Are you seeking a summer of meaningful work? Are you someone who has found the outdoors to be inspiring, working with kids to be impactful, and finding your community to be life-changing? 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 – Starting rate for California locations is $23/hour. Your hourly rate may be more based on your experience and/or certifications. Check out our compensation page for more details.
We are hiring Survival Skills Instructors for the following Bay Area locations:
**Our non-driving Camp Instructor positions at all of our California camps have been filled. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at the start of camp in order to drive Avid4 Adventure vehicles and campers.**
In this role you will
Co-lead groups of up to 13 campers in age and developmentally appropriate instruction with outdoor activities including: shelter building, fire making, navigation, plant and animal identification, and Leave No Trace principles.
Survival Skills Instructors may be asked to also instruct our other core sports – paddling, rock climbing, and mountain biking. We will provide you with all of the hard and soft skills you need to succeed in this position.
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.
Monday – Friday, about 40 hours/week
Mandatory training begins May 27. Programs begin June 5 – June 19 (location depending) and run through August 4 – August 11 (location depending).
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 be at least 18 years of age by the start of camp (all non-driver positions have been filled)
Staff must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license to drive camp vehicles, equipment, and campers. Drivers receive a 2% pay increase
+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 y
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.