You find Power in Outdoor Adventure
You have extensive personal and professional experience with a solid technical skill set in our core sports.
You understand, manage, and embrace risk and have demonstrated the ability to thrive under pressure and respond to emergencies effectively.
You find Trip Planning a Dream Job
There is a lot of planning that goes into running Expeditions. The idea of getting paid to dig into permitting, meal planning, logistics, supplies, etc. feels like a dream come true.
You are a Leader and a Coach
The Expedition Supervisor is the coach and cheering squad for staff in their region. You will be the Director of our Colorado Expedition location. You will help Camp Leadership grow their staff management skills, support them to solve operational challenges, advise them on customer conversations, and equip them to lead camp programs for campers and staff that positively impact kids for life.
You are a Positive Problem Solver
We love our jobs and have one of the most amazing missions on earth, but our work isn’t easy. We are constantly navigating curve balls and you must rise to the challenge with a positive attitude!
Ensure the impeccable planning and execution of Avid4’s Expeditions in alignment with Avid4’s 3 Bottom Lines (quality programs, staff happiness, and strong risk management/response).
Staff Management: Assist in the design and execution of Staff Training, as well as manage and support both Camp Leadership and field staff.
Risk Management: Provide appropriate training and professional development for your staff and institute programmatic changes, if needed.
Quality Control: Ensure that camps are operating at a high quality so that parents, campers, and staff have positive experiences at Avid4 Adventure.
Curriculum: Update curricula and manuals for Seasonal Camp Leadership and Expedition Instructors (CL Notebook, trip binders, training outlines).
Vendor Contracts and Management: Secure vendors for your region (white water rafting, caters, storage, bathrooms, etc) and manage those relationships throughout the year.
Be the first line of support to parents, staff, and campers for CO Expeditions in the field, emergencies that may arise, etc. during the program season (May – August)
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.
Must have at least 3 years of relevant experience with project management, ideally in the area of camp, outdoor education, or guiding.
Must have at least 2 years of experience supervising a staff of 8 or more.
Must be present at the CO Expedition location (Louisville, CO) from May- August and spend regular nights in the field throughout the summer.
Minimum Medical Certifications include Wilderness First Responder & CPR from a nationally recognized provider (can be obtained after hiring but must be prior to the start of your first program season). Avid4 Adventure will cover 50% of the cost of a WFR (or recert) in year one of the role and 50% of the cost in year two.
About Avid4 Adventure
The mission of Avid4 Adventure is to provide kids and teens with the skills and confidence to choose active outdoor lifestyles. We transport campers to authentic local recreation areas and teach them to climb, bike, paddle, hike and thrive in the outdoors. More importantly, we teach kids and teens to assess risks, use sound judgment, and believe in their abilities. Through summer day camps, overnight camps, school programs, and events, Avid4 Adventure inspires thousands of kids and teens every year to lead active lifestyles.