The Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC) is a 113-year-old non-profit that serves 8,000 young participants annually, primarily from historically marginalized communities. PBC’s programming focuses on nurturing participants’ social-emotional skills through experiential, environmental, and adventure-based activities, on our 268-acre campus, located in Blairstown, NJ (near the beautiful Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area). The Program Manager (PM) works year-round to plan, manage, coordinate, and evaluate 1-5 day programs for schools, community based organizations, and university partners. This includes determining program schedules, appropriate staffing, food service needs, and other logistics. The PM takes the lead and manages our Adventure Education programming (including Waterfront and High Ropes). The PM also supervises and coaches seasonal staff. Compensation: Salary Range $39-$45k (depending on experience), excellent benefits package, bonus & 401k, PD, food & private bedroom in shared house provided (valued at $20k). Flexible start date – preferably January 2022. BIPOC are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply – November 10.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field • Substantial professional experience working with children in education, youth development, and/or experiential education settings.• Program development and implementation experience.• Minimum two years documented experience training and facilitating low and high ropes courses, canoeing, backpacking, climbing.• Experience managing equipment and inventory.• Risk Management experience. More info - see our website at www.princetonblairstown.org/employment
Wilderness First Responder certification required or willingness to complete within introductory (3-month) period.• ARC Lifeguard certification required or willingness to complete within introductory (3-month) period.• ACCT II certification required or willingness to complete when training schedule permits.
• Able to work well with a team of others.• Able to work long hours, including evening and late-night programs, in high stress conditions and be available to take monthly on-call duty.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment.• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example, and dedication to the mission of Princeton-Blairstown Center.• Valid driver’s license, along with two years of driving experience.
About Princeton-Blairstown Center
: The Princeton-Blairstown Center is a 113-year-old non-profit that serves 8,000 participants annually, primarily from historically marginalized communities. PBC nurtures students’ social-emotional skills through experiential, environmental, and adventure-based programming on our 268-acre campus near the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.