Boulder Crest Foundation
  • Bluemont, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Pay, 10 Days Vacation, 12 Holidays, Medical and Dental, 401K w/ 3% Match, and an Amazing Work Environment

Job Summary:

The PATHH Guides of Boulder Crest Foundation, a Posttraumatic Growth Academy that is part of the Boulder Crest Foundation, are responsible to the Program Director for the planning, preparation, coordination, and delivery of PATHH programs focused on cultivating and facilitating for combat veterans and their family members, and first responders who are struggling with stress. Through intensive and immersive training, PATHH Guides enable participants to transform times of deep struggle into profound strength and lifelong growth, and live the great lives they deserve - full of passion, purpose, growth, and service.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Participate in all Warrior PATHH programs (estimate: 1 per month), which may require staying at the facility for four to six days during programs depending on travel distance from home. Participate in 2 Couples PATHH programs during Summer months, and 2 Songwritingwith:Soldiers PATHH programs.
  • Become trained, certified and proficient as a PATHH Guide, working diligently through the PATHH Guide Continuum, and accompanying activities, including kayaking, hiking, archery, equine activities, TRX, and module delivery
  • Participate in all Boulder Crest training programs as well as professional development
  • Assist the during programs in caring of equipment and horses
  • Ensure quality reception, support, service, and experience for all program participants at Boulder Crest
  • Perform functional duties as assigned - this includes but is not limited to recruiting for PATHH programs, support with survey collection, alumni outreach, the PATHH Facebook Group, and Struggle Well learning management system
  • Ensure participant information is added to alumni database to maintain contact through 90-day program
  • Develop content for Struggle Well technology application and support students along their PATHH journey.
  • Participate in community relations events as needed to deliver world-class programming at Boulder Crest.
  • Participate in all Program, Staff and Management meetings as scheduled
  • Live Boulder Crest Foundation and PATHH Guide non-negotiable practices and principles at all times
  • Assists with general facility maintenance as schedule allows and need arises.

Minimum requirements

The PATHH Guide must be a combat veteran or first responder and possess an education and professional background commensurate with this position. The PATHH Guide will typically have a bachelor's degree or equivalent, or have served in military or first responder leadership positions with 6-10 years (plus) experience.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, PATHH Guides are regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak, and hear. The position also requires spending a lot of time outdoors. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


PATHH Guides must be able to travel to get back and forth to work and run errands (within 100 miles). A driver's license and a good driving record are required to use company vehicles.

Work Environment

The work environment is a small, busy facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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