The Outdoor Education Supervisor oversees all Educational Adventures (EA) programming, including new program development, staff recruitment, training, and operations management. This individual is responsible for the coordination of team development programs and serves as a member of the Whitewater Summer Camp leadership team. The Outdoor Education Supervisor is an on-site, full-time, benefits eligible position that reports to the Youth Program Manager.
• Manages all logistical and operational needs of EA groups (15 to 300+ students) in conjunction with Whitewater Event Coordinators.
• Serves as the main point of contact for EA groups while on-site.
• Develops programming for school groups (grades 3-12) that meet national and state education standards.
• Hires and trains Outdoor Educators to facilitate EA programs.
• Manages supply inventory and budgets for all educational programs.
• Coordinates all aspects of team building programs.
• Serves as an instructor for CPR/AED and Basic First Aid.
• Serves as the Program Supervisor for Whitewater Summer Camps. Responsible for developing and managing the daily camp schedule including coordinating with other departments for activities.
• Serves as a supervisory member of the rafting, land activity, and winter programming teams.
• Ensures quality supervision and safety for each guest participating in all assigned programs.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Must be 21 years of age or older.
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies/Education, Elementary Education, Outdoor Recreation, or related field.
• At least 3 years’ experience in environmental education, youth education, outdoor recreation, or summer camp facilitation.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G Suite.
• Certifications in CPR/AED and Basic First Aid are required within the first three months of employment.
• Must have an excellent driving record and ability to drive a 15-passenger van towing a trailer.
• Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and Whitewater events as needed.
• North Carolina Environmental Educator certification.
• Applicants must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Must be able to safely self-transport over uneven terrain or in a confined space.
• Must be able to bend, lean, stand, and kneel on a regular basis and for sustained periods of time.
• Must be able to lift and move at least 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work outdoors for sustained periods of time and in all weather and environmental conditions.
• Must be able to work in shared spaces with other employees and customers.
• All positions at Whitewater require employees to report and work onsite at Whitewater locations.
• Access to the Whitewater Center’s pass activities
• Staff discount program and pro deals
• Paid Time Off
• Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K)
About U.S. National Whitewater Center
Working at Whitewater
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.
The Whitewater Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Whitewater Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.