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12 Mar 2023

Other Outdoor Summer Day Camp Director/Assistant Director

Avid4 Adventure – Posted by Avid4 Adventure Menlo Park, California, United States

Job Description

Summer Day Camp Leadership – Camp Director or Assistant Director

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.
Compensation – Starting rate in California is $1,215.
We are hiring Summer Day Camp Directors & Assistant Directors for the following Bay Area locations:

Menlo Park
Core Responsibilities

Oversee a professional staff (ages 19+).
Provide exceptional communication and customer service to parents and all participants.
Manage the operational and risk management aspects of camp.
Find fulfillment building a program that inspires kids to love outdoor life.
Job Requirements

Must be at least 25 years old for Camp Director positions & 23 years old for Assistant Director positions.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR is required for Camp Directors. We reimburse 50% of the WFR course fee in your first season and the other 50% in your second season.
Assistant Directors are required to have a minimum of Wilderness First Aid (WFA) & CPR. These certifications can be obtained post-hire but must be obtained before the start of camp.
Valid Driver’s License.
Experience in at least one of our core sports (biking, climbing, hiking, paddling).
PREFERRED (not required): Previous camp leadership experience with a day or overnight camp.
Important Details

Typical Camp Leadership schedule: Monday- Friday approximately 7:00am- 4:30pm.
Camp Leadership training will take place 4/29, 5/6 & 5/7. All-staff training occurs in early June.
Camp Dates: June – Mid-August.
Compensation details

Pay varies by region, but the weekly rate for Camp Leadership ranges from $1,215 – $1,400 in California. To see full pay information, please visit our compensation page.
Affordable health insurance options – medical plans start at $50/month and you can hold on to that insurance for as long as you want – even after the summer.
Other Benefits: Access to free gear, discounted pro deals on gear, free professional development, and more!
Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp.
Need housing? We can support you with a variety of housing resources.

At Avid4, we embrace inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity, and we acknowledge that the outdoor/adventure education industry has been and remains a space dominated by white privilege and those from a higher socioeconomic status. We are actively working to improve diversity and inclusion both within Avid4 Adventure and in the outdoor industry! Visit our Inclusivity page to learn more about our commitment and progress.

Our summer Camp Directors and Assistant Directors are the face of Avid4 Adventure and so vital in realizing our mission. THANK YOU for believing in our mission and applying for this important (and fun) job!

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.

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.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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