Join Us Donate

This Giving Tuesday, Give Adventure

Support our Giving Tuesday campaign and bring the healing power of adventure to young adults impacted by cancer.


FD Careers

First Descents prides itself on the people who run our organization. We look for the brightest, most talented, and adventurous people we can find. If you think you have what it takes and the passion to make a difference, start by sending us an awesome pitch letter and resume to the email addresses outlined in each job description.

Current Openings

Lead Staff

First Descents (FD) is on the hunt for passionate and dedicated Lead Staff to join the First Descents team and help facilitate our 130+ programs each year. Here’s your chance to work with the greatest non-profit in the outdoor/healthcare space. Read more about our Lead Staff requirements HERE.

Program Coordinator

First Descents (FD) is on the hunt for a highly motivated, passionate and talented Program Coordinator to join the First Descents team and help support the organization. Here’s your chance to score a full-time position helping to grow our robust portfolio of incredible programs across the country. Read more about the Program Coordinator position here.