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RMFI has open positions available. Please see below for position announcements and application information.

Field Instructor

Want to play dirty and throw rocks?  If so, the Field Instructor position (FI) may be a perfect fit for you. We are immediately hiring to round out our team for the 2023 season! The FI aids in the implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The FI works collaboratively in the completion of trail and restoration projects and the on-the-ground management of field programs. Primary duties include completing objectives for single and multi-day field projects; instructing volunteers (including school-age children) in trail and restoration techniques; assisting with the oversight of tool, equipment, and food logistics in the field; and assisting with the maintenance of project work logs. The FI works with fellow Field Instructors, Field Coordinators (field leadership), and under the supervision of Program Managers to ensure quality work standards, the highest degree of safety, and an enjoyable experience for all RMFI program participants.

Please view the attached position announcement for more details. Interested applicants should complete the online application and send a resume (pdf format) to [email protected].

Generation Wild of the Pikes Peak Region Pathways Environmental Leadership Internship

The Generation Wild Pathways Environmental Leadership Internship is a paid internship for Teens 16-18 years old residing in Southeast Colorado Springs. The Pathways ELI will work under the supervision of the RMFI field and office staff, and will assist with RMFI’s on-the-ground trail and restoration volunteer field work days, helping to engage volunteers in project tasks, assisting with the maintenance and care of tools and gear, and overseeing safety and project goals. As well as various projects in the office including marketing initiatives, event planning, database management, and other general nonprofit operations! Depending on the intern’s availability and interests, there may be opportunities to help with other projects! 

To apply download the position description and email responses to [email protected] with the subject "Generation Wild of the Pikes Peak Region Pathways Environmental Leadership Internship" if you need other accommodations to apply please email [email protected] or call 719-471-7736. 


The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other protected status as established by law.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws, RMFI is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities who, despite such disabilities, can perform their jobs with or without reasonable accommodation. RMFI will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to employees and job applicants with known disabilities, to permit them to perform their jobs safely and efficiently.