Join us and our mission!


Our staff love what they do and are passionate about connecting people with Mount St. Helens. We are a small and growing organization, seasonal opportunities can turn into long term positions and long term positions are evolving rapidly. We have offices in Vancouver and Chelatchie Prairie (Amboy) and work throughout the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Our work is exciting, challenging and rewarding. Our staff, volunteers and interns get to spend their time on one of the most amazing places on earth. We value creativity, open communication and flexibility. When paid positions become available, they are posted below. To volunteer for the Mount St. Helens Institute, visit our Volunteer page.

Current Openings

  • The Mount St. Helens Institute (MSHI) is looking for 1 person to support our summer education programs and rentals by providing food preparation, building cleaning, and overnight rental host duties. Shifts will vary in number per week. Schedule will be set at least 2 weeks in advance, with optional shifts being available on shorter notice. The ideal candidate will show up on time as scheduled, work hard, and have a positive attitude.


    MSHI is looking for passionate and experienced mountain guides for our summer programs. Predominately weekend work. Flexible with dates. See details and requirements.

In accordance to Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this Institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, creed, age, disability, HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran or military status.