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Career Opportunities at First Light Wilderness
We are always seeking dedicated and experienced professionals to join the First Light Wilderness team.



Our dedicated and mission-driven team of professionals are committed to providing a life-changing and nurturing treatment experience for young people and their families. We provide a work environment that is dedicated to staff development, a supportive and inclusive team culture, growth and learning opportunities, and excellent compensation including flexible scheduling and work/life balance.

As part of Embark Behavioral Health, we pride ourselves on our commitment to training, collaboration, diversity, equity and inclusion. First Light Wilderness utilizes a robust hiring practice to ensure that we have a talented team of professionals with a rich and varied set of skills. We seek to recruit for diversity in culture, perspectives and life experiences. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups including professionals of color and diverse gender identities.

Some of the benefits of working at First Light Wilderness Therapy:

  • Varied outdoor activities (kayaking, fishing, backpacking, and more)
  • Canine therapy integrated into treatment
  • Life-changing work with adolescents and families
  • Extensive learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Team building experiences
  • Opportunities for advancement in a growing family of programs
  • Opportunity to grow as an expert in the field of healing trauma and attachment
  • Flexible work environment and culture
  • Collaboration with leading mental health programs and professionals.
  • Relocation/signing bonuses available for experienced candidates
  • A unique relational and experiential approach.
  • Great compensation and excellent benefits package


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