Overview

Available to Start Date: ASAP
Salary Range: $42,000 – $52,000 DOE
Benefits: Medical, Life, Dental, Vision Insurance, FSA, PTO, IRA, Sick Leave, Pro-deals and more!
For more program information: https://soarnc.org/gap-year/

SOAR, Inc. is looking for a dependable, skilled outdoor professional who has 2+ years of experience in organized camping or outdoor adventure programming and supervision. Who has the desire to do excellent work with integrity and to support SOAR’s mission by leading the Wyoming adventure-based program location. This person needs good people and organizational skills, plus a desire to serve and support others.

Will be primarily responsible for the planning and implementation of SOAR’s GAP Year Program based in
Dubois, Wyoming. Will work with the EVR Team to supervise staff and maintain programs year round for
participants ages 11 to 24 and their families with AD/HD and other Learning Differences.

GAP Planning and Preparation:
Confirm logistics for GAP teams
Coordinate vehicle schedules and maintenance
Arrange permits, reservations, and fee waivers for program areas
Update GAP protocols and paperwork
Hire GAP Mentors
Assist with inquiry calls
Talk with educational consultants about prospective participants

GAP Administration:
Check out/in gear at start/end of the semester, provide support and maintenance
Plan and implement Mentor Training
Coach and review programming areas (including permits/fee waivers) with staff team; clarify “chain of
command” and establish “on-call” procedures
Coordinate participant arrival/departure
Assist with GAP marketing and development/growth of the program
Budget management and oversight
Develop site plans and proof expedition plans for expeditions
Oversee field expeditions
Oversee base living and volunteer experiences
Develop community relationships and find new volunteer opportunities
Coordinate with Central Wyoming College classes
Manage staff teams and ensure time off is given (provide staff relief when necessary)
Assist with EVR maintenance and upkeep of lower buildings
Maintain communication with participants’ families and educational consultants
Assist in shuttling GAP participants to volunteer experiences when necessary
Provide support with behavior issues
Oversee logistical support
Troubleshoot logistical issues
Provide feedback, insight, support, and complete field supervision
Provide emergency support, if needed
Assist with end of year administrative responsibilities
Coordinate and facilitate celebration Family Weekend
Summer Camp Duties:
Support Summer Director
Assist with staff hiring, California reservations, marketing of EVR programs, inquiry calls, accreditation, and
GAP/EVR budget

And more! You can view the whole job description at https://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/current-openings/

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Development, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Trail Supervisor

Qualifications:

Experience serving LD and/or AD/HD populations
Current certifications (or have the ability to obtain) WFR or higher and Lifeguard
Behavior management skills and strategies
Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum age 21
Experience in facility management
Two years of supervisory experience
Valid driver’s license with no DUI’s on record
Clear background check

About SOAR, Inc.

For over 45 years, SOAR outdoor adventure summer camps have helped youth and young adults ages 8-25 with ADHD and learning differences develop self-confidence, social skills and life skills. SOAR staff and instructors provide a community where campers are celebrated for their gifts, where they come to make friends, and where they have the freedom to be themselves. Campers get the opportunity to live in tents during the majority of their course and participate in exciting outdoor adventure activities such as rock climbing, horseback riding, SCUBA diving, llama treks, whitewater rafting, surfing, and much more! We are proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association.

Our camps offer outdoor adventure activities, for beginners and beyond, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the sunny Florida Keys, and wild and wonderful Wyoming. We also offer international camp courses in tropical Belize and Costa Rica (offered in alternate years).

Application Instructions

Please review the full job description at: https://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/current-openings/ Please send your resume and references to Director of Programs John Rogers at [email protected]