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10 Jun 2019

Other Outdoor Outdoor Educator California

Avid4Adventure – Posted by Moraga, California, United States

Job Description

Avid4 Adventure has been voted one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work 4yrs and counting! We are looking for Outdoor Educators to work with youth pre-K through 7th grade, in CALIFORNIA! Come spend your summer, in beautiful state parks, inspiring kids through: mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and teaching survival skills! We provide all sport-training for our staff!

We also pay more for relevant certifications and licenses ex. valid driver’s license, EMT, Wilderness First Aid WFA, WFR, Teaching degrees etc. Note that we will pay for your California Commercial Drivers License study time, exam time and fees AND will increase your pay when you receive your CDL.

Responsibilities of an Instructor:
Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing, Leave No Trace principles, and team building
Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 youth through outdoor adventures, on or off-site (dependent on youth age group and program)
Serve as a role model and guide youth in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs
Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of students, programs, and staff

Job Requirements:
Minimum 19 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids
First Aid and CPR prior to the start of camp
Personal experience in at least one of our core sports: mountain biking, rock climbing, paddling or hiking.

Be sure to check out our jobs page for info on relevant qualifications/certifications that we will increase your pay for and perks: like free use of all our gear when you’re not working–so that you can mountain bike, kayak, stand up paddle board and climb with friends and family too, and our exclusive pro-discounts as outdoor educators (all 35-55% off), at over 100 major outdoor brands! We also sell off all our gear ex. skateboards, mountain bikes, bike kits etc. at the end of every season and our instructors get a discount and first pick!

Duration of employment: June-Aug 16th
Full-time: Mon-Friday, 8am-4pm
CA LOCATIONS: Mill Valley, Oakland, Moraga, Burlingame, Palo Alto

How to Apply

Please visit our jobs page and apply to the location and position of your choice! www (dot) avid4 (dot) com (slash) jobs (slash) positions Please note that only applications submitted through the Avid4 site will be reviewed. Be sure to highlight, on your resume, any relevant outdoor recreation experience (job, school club, personal recreational experience) and work with youth 3yrs-18yrs (babysitting, volunteering, work) that you have. We recommend providing as much information about your role ex. age range of youth you worked with, group size, skills taught, training received etc.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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