Members of our programs team work with youth and adults across an array of disciplines, from traditional classroom settings to navigating the waters and islands of the Boston Harbor. Thompson Island employs a talented and engaging team of Programs staff with the desire to contribute to our educational mission, and have a lasting impact on the lives of Boston’s youth.

To apply for Programs positions: Click on the position below that you would like to apply for. On the position description page, select the blue “Apply” button in the upper right-hand corner of the page to be directed to the online application. You will need to register with ADP to access the application.

NOTE: After you submit your application, if you do not receive an email confirming that your application was received, please contact Please also feel free to reach out to us with any questions, or to check-in on the status of your application. We look forward to hearing from you!


Spring season openings:

Youth Program Facilitator

Challenge Course Site Manager

Outward Bound Professional Facilitator


Summer season openings:

Logistics Coordinator

Green Ambassadors Crew Leader

Summer Connections Facilitator

Discovery Program Facilitator

Lead Instructor – Kayaking Expeditions

Assistant Instructor – Kayaking Expeditions

Lead Instructor – Backpacking Expeditions

Assistant Instructor – Backpacking Expeditions


Fall season openings:

Thompson Island typically begins hiring for Fall season positions in July. If you are interested in Fall opportunities with TIOBEC, please check back at this time.