NVW programs (Adolescent Outdoor, Family, School, and 1:1) and therefore with families and/or young adults too. Responsibilities: Wilderness Field Instructors are responsible for day to day facilitation of programming, including; risk management, implementation of program philosophy, student supervision, leadership and responsible decision making, communication and the overall care and welfare of up to 9 students in a wilderness context. Responsibilities include direct care and supervision, completion of daily paperwork, weekly planning of group activities, and logistical duties. Any other duties as defined by the Field Director. Requirements: Wilderness Field Instructor must be at least 21 years old and possess a BS/BA degree in related field. Minimum of 1 year experience working in the adventure or outdoor field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience. Excellent leadership, communication and problem solving skills. Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR certification (WFR preferred) Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid Driver's License with clean driving record.  Must pass a post-employment offer medical physical Salary/benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Paid Time Off (PTO). 3 Health Plan Options. AFLAC Accident and Illness Plans. 401K. Pro-deal availability. Training Stipends. Opportunities for advancement. Pro-deal availability. NVW provides training and a friendly and challenging work environment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
New Vision Wilderness Therapy Bend, OR, USA
Feb 12, 2018
Full time
New Vision Wilderness - Bend is now hiring a growth-minded and energetic Program Director. NVW is an intermediate level of care program for those who require an immediate intervention and intensive treatment. Our programs specialize in treating struggles associated with adoption, trauma, anxiety and addiction. We serve preteens, teens, young adults, and families in two locations: the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin and the majestic mountains of Oregon, right outside Bend. NVW is part of a growing, national family of programs (preteen-young adult, residential, transitional, intensive, etc.) with the same particular focus.  The core purpose of NVW-Bend is to  Profoundly Change Lives and Create Joy  . Our company core values are Empathy, Service, Trusting Relationships, and Growth. We are located in the beautiful mountain town, Bend, OR. We have a dynamic, fun, and enthusiastic team and the Program Director is a key driver of our culture. We offer a competitive salary (negotiable) and robust benefits package (health insurance, life insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k match, paid time off, and more!). NVW-Bend believes in providing high quality, innovative treatment within a compassionate environment. Building healthy relationships with our students and their families is a special focus of ours. Why NVW-Bend? Access to endless outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, climbing, and more.  Canine therapy integrated into treatment Work with adolescents and emerging adult population Extensive learning opportunities for personal and professional growth Team building experiences throughout the year including a multi-day rafting trip! Trust and autonomy Professional development  Opportunities for advancement in a growing family of programs Opportunity to become an expert in the field of healing trauma and attachment Flexible work environment and culture Work collaboratively as a member of teams for best outcomes Collaboration opportunities with 7 other leading Central Oregon Mental Health Programs Relocation/signing bonuses available for experienced candidates Proprietary CASA treatment model, with a unique relational and experiential approach. We are  not  a behavior modification program. Great compensation based on experience! Extensive benefits: health insurance, life insurance, free short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 401(k), multiple holidays off, and more! Job Eligibility, Responsibilities and Desired Skills The NVW-Bend Program Director reports to the NVW-Bend Executive Director, Andrew Scott.    The mission of the Program Director role is to first understand the core purpose, values, culture, norms and processes of Calo Programs before establishing these at NVW.    The Program Director will prioritize program culture and norms, minimize risks, ensure student and staff safety, develop and grow people, build upon and optimize systems and processes, facilitate even better student treatment outcomes, create referral and licensing/compliance relationships, support a stellar customer engagement/relations system, and optimize the performance of NVW-Bend wilderness programming and wilderness operations.    The Program Director is someone who has managed people and teams with varying degrees of experience and professional development.    The position requires a natural “customer focused” and “hospitality” mentality in order to meet the needs of referents, parents, employees, and students in an evolving market. This position requires an operator with superb management and relational skills and experience. Other requirements include... Desire to have fun and enjoy work Strong communication skills Ability to work independently and as a team Natural Leadership Preferred: Basic knowledge of therapeutic processes and child, adolescent, and young adult development Time management and organizational skills Provide customer driven services such as receiving and responding to phone calls, e-mails, and inquiries in a timely manner.  Building Trusting Relationships with our internal and external community. Expectations The Program Director must be at least 25 years old and possess a BS/BA degree in related field. Minimum of 5 year’s management experience in the adventure or outdoor field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience.; Excellent leadership, communication and problem solving skills. Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid Driver's License with clean driving record.  Program Director is responsible for the incident response system and occasional field support when needed Responsibilities also include completion of daily paperwork requirements, outreach, marketing, program alignment visits, and taking part in conferences. Up to 15% of schedule. Ability to self transport when the need arises is highly desirable (@.30 a mile). Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations and have the  ability to walk at least 1 mile over uneven terrain   // Ability to camp competently and safely in four-season conditions Must possess a current first aid and CPR certification; Certified Wilderness First Responder preferred Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
New Vision Wilderness Therapy Medford, WI, USA
Feb 12, 2018
Description: New Vision Wilderness (NVW) is an effective and exciting alternative for struggling teens, young adults, and their families, and is the premiere wilderness therapy intervention. We are consistently challenging the national therapy frontier. NVW is the home of cutting-edge trauma-informed care & wilderness intervention. NVW is currently seeking applicants for Full Time and Seasonal Wilderness Instructors at our Medford, Wisconsin ensuring a safe and therapeutic milieu in a wilderness context for our groups of 12-17 year old struggling teens. Wilderness Instructors are responsible for groups of up to nine students on backpacking, canoeing, and other outdoor expeditions and will work several days straight in the Northern Wisconsin wilderness (typically an 8-day on/6-day off schedule). Instructors are in charge of group structure, supervision, safety, curriculum facilitation, teaching wilderness skills, and will be working hand in hand with NVW therapists who treat our children. This position will work in all NVW programs (Adolescent Outdoor, Family, School, and 1:1) and therefore with families and/or young adults too. Responsibilities: Wilderness Field Instructors are responsible for day to day facilitation of programming, including; risk management, implementation of program philosophy, student supervision, leadership and responsible decision making, communication and the overall care and welfare of up to 9 students in a wilderness context. Responsibilities include direct care and supervision, completion of daily paperwork, weekly planning of group activities, and logistical duties. Any other duties as defined by the Field Director. Requirements: Wilderness Field Instructor must be at least 21 years old and possess a BS/BA degree in related field. Minimum of 1 year experience working in the adventure or outdoor field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience. Excellent leadership, communication and problem solving skills. Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR certification (WFR preferred) Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid Driver's License with clean driving record.  Must pass a post-employment offer medical physical Salary/benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Paid Vacation. Group health, vision, and/or dental insurance options available to full time employees on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment. NVW contributes 50% of the Basic Plan Monthly Premium. NVW provides full time employees with Short Term Disability coverage, Long Term Disability coverage, and Life Insurance. Training Stipend. Performance-based bonuses and opportunities for advancement. Pro-deal availability. NVW provides training and a friendly and challenging work environment.
New Vision Wilderness Therapy Medford, WI, USA
Feb 12, 2018
New Vision Wilderness Therapy Programs combine canoeing, backpacking expeditions, and more with psychotherapy in order to assess and intervene with 13-17 year old struggling teens. While allowing structured wilderness excursions to physically challenge clients, master's level clinicians intensively challenge patients in one-to-one and group therapy sessions. This mixture of wilderness excursions and therapeutic contact helps promote the personal growth of each client. NVW's Northwoods program in Medford, Wisconsin is currently seeking applicants for Full-Time Wilderness Therapist. The Wilderness Therapist is the primary therapist responsible for overseeing clinical care of NVW clients and may work up to 4-days a week, including overnights, in the Northern Wisconsin wilderness while on backpacking, canoeing, and other outdoor expeditions. This position may work in all NVW programs (Wilderness Immersion, 21-Day Expedition, Family, School, and 1:1.) This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work in alternative therapeutic intervention with a growing agency. Responsibilities:                                    Wilderness Therapists are responsible for clinical intake, case management, individual and group therapy, post-trip clinical summaries and all related paperwork. Wilderness Therapists may carry a caseload of up to 5 clients during extended expeditions. Responsibilities also include direct care and supervision of clients, completion of daily paperwork, and weekly planning of group activities. Requirements:   Master degree required. State License preferred. 21+ years old. Minimum of one year experience working in the field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience.   Current First and CPR certification (prior to employment start) Certified Wilderness First Responder preferred. Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations. Excellent leadership skills, strong communication skills and creative with excellent problem solving skills.   Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid driver's license with clean driving record. Salary/benefits: Competitive wages based on experience. Health insurance available on 1st day of the month after 60 days of employment. Paid vacation, pro-deal availability, training stipends, performance-based bonuses, opportunities for advancement, and of course paddling lakes and rivers, hiking, fishing, and more, all while healing children. Wilderness therapists will work a flexible schedule based on programming needs.  NVW provides training in several cutting-edge intervention models and offers a friendly and challenging work environment.     Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com