Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in wilderness therapy jobs, then look no further!

Criteria for Pure Life Guides

At least 1 year of experience working in wilderness therapy as a field guide.
Current Passport that doesn’t expire within 6 months after your departure date.
The ability to purchase a round trip flight ($600 – $1200 – only for applicants outside of Costa Rica).
Current Wilderness First Responder & CPR certifications.
A willingness to work double shifts.


Pay is dependent upon your experience.

You will be provided housing in our beautiful base and transportation to and from the airport (3.5 hours).

You may receive the following certifications while in Costa Rica:

Wilderness First Aid – Wilderness Medical Associates International
Swift-water Rescue – SRT-1 – Rescue 3 International
High Rope Rescue – NFPA 1670 – Rescue 3 International

Approximate Value: $1500

You will have the opportunity to gain skills in the following areas:

Whitewater paddle guiding

How to Apply

You may also choose to email your resume to [email protected]