Lead Wilderness Therapist

Reports to: Clinical Director

Our Client is recruiting for dynamic and passionate Industry Leaders to join the mission of developing a brand new Program!  Our Client has successfully operated specialized OBH program models for over 13 years, and we are looking to expand and enhance upon the existing OBH models currently offered to children and families in need.  This is a unique opportunity to get involved from the ground up in a new Wilderness Therapy Program.

This new program and model will be developed in Georgia. This will be a brand new name, model and program offering.  Our Client’s goal is to support an experience leadership team (with the resources and support of the greater division and organization) in developing and creating a new effective Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Program.

The core purpose of this organization is to Profoundly Change Lives and Create Joy.  Our Client’s core values are Empathy, Service, Trusting Relationships, Growth, and Results.  They have a dynamic, fun and enthusiastic team.  The team is offering a competitive salary (negotiable) and robust benefits package (health insurance, life insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k match, paid time off, and more!).  Our Client believes in providing high quality, innovative treatment within a compassionate environment.  Building healthy relationships with their students and their families is a special focus.

The Lead Therapist is the primary therapist responsible for overseeing clinical care of the organizations clients and ensuring follow through of the specialized clinical model.  Field Therapists  will work a flexible schedule based on programming needs.


  • Clinical intake, case management, individual and group therapy, post-trip clinical summaries and all related paperwork
  • Field Therapists can carry a caseload of up to 8 clients during extended expeditions while providing mentoring and guidance to Field Therapists
  • Direct care and supervision of clients, completion of daily paperwork, and weekly planning of group activities


  • Master’s Degree in counseling-related field required
  • Currently licensed and eligible for licensure in Georgia
  • 21+ years old
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in the field with at-risk youth, or comparable experience
  • Excellent leadership skills, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended an duration and have the ability to walk at least 1 mile over uneven terrain
  • Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must possess a current first aid and CPR certification; Certified Wilderness First Responder preferred

Apply today!

Location: Georgia, United States

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