Overview

Job Title: Adventure Instructor
Department: Adventure Programs
Compensation: $800 per week base rate, 10% boost for Spanish speakers, 3% raise for returning staff.
Schedule: 6+ days per week
Dates of Employment: May 13, 2024 or May 20, 2024 – August 16, 2024
Reports To: Adventure Programs Manager
Housing Available: Yes

About Keystone Science School
With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities. KSS offers a variety of adventure and traditional camp activities within a structured environment designed to allow each camper and participant to understand their potential. In all programs, campers and participants will create lifelong friendships, explore and learn about the natural world, and gain leadership and wilderness skills. For more information go to keystonescienceschool.org
With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with clients, as well as how we work together as a team.

Job Duties

Main areas of focus:

65% Teaching and facilitating programming/activities;
10% Lesson planning and curriculum development;
25% Support duties (e.g. facilitation of meals, set up/clean up, transportation, student free time).

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills

Qualifications:

Experience leading/guiding participants in a wilderness/backcountry setting (minimum of 5 overnight trips);
Prior experience working with school-age children: at least three (3) months (460 hours) of full-time or equivalent part-time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children;
Experience with risk management practices of the outdoor education industry;
Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain

Required Skills:

Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children in a backcountry setting;
Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds, opinions, beliefs, abilities, and experience;
Proven ability to develop and facilitate science, diversity & inclusion, leadership, and risk management lessons;
Ability to adapt instruction and lessons to meet a wide variety of learners utilizing different educational philosophies;
Ability to be creative, adaptable,

Preferred Skills:

Experience leading/guiding participants in a wilderness/backcountry setting (minimum of 5 overnight trips);
Prior experience working with school-age children: at least three (3) months (460 hours) of full-time or equivalent part-time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children;
Experience with risk management practices of the outdoor education industry;
Age 21+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience, excellent driving record, and a valid driver's license;

About Keystone Science School

With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities. KSS offers a variety of adventure and traditional camp activities within a structured environment designed to allow each camper and participant to understand their potential. In all programs, campers and participants will create lifelong friendships, explore and learn about the natural world, and gain leadership and wilderness skills. For more information go to keystonescienceschool.org

With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with clients, as well as how we work together as a team.

Application Instructions

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