Overview

The Insight Program at the Outward Bound Baltimore Chesapeake Bay School (CBOBS) strives to be the leading provider of character education in the Mid-Atlantic region. CBOBS offers day-long team building programs to intact groups of participants (i.e. schools, community organizations, companies, religious groups, etc.). Participants vary dramatically. The CBOBS Insight team focuses primarily on youth from Baltimore schools. However, the staff will also work with adults, teachers, police officers, and companies. An ideal candidate for the position will be competent in working with a variety of participants.

The Insight team will spend their days engaged in activities that foster collaborative problem-solving, constructive communication, a supportive environment, and stepping out of comfort zones. An Insight Instructor has the ability to competently facilitate ground games and initiatives, derive learning from experience, as well as an ability to safely manage and facilitate high-ropes elements.

PT Day Program Facilitator
Summary
The Insight Program at the Outward Bound Baltimore Chesapeake Bay School (CBOBS) strives to be the leading provider of character education in the Mid-Atlantic region. CBOBS offers day-long team building programs to intact groups of participants (i.e. schools, community organizations, companies, religious groups, etc.). Participants vary dramatically. The CBOBS Insight team focuses primarily on youth from Baltimore schools. However, the staff will also work with adults, teachers, police officers, and companies. An ideal candidate for the position will be competent in working with a variety of participants.

The Insight team will spend their days engaged in activities that foster collaborative problem-solving, constructive communication, a supportive environment, and stepping out of comfort zones. An Insight Instructor has the ability to competently facilitate ground games and initiatives, derive learning from experience, as well as an ability to safely manage and facilitate high-ropes elements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in required staff training
Assist in the design and facilitation of Insight programs as contracted with the client and in line with Outward Bound educational framework, philosophy, mission and processes
Assess students to ensure all activities are appropriate for demonstrated experience level and desired group outcomes
Lead and facilitate the following activities with students of different ages: High Ropes, Low Ropes, Initiative Games, Debriefing Conversations, and Outdoor Activities
Demonstrates multicultural competence and sensitivity
Demonstrate an on-going desire to work with Urban students in the outdoors
Compensation & Benefits
Paid based on the Outward Bound credit scale at a per-diem Facilitator pay level
Housing and food staples offered during work time
The facilitator position is part-time, hired

Tagged as: Climbing Skills, Full Time, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

Possess knowledge of own strengths, limitations and needs along with the willingness to seek constant improvement
40+ days of high ropes experience strongly encouraged
40+ days of group management and facilitation strongly encouraged
Experienced in working with a range of participant populations
Demonstrates proven competencies in managing challenging groups of students
Able to recognize when issues of inclusion and/or safety need to be addressed
CPR certified

About Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

The Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School is part of an international education movement dedicated to the idea that people are capable of far more than they know. Our leadership programs and character curriculum empower individuals in local schools, community organizations, and the police department to effect positive change in Baltimore.

Application Instructions

To Apply Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Rice Ermilio, People & Culture Coordinator, at [email protected]