Plan outdoor adventures for historically marginalized youth on our 268-acre campus near the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area! Be part of our year-round team as we develop and deliver environmental and outdoor (ropes and challenge course) programs for schools, community-based organizations, and university partners in the New York metropolitan area. The Program Manager supports the Director of Programs and Assistant Director in all aspects of program management, coordination, implementation, and delivery at the Blairstown Campus. In addition to staff training and management of our extensive high/low ropes and challenge course elements. Develop, facilitate, and debrief adventure based/experiential education curriculum including adventure course, low and high ropes course, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing/kayaking/swimming, and restoration programming designed to help students develop 21st Century and social-emotional skills that include learning to communicate cooperatively, problem solve, and work together to achieve common goals.
• Must possess or be working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
• Substantial professional experience working with children and adolescents in education, youth development, and/or experiential education settings.
• Minimum two years documented experience training and facilitating low and high ropes courses, canoeing, backpacking, expeditions, and rock climbing.
For full details and to apply, see our website at www.princetonblairstown.org/employment
Job Location – Blairstown, NJ
Salary Range $39-$45k (Depending on Experience),
Excellent time off package (3 weeks of vacation, 6 sick days, 11 Holidays, 1 Heritage Day, 2 wellness days),
Generous health care/dental/vision package, 3% employer contribution to 401k, bonus, $1,000 annual professional development funds, in-service training, food, shared house/private bedroom in recently renovated semi-furnished house (room & board valued at $20k).
Flexible start date - preferably Jan, 2022
About Princeton-Blairstown Center
Princeton-Blairstown Center's social emotional learning programs promote community and help participants strengthen the creative problem-solving, teamwork and leadership skills necessary for success in the 21st century. Our experiential education facility and staff provide participants with the opportunity to try new things and empower students to connect personal actions and the effect they have on their academic and personal lives.