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25 Apr 2023

Climb & Mountaineer Rock Climbing Specialist – Overnight Residential Camps

Avid4 Adventure – Posted by Avid4 Adventure Bailey, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Are you seeking a summer of meaningful work? Are you passionate about rock climbing and want to inspire kids to find that same love for outdoor adventures? 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, public transportation reimbursement to/from camp, and more!
Compensation – We provide onsite housing and meals for your entire summer! Weekly pay rates start at $430/week but increase with additional experience and certifications. Learn more about our compensation and bonus structure here.

We are hiring Climbing Program Specialists for our Overnight Camps: Camp Windy Peak in Bailey, CO and Camp Blue Sky in Evergreen, CO. 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.

We have Day Camp Mountain Biking AND Climbing Program Specialist positions available at multiple program locations across the US. If you’re interested in being considered for other locations – be sure to let us know!

In this role you will

Co-lead groups of up to 13 campers in age and developmentally appropriate instruction with outdoor activities including rock climbing, Leave No Trace principles, and teambuilding.
You may be asked to also instruct paddling and climbing – training provided.
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

Camp drivers must be at least 21 years old at the start of camp and possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to serve as a camp driver is preferred but not required.
Climb Specialists should have personal and/or professional climbing experience with a thorough knowledge of common climbing knots and technical skills. Applicants should be comfortable setting top ropes.
By the start of camp training, must have an active CPR and First Aid certification. A Wilderness First Aid (WFA, WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) certification is required to work at Camp Windy Peak.
1+ years of experience working at a resident camp is preferred but not required.
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 20. 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!

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/960421-286942.html

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Climb & Mountaineer.

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