The Whitewater Center offers a variety of part-time and seasonal positions at the world’s premier outdoor center. Whitewater staff are responsible for delivering exceptional experiences through outdoor activities, summer camps, field trips, instruction, team-building programs, festivals, races, competitions, and food/beverage services.

We are seeking team members that engage with guests and deliver high quality programming through every facet of the operation. Our primary goal is to find motivated, bright, hardworking, and dedicated individuals. Departments include Outdoor Sports, Food and Beverage, and other Hospitality functions.

The placement in a specific role will be determined at a later phase in the selection process. The applicant’s interest in a specific job and any existing technical skills, along with the Whitewater Center’s current needs, will be considered before a job offer is extended. Applicants interested in a specific opportunity should state their employment preferences in the online application.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Cooks and Food Service, Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders, Water Skills

Required Skills:

No previous technical skillset is required. Whitewater staff will train and teach the hard skills required for each role.

Age requirements vary by job and the responsibilities undertaken. The minimum age for any applicant is 16, but some positions require a higher minimum age.

Candidates with broader availability are preferred; limited availability may impact an applicant’s employment potential.

About The U.S. National Whitewater Center

The U.S. National Whitewater Center is a North Carolina 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to facilitating and promoting access to the outdoors for everyone. The mission of the U.S. National Whitewater Center is to build stronger communities by:

- Promoting healthy and active lifestyles
- Developing environmental stewardship
- Encouraging family and civic interaction

Whitewater’s mission is rooted in the belief that we all share a genetic code that compels us to play outside and share these experiences with others. This mission is accomplished through promoting access and opportunities to play outside and bring people together. Our approach is simple: Make it compelling and easy to engage with nature and invite others to join.

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