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11 Feb 2019

Trek & Backpack Teen Adventure Trip Guides

JCC Camp Chi – Posted by jkelenson Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

Camp Chi’s Pacific Northwest trip is a five week adventure that begins at camp in Wisconsin and heads by bus to the Pacific Northwest for an amazing experience that includes camping, hiking, rafting, biking and many other outdoor activities. PNW Trip Counselors are responsible for leading and managing this adventure trip, while providing campers with a safe and rewarding summer.

Specific duties include:

• Collaborate with staff team regarding daily activities, logistics and excursions;
• Develop and facilitate creative, age-appropriate activities;
• Participate in all activities including, hiking, white water rafting, kayaking and other special events;
• Ensure staff and campers understand and are compliant with safety rules and procedures;
• Maintaining equipment and supplies;
• Assist in all areas of the trip, including food service, medical responsibility, and fiscal management;
• Regularly communicate with Camp Chi Leadership on trip status;
• Manage camper-parent communication

Applicants must be at least 21 years old with experience working and living in an outdoor adventure environment; experience in adventure activities and a genuine interest in working with children required; previous experience working with teens preferred. Strong organizations skills, patience, imagination and enthusiasm are a must!

The ideal candidates will work successfully in a team environment and independently, communicate well with teenagers, demonstrate sound judgment and good character. Candidates must demonstrate the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to the environment and any potential hazards related to trip activities.

How to Apply

Apply directly online at https://campchi.jccchicago.org/work-at-chi/ or visit campchi.com to learn more!

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Trek & Backpack. Job Tags: adventure, camping, hiking, and teens.

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