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.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Cooks and Food Service, Development, Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


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.

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 U.S. National Whitewater Center

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is dedicated to the promotion of the active lifestyle. Since 2006, the USNWC has been promoting access to the outdoors for all levels of participants through its 30+ land and water-based activities, outdoor instruction and certification programs, festivals, races, films, and various outdoor events throughout the year. Whether you visit the Center’s 1,300 acres on the Catawba River or engage in the brand’s mission through one of our off-site initiatives, the USNWC empowers guests to play, relax, and learn outside.

Application Instructions

Please apply directly through our employment page at the link below.