Avid4 Adventure
  • Overnight Camp
  • CA, USA
  • Full Time (Seasonal)

Avid4 Adventure, voted to Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work 3 years in a row, empowers kids to choose an active, outdoor lifestyle.  Expedition 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 and role models.

We want instructors that can:

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

This is a field-based position.  Instructors will spend their summer guiding kids on multi-sport, backpacking, biking, or climbing adventures near Eldorado National Forest.

 

The CORE Responsibilities of an Expedition Instructor:

Happy Campers

  • Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities
  • Lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through our outdoor adventure program featuring rock climbing, mountain biking, paddle sports, and more
  • Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities

Stellar Programs

  • Guide a 5-night overnight experience, from Sunday to Saturday weekly
  • 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 21 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids
  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA, WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) and CPR
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • "Lead Expedition Instructors" are selected based on previous experience and certifications and will receive additional compensation in exchange for more ownership over the trip.

Important Dates:

  • Staff training: Begins in early June 2020
  • Contract Dates: start with staff training through August 9th.

Compensation:

Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including contract rates, experience "additives," and travel stipends at https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.

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