Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? Do you love working with kids? Are you excited about the outdoors, teaching kindness, and caring for others? Do you dream of spending the summer in the mountains, star gazing, laughing with true friends and having the best summer of your life? If so, we hope you’ll apply to join our team at Eagle’s Nest for the summer of 2023!
Who We Are: Eagle’s Nest Camp is located on 200 acres of wooded land in the lush mountains of Western North Carolina just southwest of Asheville and down the road from Pisgah National Forest. Eagle’s Nest provides a joyful, inclusive community where campers finishing kindergarten – 11th grade are treated with respect and compassion. Campers have the opportunity to participate in 1-3 week long sessions which emphasize nature, arts, and community living while taking visual and performing arts, athletic and outdoor classes. Eagle’s Nest is an independent non-profit organization. We also host an outdoor adventure program for teens giving them the opportunity to spend two – three weeks backpacking, rock climbing and white water canoeing in North Carolina, across the country, and internationally.
Responsibilities: Working with a Registered Nurse or Physician’s Assistant, the EMT is responsible for providing daily health and first aid care to approximately 140 campers and 60 staff. The EMT is also responsible for working with outdoor staff to manage first aid kits.
Benefits: Competitive salary and one full day off each week. On campus housing, delicious healthy meals (including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options), extensive professional discounts, staff lounge with wifi and access to laundry facilities provided.
Dates: Position is from late May to August 14th, 2023.
Required Qualifications: At least 21-years-old, current EMT-Basic certification, and, if certified outside of North Carolina, must be able to get reciprocal certification in this state.
Preferred Qualifications: Wilderness EMT certification, clean driving record.
About Eagle's Nest Camp
Eagle’s Nest Camp is a coed camp over 90 years old, located in the lush mountains of Western North Carolina. Eagle’s Nest Camp provides a joyful, nurturing community where campers finishing kindergarten - 11th grade are treated with respect and compassion. Campers have the opportunity to participate in 1-3 week long sessions which emphasize nature, arts, and community living. Our mission is experiential education for young people, promoting the natural world and the betterment of human character.