The Experiential Education Facilitator is responsible for the safe and effective implementation of the Princeton-Blairstown Center’s (PBC) adventure-based experiential education curriculum at the Blairstown Campus. The Experiential Education Facilitator works predominantly on and around the Blairstown Campus. The Experiential Education Facilitator utilizes a youth development model that actively engages participants, supports them in achieving individual and group goals, and helps students increase their social emotional learning (SEL), environmental education, and 21st Century skills.
Salary $500-600per week, with private room in two-bedroom apt, and board (valued at approximately $300 per week) and training (valued at approximately $750), plus $500 signing bonus/$300 completion bonus
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred, however experience in the field can be substituted.
• Documented successful experience working with young adults, individually and in groups.
• Experience participating in or leading low and high ropes courses, canoeing/kayaking/swimming, environmental education, rock climbing, or hiking trips.
• Outstanding customer service skills, group facilitation skills, and logistical planning experience.
• Wilderness First Responder certification preferred. First Aid, CPR, and AED certification required.
• ARC Lifeguard certification preferred or willingness to complete when training offered.
• ACCT I or II certification preferred or willingness to complete when training offered on Blairstown campus.
• Valid driver’s license
• Experience living or working with people from diverse cultures or backgrounds preferred.
• Able to work well with a team of others and a co-leader on a one-to-one basis.
• Able to work long hours, including evening and late-night programs, in high stress conditions.
• Able to live and work in both outdoor places and urban spaces
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment.
About Princeton-Blairstown Center
: The Princeton-Blairstown Center is a 114-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. EEFs facilitate groups of 10-12 students to help them learn critical 21st century skills.