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Outdoor Educator - Avid4Adventure

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Edited: Apr 8

Position Description:

Outdoor Educator in California and Colorado

Avid4 Adventure, who has been voted for the fourth year in a row as one of Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work, is hiring Outdoor Educators in the Bay Area.  We are looking to hire OUTDOOR EDUCATORS, an Assistant Director and Aftercare Supervisors! These are paid, full-time, summer positions in the Bay Area California and throughout Colorado! Come spend your summer, in beautiful state parks, inspiring kids through: mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and learning survival skills! We provide all sport-training for our instructors. Relevant outdoor and teaching certifications/degrees qualify applicants for increased compensation. To view all positions and apply: www.AVID4.com/jobs/positions

Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion.  We are seeking instructors that can: 

  • Provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, survival skills, Leave No Trace principles, and team building

  • Co-lead a outdoor adventure activities (with their co-instructor) for a group of up to 13 students

  • Serve as a role model and guide youth in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities

  • Organize and participate in programming of outdoor sports and games

  • 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 youth, 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. 21+ years staff that have a CA license will be asked to obtain a CA Commercial Drivers License prior to the start of camp. We support you in multiple ways (including compensation) throughout the process. We will chat more about this during your interview to make sure you have all of the information needed. Compensation details for this position: Base rate for full-time Outdoor Educators in California starts at $15.45/hr and that pay is increased based on any relevant sport, medical or teaching certifications/licensees an applicant comes in with. Base rate for part-time California Aftercare Supervisors is $18/hr. Please see our compensation page for full details: https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation/

Start/End Date: 

California positions: June 1, 2019-mid August

Colorado positions: May 18, 2019-mid-August 

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm

Location/Address: 

California LOCATIONS: Mill Valley, Burlingame, Palo Atlo, Oakland, Moraga Colorado LOCATIONS: Day camps in Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Lafayette, Superior, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs.  Two overnight camp locations nestled in the  Rocky Mountains Other Pertinent Information:

Please email Victoria@avid4.com for resume tips and questions! or (720) 249-2412 Ext 120

 

Attached are two helpful handouts meant as a resource for students: 

Facts Page, Resume Tips and Staff Perks

 

 

 

 

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