Overview

Responsible for assisting with the management of climbing and adventure programs (low ropes, climbing wall and offsite single pitch climbing trips), trip equipment, staff training, providing expert on-the-trail assistance for rock climbing trips (single pitch top rope anchor setting), and assisting all camps in trip preparation, management and clean up. This position often works independently though collaboration with all camps is necessary. This position will spend a significant amount of time in the field.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Climbing Skills

Qualifications:

• Documented training/certification or experience with institutional rock climbing and ropes course/adventure education activities.
• Documented experience/certification in the management of adventure/challenge activities.
• Personal rock-climbing experience
• The ability to communicate well with children and staff.
• Supervisory experience.
• Current WFA certification (WFR preferred). WFA can be obtained through Farm & Wilderness at no cost to the employee.
• Will be 21 years or older at start

About Farm & Wilderness Foundation

Farm & Wilderness Foundation (F&W) is a non-profit, educational organization operating eight summer camp programs for children and young adults. Set on a beautiful 1,500-acre campus in the Green Mountains of Vermont, F&W programs are rich in adventure, community, history, and spirit and foster an individual relationship with the natural world. While each camp and initiative provides unique programs based on age and interests, all F&W activities are shaped by Quaker principles and the common belief that individuals and communities are strengthened by justice, honesty, self-reliance, diversity and respect for all persons. People of any race, background, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or economic status are encouraged to apply to our camps as campers or staff.

Application Instructions

Please send your resume and interest in the position to our Human Resources Manager, Julie Sanderson, at [email protected]