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What interests you most about the Verto Field Instructor position?
Will you be 24 years of age or older by September 1, 2019?
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Have you worked with Rustic Pathways previously?
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If yes, please list the previous position(s) held, year of employment, and country of work. If no, please leave blank.
Please select all languages spoken at a 3 or higher. Use the following scale for reference:
0 – No proficiency
1 – Elementary proficiency
2 – Limited working proficiency
3 – Professional working proficiency
4 – Full professional proficiency
5 – Native or bilingual proficiency * English Lao Mandarin Chinese Spanish Thai Fijian
Please check all certifications held (must be valid through May 2020).
* Basic First Aid and CPR Wilderness First Aid Wilderness First Responder Wilderness EMT Wilderness Medical Instructor Ocean Lifeguard Basic Lifeguard SCUBA Open Water Diver SCUBA Rescue Diver SCUBA Advanced Open Water Diver Registered Nurse EMT Mountaineer/Technical Climber TEFL/TESL None
Please list all international living experiences (live abroad, study abroad, work, or volunteering) or experiences in multicultural/cross-cultural environments, and their duration.
It is critical that Verto Field Instructors recognize the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and identities of our students and facilitate culturally intelligent, meaningful experiences for all. We are committed to creating spaces where everyone's perspectives and voices are valued. As a program leader, how will you help champion Verto’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion?
Working as a Verto Field Instructor requires 13 weeks (13 weeks = 1 semester) of consecutive availability. Please select your availability for the upcoming 2019-2020 semesters:
* Training: August 2019 Fall Semester: September - December 2019 Spring Semester: February - May 2020 No Availability
Do you have relatives working for Verto Education or Rustic Pathways?
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If yes, please provide the name(s) and relationships. If no, please leave blank.
Are you authorized to work in the United States? (This is not a requirement for employment.)
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Are you able to drive a manual vehicle? Please provide additional context of your experience operating manual vehicles.
If hired, can you present evidence of your identity and legal right to live and work in the USA? (This is not a requirement for employment.)
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Are you able to perform the essential job functions of the Verto Program Leader position for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation?
Note: We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and consider reasonable accommodation that may be necessary for qualified applicants/employees to perform essential job functions. * -- No answer -- Yes No
I hereby authorize Rustic Pathways and Verto Education to thoroughly investigate my references, work record, education and other matters related to my suitability for employment and, further, authorize the prior employers and references I have listed to disclose to Rustic Pathways and Verto Education any and all letters, reports, and other information related to my work records, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I hereby release Rustic Pathways, Verto Education, my former employers, and all other persons, corporations, partnerships and associations from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such investigation or disclosure. * -- No answer -- Agree
I understand that if I am selected for hire, it will be necessary for me to undergo a background check in order to be considered for employment with Rustic Pathways. * -- No answer -- Agree
In the event of my employment with Rustic Pathways, I understand that I am required to comply with all rules and regulations of Rustic Pathways.
If hired, I understand and agree that my employment with Rustic Pathways is at-will, and that neither I, nor Rustic Pathways is required to continue the employment relationship for any specific term. I further understand that Rustic Pathways or I may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. I understand that the at-will status of my employment cannot be amended, modified, or altered in any way by any oral modifications. * -- No answer -- Agree
I understand that the safety of students and staff is extremely important to Verto Education and Rustic Pathways, and that Rustic Pathways and Verto Education are committed to ensuring a safe working environment. I understand that I, and every employee, have a responsibility to prevent accidents and injuries by observing all safety procedures and guidelines and following the directions of my site supervisor. I understand and agree to comply with federal, state, and local regulations related to on-the-job safety and health.
I hereby certify that the answers given by me are true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I further certify that I, the undersigned applicant, have personally completed this application. I understand that any omission or misstatement of material fact on this application or on any document used to secure employment shall be grounds for rejection of this application or for immediate discharge if I am employed, regardless of the time elapsed before discovery.
I understand that if I am selected for hire with the Rustic Pathways USA company, it will be necessary for me to provide satisfactory evidence of my identity and legal authority to work in the United States, and that federal immigration laws require me to complete an I-9 Form in this regard.
I understand that if any term, provision, or portion of this Agreement is declared void or unenforceable, it shall be severed and the remainder of this Agreement shall be enforceable * -- No answer -- Agree
Interviews are held over Skype video, please provide your Skype username.
Please rank your preference of Verto Semesters to work on, where 1 is most preferred and 4 is least preferred.
Costa Rica Semester
Central America Semester
South Pacific Semester
Asia Semester *
What are the most important factors to consider when facilitating college level courses in an experiential setting abroad?
How will you seek to incorporate these factors into your classes? *
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