Employment Info

MS HPHere at Mother Lode River Center, our staff comprises the heart and soul of our organization. We are looking for outdoor enthusiasts who are eager to share a sense of community, social responsibility and passion for the environment. As an environmentally driven organization, Mother Lode River Center incorporates the ECOS mission into every aspect of the business. We invite you to join our team today!

Duties and Responsibilities

Safely navigate oar/paddle boats
Seek to provide guests with a true ECOS experience
Present facts about the region’s natural and human history
Provide a positive role model for children and facilitate kid-friendly activities
Prepare delicious meals
Care for Mother Lode River Center equipment/facility/grounds
Lead interpretive walks and hikes


CPR and First-Aid Certified (WFR/SWR are a plus!)
Customer service experience or excellent people skills
Background in natural history/leadership preferred
Experience and willingness to work with young children/adolescents
Capable of working long hours
Physically fit
Team/community player
Excellent communication skills
Fluent English
Creative approach to problem-solving/willingness to troubleshoot

If you are interested in applying, please fill out our Employment Application.

Special 50th Anniversary Ropes and Rafting Events

Join us on  for a thrilling half-day of high ropes and rafting—no minimum group size required! Celebrate with us and book your adventure now!

Event Dates: June 15th, June 22, July 20th, July 27th, August 10th, August 17th