Mountain Roots, Inc.

Work With Us

As a mission-driven organization, we hire employees who are committed to providing discovery and outdoor learning experiences to youth in western North Carolina. 

Mountain Roots Employment Opportunities:

Throughout the year, we will be hiring for various positions, including the following. If you are interested in learning more about Employment, Internships, or Volunteering with Mountain Roots, please contact our Executive Director, Ali Lien at


Outdoor Education Instructors

Our instructors teach and develop regular Outdoor Education classes in schools during Spring and Fall on a part-time basis, and often play a full-time leadership role in the program development and implementation of Mountain Roots Day Camp during the summer. For a full description and details on how to apply,click here.

​​Summer Program Interns (Fall & Spring Internships also available)

​These interns will lead groups of children ages 4-10 during our Day Camp program in June-August 2022. Interns will lead and develop Day Camp activities, and will hone their group facilitation skills in an outdoor setting with the mentorship of experienced educators. For a full description and details on how to apply, click here.

Summer Camp Counselors

​Mountain Roots Camp Counselors get to spend each new day playing with and helping out our campers. Each counselor will be assigned to a specific Core Group for the week (or summer) while you explore along side some great kids and a wonderful staff. For a full description and details on how to apply, click here