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17 Mar 2021

Trek & Backpack Outdoor Adventure Instructor and Trip Leader

Eagle’s Nest Camp – Posted by ENFHR Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Eagle’s Nest Camp is currently seeking Outdoor Adventure Instructors and Trip Leaders to work in our outdoor adventure programs for summer 2021! We offer several outdoor adventure classes and extended trips as a part of our program.

Outdoor Adventure Instructors work closely with the Assistant Director and Logistics Coordinator to plan and lead classes, Added Adventures, or Hante Adventures Treks. We offer adventures for campers of all ages and skill levels. Participants learn a variety of technical skills including: leave no trace, fire building, tarp building, knots, backcountry cooking, and backpacking! Instructors are responsible for organizing and preparing their trips, including: planning the menu and packing the food, ensuring the appropriate gear is packed and accounted for, working with the health hut staff to ensure your med kit is stocked and you have the correct paperwork, and most importantly facilitating a fun and rewarding trip for participants! Wilderness Staff must enjoy living and working in the outdoors and have a passion for inspiring and mentoring children.

Required Qualifications: Minimum age of 18 years with one full year out of high school. CPR and Wilderness First Aid certification or higher (We are offering a Wilderness First Aid course May 22-23). Training, experience, or interest with camping and backpacking skills. Hante Adventures Trip Leaders must have their Wilderness First Responder Certification.

Preferred Qualifications: We value experience in areas including Leave No Trace, lifeguarding, natural and environmental science, paddling, and climbing.
Benefits: Competitive salary with one full day off each week. On campus housing, meals in our whole foods dining hall, and access to laundry facilities provided.

Dates: Position is from May 24th to August 16th, 2021. In addition, this position requires attendance to our Outdoor Adventure Instructor Clinic May 24th – 28th. **We are offering a Wilderness First Aid course May 22-23.

How to Apply

How to Apply:​ Please apply using the Application Form found on our website:​. Hiring now.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Trek & Backpack.

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