Overview

Team Development Facilitators provide challenging activities and insightful questions while leading groups through Whitewater Center Team Development program options. Team Development programs include half and full-day experiences in High and Low Ropes, Wilderness Survival Instruction and a variety of other tailored experiences. Paid training is available and required. Recruits must pass a written test and show proficiency on a skills assessment. This is a part-time, seasonal position that reports to Land Sports Operations Manager.

Responsibilities
• Conduct team development programs with clients in the field
• Lead groups safely and efficiently through a series of Whitewater activities and instruction
• Assess group information and goals to create appropriate programming
• Inspect courses and gear pre/post use in accordance with Whitewater Center policy
• Complete various client and program documentation (inspections, reports, group plans, and assessments)
• Communicate with a diverse group of participants, co-workers, and supervisors in a clear and effective manner
• Pass a written test, show proficiency on skill assessment and complete ongoing tests/assessments to maintain a current knowledge and programming base for team development
• Work a flexible and sometimes demanding schedule including weekends and holidays
• Actively engage in promoting a healthy and active lifestyle
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Demonstrate the ability to use sound judgment, keeping safety the top priority at all times
• Good oral and written communication skills and comfort with public speaking and presentations
• Comfortable asking questions during thought-provoking and challenging group discussions
• Ability to provide clear and concise safety and activity instructions
• Preferably a background or interest in Outdoor Education
• Maintain a team-focused mindset by contributing with a positive, supportive and professional attitude
• Prior Facilitator experience is very helpful but not required
• Must complete or have current First Aid and CPR Certificate

Physical Demands
• Must be able to safely self-transport over uneven terrain or in a confined space
• Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time
• Must be able to lift and move at least 25 pounds
• Must be able to work at a height of up to 120 feet, if facilitating High Ropes

Benefits
Access to Whitewater Center’s activity passes
Staff discount program and pro deals

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education

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 using the link provided below.