Volunteering / Service Learning: SOAR Trip Leader

The Student Outdoor Adventure Recreation (SOAR) trip program is looking for energetic, fun, hard working students to instruct outdoor activities for PSU students under the cooperative adventure leadership philosophy. Trips range from day to multiday/overnight(s) trips in activities such as, rock climbing, paddling, hiking/camping, surfing, and biking. Students who have prior outdoor leadership experience and/or WFA/WFR certifications are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume and cover letter to PSU Outdoor Center (use “volunteer/employment” as subject line) or mail to:

PSU Outdoor Center,
17 High St., MSC 71,
Plymouth, NH 03264.

Trip Leaders will be able to apply for scholarships for certifications and trainings. Leaders will be able to apply for partial to full funding for courses. Factors taken into considered will be: good standing as a leader, available funds, cost, and  leaders preparedness to complete the training/certification. Upon the award of the scholarship a contract will be completed stipulating service requirements. If service requirements are not met, leaders will be charged through the business office for the training.  See what courses/certifications are available for Trip Leaders.

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