Jewish Experiential Nature Educator FellowAt Brandeis- Bardin, Camp Alonim

Posted Aug 5, 2019 Job Length Year Round


The JENE Fellowship (Jewish Experiential Nature Educator) is located at the Brandeis Bardin Campus of the American Jewish University in southern California. The Jene fellowship offers both a 12 week and a 16 week long course program in Fall and Spring, respectfully.
The purpose of the JENE Fellowship is to teach essential wilderness survival skills and educational philosophy to aspiring outdoor educators. Jene fellows also learn from industry experts in Ropes/Challenge course facilitation and professional wranglers in Horsemanship 101.
Jene fellows spend their morning doing work projects on the Brandeis Bardin property, caring for our animals, and assisting the wranglers in equine care. In the afternoon, fellows spend their time learning from experts in the fields of wilderness skills and agriculture, Horsemanship, and Ropes/ Challenge course.
When fellows are not learning new skills, they are practicing these skills with personal or professional projects, or putting these skills to use as outdoor educators serving the guests and clients of the Brandeis Bardin property.

Live and work on the beautiful 2700 acres of the AJU Brandeis Campus Primitive skills, Horsemanship, and Ropes curriculum. Ask about Credit!
Archery certification
Community Living, private rooms
Hiking, Camping, Outdoor cooking, and a pool!
A wide array of basic wilderness survival skills, and a chance to hone your craft as an experiential educator
Wilderness First Aid certification*
Work schedule:
5 day (35hr) work week, 2 days off

Room and Board. Community living, private rooms
Weekly stipend
All program expense covered
College credit available
For a more detailed description of the program curriculum please click on the link below:
Please apply! Spaces available for 2019-2020


Must be at least 18 years old
Motivated & Hardworking
Interested in leading outdoor/ educational programs
Eager to learn: survival skills, rope/ challenge course facilitator, Horsemanship 101
Desire to improve teaching skills and understanding of experiential education

How to Apply

To Apply:

Feel Free to contact Aryeh Goldman, Director of Experiential Education and the Jene Fellowship.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Brandeis- Bardin, Camp Alonim

Job Title

Jewish Experiential Nature Educator Fellow

Camp Address

1101 Peppertree Lane, Brandeis, Ca, 93064, United States