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What our staff say about working at Foothill

Anybody who works here will tell you that "Kids Come First!"  at Foothill, which is perfect, because we all love working with kids.

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21925 Lyons Bald Mountain
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-6673



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Foothill Horizons Naturalist Intern Program

If you are interested in a rewarding career in outdoor education, and a chance to feel like you are doing a job that truly makes a difference, then consider and internship with Foothill Horizons!

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Foothill Horizons Couselor Program

As a counselor, you will be a positive role model, you’ll help the kids have a memorable experience, help students feel comfortable and confident in their new surroundings… and maybe even make new friends!

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Key Contacts

Jessica Hewitt

Director III, Outdoor Education
Email questions:
  • ScheduleĀ a class for Outdoor Ed
  • Students with Special Needs
  • Busing & Transportation
  • Hiring

Clare Olson

Senior Administrative Assistant
Email questions:
  • Foothill Merchandise
  • Billing & Contracts
  • Outdoor Ed Paperwork
  • Site Rentals

Diann Rastetter

Assistant Director, Outdoor Education
Email questions:
  • The Counselor Program
  • Naturalist Internship
  • Website & Social Media

Alexander Frierson

Naturalist Coordinator
Email questions:
  • Weekly schedules
  • Evening Program
  • Technology Support

Lucas Smith

Health Clerk
Email questions:
  • Medication Administration
  • Health Concerns

Shannon Perez

Food Services Supervisor
Email questions:
  • Menus
  • Food Allergies
  • Special Diets

Patrick Hanson

Facilities Lead, Outdoor Education
Email questions:
  • Grounds & Maintenance
  • Vehicles