Avid4 Adventure
  • Day Camp - OR
  • Bend, OR, USA
  • Full Time (Seasonal)

Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work list 4 years in a row, is hiring instructors for our summer day camps in Portland and Bend. We empower school-aged children to choose active, outdoor lifestyles.  Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion.  If you love kids and enjoy being outside, we want to talk to you! Our training week will provide you with the hard and soft skills you need to succeed in this position.

We are seeking instructors that can:

  • Live Fun
  • Live Environmentally Connected
  • Live Truth
  • Live Smart(er)
  • Live Gratitude
  • Live Empowered
  • Live Balanced
  • Live Community

 

The CORE Responsibilities of an Instructor:

Happy Campers

  • Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing, Leave No Trace principles, and team building
  • Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor adventures
  • Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities

Stellar Programs

  • Co-lead activities on or off-site (dependent on camper age group and program)
  • Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals

Passionate Staff

  • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs
  • Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of campers, programs, and staff

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 19 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids.
  • First Aid and CPR prior to the start of camp (Staff with Wilderness First Aid or higher do receive additional compensation)
  • Personal experience in at least one of our core sports: mountain biking, rock climbing, paddling or hiking.
  • Staff that are 21+ years of age and have a valid driver's license will attend our van driver training during staff training week.

 

Important Details:

  • Staff training: begins in early June
  • Camp Dates: Mid- June - Mid-August.
  • Work week: Monday - Friday, about 40 hours/week

 

Compensation/Perks!

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