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NOLS is a private, nonprofit, educational corporation, with the international headquarters located in Lander, Wyoming. NOLS operates in 19 locations throughout the world: Lander and Boulder, Wyoming; Vernal, Utah; Driggs, Idaho; Palmer and Petersburg, Alaska; Conway, Washington; Tucson, Arizona; Paul Smiths, New York; Broome, Australia; Whitehorse, Canada; Coyhaique and Magallanes, Chile; Ranikhet, India; Mulege and Ensenada, Mexico; Richmond, New Zealand; Katterjokk, Sweden; and Arusha, Tanzania.

NOLS' mission is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment. NOLS students enroll for a variety of personal goals, from skill development to wilderness appreciation to leadership development. NOLS hopes to attract the best professional staff interested in teaching wilderness skills and leadership, and in the management and operation of an outdoor education program.

We are proud to introduce you to NOLS and sincerely hope you consider working with us. In the field and in town, we emphasize good "expedition behavior" where we treat each other with respect, honesty and support.

NOLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited. NOLS encourages families and partners to work together at the school in many situations.

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Instructor Courses: NOLS requires all those interested in becoming an instructor to complete one of our instructor courses.

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NOLS' mission is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment.
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