Mountain Recreation Outdoor Programs offer a fun, exciting environment to our participants and staff alike; one that fosters opportunities for expanding our outdoor knowledge, learning new skills, and enjoying the outdoors! Applicants must be enthusiastic and love working outdoors with children, enjoy being part of a team-focused environment, and have strong communication and group management skills.
We’re looking for talented individuals to help support our Outdoor Recreation department and it’s various programs including: camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, paddle sports, hiking, fly-fishing, and backpacking for the 2022 summer season. Ideal candidates for this position have a desire to one day be a Guide or program leader. In this role they will work as a part of the Outdoor Recreation Programs Team to facilitate recreation programs in an assigned area, providing high quality recreation opportunities for the community in partnership with SOS Outreach.
Schedule: Seasonal: Late May – Mid-August; Part-Time Hourly
Salary: $14.06 – 17.00/hour; DOE
Benefits include: 3.75% contribution to 401a account, and accrued sick leave according to the HFWA. Every employee receives a membership to all Mountain Recreation facilities. For more information on benefits, check out our website at https://mountainrec.org/benefits-overview/
Location: Eagle County, Colorado
Must be 15 years or older AND
High school graduation or equivalency, or currently attending high school; AND
Previous experience working or volunteering with children/youth; OR
Any satisfactory combination of experience and education which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above-described duties.
Current First Aid and CPR, or the ability to obtain these certifications prior to beginning employment.
· Have a positive attitude and good sense of humor and strong communication skills
· Customer service skills
· Comfort and passion in working with youth outdoors
· Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative relationships with all program contacts
· Lift, restrain, and run after participants
· Lift equipment and supplies
· Work cooperatively with others and create positive relationships with other staff and the public
Child development and age-appropriate activities
A desire to make a positive difference in the community
Ability to work as a team player
About Mountain Recreation
Mountain Recreation is an Eagle County, Colorado metro recreation district that primarily serves area residents. Founded in 1980, the Mountain Rec district has grown significantly over its history to include three large indoor facilities, athletic fields, outdoor activity areas, plus a variety of recreational programs and services. We create experiences that make our community better than yesterday, where lifelong goals are achieved, and dreams are born. We don’t settle for anything less than excellence in every area of our organization. We have the courage to be honest and adapt to change. Regardless of role, those values are embedded into our organization making us a true leader in recreation. We believe everybody deserves to be healthy and happy.