Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? Do you love working with kids? Are you excited about the outdoors, teaching kindness, cooking, arts and crafts, rock climbing, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, sports, telling stories, and being creative? 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: The Logistics Coordinator will work with outdoor activity heads, the Kitchen Manager, and the Outdoor Program Manager to ensure that groups going out of camp have the food, gear and resources they need. The Logistics Coordinator will also be responsible for making sure the packout facility is kept stocked and clean (to NC health code standards), and the gear is in good repair. This person must enjoy being a mentor and resource for outdoor staff, and living and working in the outdoors.
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. In addition, rock climbing, canoeing, horseback riding and outdoor leaders are required to attend pre-orientation clinics that begin in late May.
Required Qualifications: Minimum 21-years-old. Experience with wilderness travel, basic gear repair knowledge, and excellent organizational skills. Ability to work independently. CPR and First Aid Certification, WFA preferred. 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.