Job Opportunities

ANASAZI Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • TrailWalker

  • Family Therapist


Important Considerations for Applicants

Training Dates
April 20 and August 24
(dates subject to change)

If you have interest in the fields of youth leadership development, recreation management, psychology, social work, corrections, juvenile justice, family sciences, or education, we invite you to apply. Receive training in:

Positions Available

ANASAZI is now accepting applications for potential TrailWalkers .TrailWalkers work with youth 12-17 and young adults 18+ who are struggling with substance abuse and emotional and behavioral concerns. <b> Applications must be submitted at least 2 months prior to the desired training date.</b>


Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. High-school and/or college diploma/official transcripts and/or certificate of degree and three (3) letters of recommendation must accompany application. Applicants must pass a drug screen and fingerprint clearance check. Previous volunteer work or work with adolescents is preferred.


As a TrailWalker your primary responsibility is to live an exemplary life, teach healthy life skills, and maintain a safe and caring environment. The TrailWalker work schedule is divided in to multiple “rotations” consisting of eight days in the field (remote back-country areas) followed by six days off. New hires must commit to complete eight consecutive rotations. (A commitment of six rotations is acceptable for those starting work in May.)


The pay for TrailWalkers is $137 per day. This could be the opportunity to make the difference that you have been looking for!

Family Therapist


The family therapist, or Shadow, serves as the primary case management and therapy provider for clients and families while at ANASAZI Foundation. The Shadow also serves as a liaison with other professionals working with the families we serve. Due to the wilderness setting of the program, therapists must be able to dedicate each Tuesday to time spent in the field (from approximately 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Therapists work 8am – 5pm all other weekdays.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Counseling or Psychology. Therapists are required to abide by the organization’s standards of living. Candidates must be in good-to-moderate physical condition, as 1-2 miles of hiking weekly is required. Therapists must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance and drug test and provide documentation of a negative TB test, a Tetanus shot within last five years, a sports physical done within the last year, and CPR/First Aid training.

Desired Qualifications

Clinical skills, as evident by concise and timely documentation, as well as strong interpersonal and therapeutic skills in working with adolescents, young adults, and families.


  • Therapy

  • Intake assessment and consultation with families on admission to the program

  • Weekly individual therapy conducted in the field with program participants

  • Weekly parent sessions (either in person or via phone)

  • Consultation with referring professionals, third-party payers, and other treatment professionals as needed

  • Documentation

  • Initial psychosocial assessment report

  • Treatment plan

  • Individual, family and consultation session notes

  • Discharge summary

  • Supervision

  • Participate in weekly individual supervision for clinical cases, as needed

  • Participate in weekly clinical staffing


Selected candidate must participate in new-hire training at the onset of employment (5 days in the office, 4 days minimum in the wilderness setting with clients) and dedicate one full day to attend ANASAZI’s parent seminar.


Compensation for the family therapist’s services is based on his/her level of licensure and past clinical experience.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter with your resume to You will be asked to provide three letters of reference and proof of education/degree if selected for interview.

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