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19 Feb 2018

Other Outdoor Paid Logistical Internship with Adventure Treks in Hendersonville, NC

Adventure Treks – Posted by AdventureErica Anywhere

Job Description

Adventure Treks runs summer outdoor adventure camps for teenagers ages 13–18, serving approximately 450 students every summer. Our trips are 13 to 30 days in length, and run in North Carolina, Colorado, California, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and Alaska. Our trips focus on having fun, creating close communities, improving leadership skills, and building an appreciation of the outdoors. Learn more at www.adventuretreks.com.

Dates: Late May through mid-August 2018

Summary: Full-time administrative and logistical internship in Adventure Treks’ office in western North Carolina. Must be computer savvy and have familiarity with outdoor activities and the outdoor industry.

Job Description: Learn about administration of an outdoor program with an in-depth internship at Adventure Treks.

Beginning in late May, help us coordinate our summer programs in NC, WA, OR, CA, CO, AK, and British Columbia from our office in Hendersonville, NC. Applicants must have a keen interest in all aspects of behind-the-scenes operations.

The administration and logistical intern will be responsible for maintaining WordPress blogs for each of Adventure Treks’ trips, organizing trip content, communicating with instructors and directors in the field, coordinating students’ travel, communicating with parents, and various other office duties. There may be opportunities to work a few days at our traditional summer camp, Camp Pinnacle.

Requirements:

At least a junior in college
Familiarity with outdoor activities, including whitewater rafting, rock climbing, backpacking, camping, kayaking, mountain biking, canoeing, etc.
Must be proficient with WordPress and cloud-based servers
Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Extremely detail- and task-oriented

Benefits:
Work for one of the top outdoor adventure companies
Professional development
Dynamic work environment
Housing, some meals, and stipend included
Professional purchase discounts

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Adventure Treks director, Dave, at davemac@adventuretreks.com. We will be accepting applications until April 30, 2018.

Job Categories: Internship. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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