Work

For more detailed information about my employment history, visit my LinkedIn profile

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Some previous jobs I have held:

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*Feeding research scientists at Antarctica’s McMurdo Station.

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*Guiding dogsled tours down a sick mountain trail at Mt. Bachelor ski resort with Oregon Trail of Dreams sled dog rides in Bend, Oregon.

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*Guiding dogsled tours and snowmobile tours north of the Arctic Circle at an Aurora viewing lodge in remote backcountry Alaska at Bettles Lodge.

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*Leading school groups on 10-person Voyageur Canoe trips and teaching environmental water quality for Wilderness Inquiry’s traveling Canoemobile program.

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*Leading youths on multi-day overnight canoeing and backpacking trips in summer. In winter, guiding dog sled trips and providing guest hospitality at YMCA Camp Menogyn in Grand Marais, Minnesota.

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*Teaching outdoor and environmental education, and leading canoe and backpacking trips in the Boundary Waters and beyond at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan in Ely, Minnesota.

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*Teaching environmental education, guiding teenagers on outdoor adventure trips, and leading teambuilding retreats at YMCA Camp Burgess and Hayward in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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*Serving as a K-12 substitute teacher in public schools in Michigan.

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*Living and working aboard the historical replica Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, leading environmental education classes and serving as sailing crew on the Hudson River.

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*Leading canoe expeditions and other outdoor trips at North Star Camp for Boys in Hayward, Wisconsin.

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*Picking fruit as a Working Holiday maker in Australia.

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*Conducting field data collection in the natural sciences in the Northwest.

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*Caretaker of the Calvin College Greenhouses.

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*Bicycle Mechanic at a local bicycle shop in Zeeland, Michigan.main-street-bicycle-logo

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