Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine’s Top 50 Best Places to Work list for multiple years in a row, is hiring Instructors for our summer resident camps in Colorado. 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 while in cabin, on/off property, on expeditions, and more. We are seeking staff that share our core values and will:
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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 socio-economic 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.
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.
Guide an overnight experience, ranging from an 1-night overnight onsite to a 5-day backpacking trip.
Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals.
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.
Minimum 18 years of age by the start of camp training.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA, WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) and CPR by the start of camp training.
1+ years of experience working at a resident camp is preferred but not required.
Valid drivers' license is required for 21+ years old staff. All 21+ years old staff will go through a 2-day 15-passenger van driving training during your first week of employment.
Staff training: Staff training begins in early June.
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.