Are you seeking a summer of meaningful work? Do you love being on the water and want to inspire kids to find that same love for outdoor adventures? Are you looking for an employer who values you as an individual, recognizing your gifts and talents and inviting you to use them every day? Then you are the perfect fit for Avid4 Adventure!
Why Avid4 Adventure?
We were again voted by Outside Magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work.
We are the only summer camp in the world that is a Certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation).
We truly live by our Core Values.
We are committed to improving inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity both internally and in the outdoor industry as a whole. You can learn more about our JEDI commitments and progress here.
Benefits – Access to affordable health insurance, access to free gear, discounted pro deals on gear, professional development, public transportation reimbursement to/from camp, and more!
Compensation – Hourly rates start at $18.75/hour but increase with additional experience and certifications. Read more about our compensation structure here.
We are hiring Whitewater Paddling Program Specialists for our Boulder and Golden camp locations.
In this role you will:
Co-lead groups of up to 13 campers in age and developmentally appropriate instruction with outdoor activities including white water kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, Leave No Trace principles, and teambuilding.
Serve as a role model and guide campers by exhibiting appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.
Follow and educate campers on safety protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants.
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
Typically Monday – Friday, about 40 hours/week program depending
Training begins May 22 or 28, location depending. Camps run May 30-June 5 through August 4- August 18, location depending
READY TO JOIN THE TEAM??
We understand your time is valuable which is why we have a simple, 3-minutes or less, mobile-friendly application. We also like to be transparent about our interview process so here is what you can expect after you apply:
Step 1: Complete a one-way video interview and submit three references (personal and/or professional)
Step 2: 20-minute live virtual interview
This process moves quickly so be ready to hear from us shortly after you submit your application.
We are unable to accept any more candidates this summer that require a visa to work with us. Be sure to check our job board again in the Fall to be considered for our 2024 Summer Season!
Must be at least 18 years of age by the start of camp
Personal and/or professional experience in whitewater kayaking and/or stand-up paddleboarding a must have
+1 years of experience working with kids in a professional or volunteer setting preferred
Must enjoy spending time with kids and having fun!
Minimum of Basic First Aid & CPR certification by the start of camp (and we can point you in the right direction to get this done)
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.