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4 May 2023

Other Outdoor Residential Camp Instructor

Avid4 Adventure – Posted by Avid4 Adventure Anywhere

Job Description

Are you seeking a summer of meaningful work? Are you someone who has found the outdoors to be inspiring, working with kids to be impactful, and finding your community to be life-changing? Are you looking for an employer who values you as an individual, recognizing your gifts and talents and inviting you to use them every day? Then you are the perfect fit for Avid4 Adventure!

Why Avid4 Adventure?

We were again voted by Outside Magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work.
We are the only summer camp in the world that is a Certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation).
We truly live by our Core Values.
We are committed to improving inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity both internally and in the outdoor industry as a whole. You can learn more about our JEDI commitments and progress here.
Benefits – Access to affordable health insurance, access to free gear, discounted pro deals on gear, professional development, and more!
Compensation – We provide onsite housing and meals for your entire summer! Weekly pay rates start at $400/week; driver’s receive a 2% pay increase. Additional pay increases and bonuses included based on additional experience and certifications. Learn more about our compensation and bonus structure here.

We are hiring Overnight Camp Instructors for our two Colorado Overnight Camp locations:

Camp Windy Peak (Grades 6-12) in Bailey, CO
Camp Blue Sky (Grades 1-5) in Evergreen, CO – limited positions available (must be a Biking or Climbing Specialist)

Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion. Instructors provide 24-hour care for our campers and act as their primary support while in cabin, on/off property, on expeditions, and more. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to make a lasting impact for dozens of campers this summer.

In this role you will:

Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities.
Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor activities including: mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing and Leave No Trace principles.
Guide an overnight experience, ranging from an 1-night overnight onsite to a 5-day backpacking trip.
Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals.
Serve as a role model and guide campers by exhibiting appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.
Follow and educate campers on safety protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants.
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
Job Requirements

Only driver positions available. Camp drivers must be at least 21 years old at the start of camp and possess a valid driver’s license.
By the start of camp training, must have an active CPR and First Aid certification. All available positions at both camp locations require a Wilderness First Aid (WFA, WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) certification by the start of camp.
1+ years of experience working at a resident camp is preferred but not required.
Truly enjoys working with kids! Comfortable with the hours and supervision expectations of overnight camps.

Work Schedule

Resident camps are a 24/7 operation. The resident camp leadership team will create a schedule that provides you with one evening off/week and segments of other time off throughout the week.
Mandatory training begins May 24 – May 28 (position depending). Programs begin June 11 and run through August 5.

READY TO JOIN THE TEAM??

We understand your time is valuable which is why we have a simple, 3-minutes or less, mobile-friendly application. We also like to be transparent about our interview process so here is what you can expect after you apply:

Step 1: Complete a one-way video interview and submit three references (personal and/or professional)
Step 2: 20-minute live virtual interview
Final decision!!
This process moves quickly so be ready to hear from us shortly after you submit your application.

We are unable to accept any more candidates this summer that require a visa to work with us. Be sure to check our job board again in the Fall to be considered for our 2024 Summer Season!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://avid.workbrightats.com/jobs/967268-286942.html

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://avid.workbrightats.com/jobs/967268-286942.html

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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