Join our incredibly knowledgeable staff of naturalists and do the job of your dreams. We hire passionate, courteous, responsible guides to lead small groups on tours through Bend, Oregon.

Thank you for your interest in Wanderlust Tours.

Wanderlust Tours offers half-day and evening outings for groups and individuals. Our tours include: canoeing, caving, volcano tours, GPS Eco-Challenges, snowshoeing and sightseeing in Central Oregon’s most beautiful, natural and remote areas. Moonlight Canoe and Moonlight Snowshoe trips are offered each month around the full moon. Special Events Include: Dinner Canoe under the Stars, Bonfire on the Snow, Brews and Views and other custom tours. Wanderlust Tours' renowned, professional naturalist guides bring the area alive for guests through vibrant interpretation of natural and cultural history.


We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

Summer 2019 Naturalist Guide, full-time, seasonal

Please send resumes to and let us know which position you are interested in. Due to the large quantity of resumes we receive, we do not reply to each submission. It is our practice to keep all resumes on file for one year in case any positions become available. Please keep us informed if your contact information changes or if you would like for us to remove you from the list. If an opportunity arises, we will contact you for an interview at our office in Bend, OR. We do not conduct phone, Skype, or FaceTime interviews under any circumstances. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Some of these positions may be filled with returning staff members, who have a priority in hiring.

Our seasonal hiring process


Review of resumes and interviews: March

Guide hiring: April

Guide training: May

Guide season: approximately June 1 to September 30

Some of our guide staff continues on a year-round basis.

When applying for a summer/seasonal position, please understand that we expect you to remain with us for the whole season. Due to the brevity of the season, we cannot accommodate vacations outside of the employee's scheduled days off. If you have other obligations before the end of the season, please let us know ahead of time.

Office Administration positions are filled on an as-needed basis.