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Avid 4 Adventure

Resident Camp Instructor

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Job Location

Evergreen, CO, United States

Job Description

Overnight Camp
Evergreen, CO, USA
Full Time (Seasonal)

Avid4 Adventure, voted on Outside Magazine's Top 50 Best Places to Work list for multiple years in a row, is hiring Instructors for our summer resident camps in Colorado. Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our campers with enthusiasm and passion. Instructors provide 24-hour care for our campers and act as their primary support while in cabin, on/off property, on expeditions, and more. We are seeking staff that share our core values and will:
  • Live Fun
  • Live Environmentally Connected
  • Live Truth
  • Live Smart(er)
  • Live Gratitude
  • Live Empowered
  • Live Balanced
  • Live Community

At Avid4, we embrace inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity, and we acknowledge that the outdoor/adventure education industry has been and remains a space dominated by white privilege and those from a higher socio-economic status. We are actively working to improve diversity and inclusion both within Avid4 Adventure and in the outdoor industry! Visit our Inclusivity page to learn more about our commitment and progress.

CORE Responsibilities
  • Happy Campers
    • Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities.
    • Lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through our outdoor adventure program featuring rock climbing, mountain biking, paddle sports, and more.
    • Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.
  • Stellar Programs
    • Guide an overnight experience, ranging from an 1-night overnight onsite to a 5-day backpacking trip.
    • Organize and participate in camp programming, ranging from outdoor sports to camp games and rituals.
  • Passionate Staff
    • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
    • Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of campers, programs, and staff.

Job Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years of age by the start of camp training.
  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA, WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) and CPR by the start of camp training.
  • 1+ years of experience working at a resident camp is preferred but not required.
  • Valid drivers' license is required for 21+ years old staff. All 21+ years old staff will go through a 2-day 15-passenger van driving training during your first week of employment.

Important Details
  • Staff training: Staff training begins in early June.
  • Camp Dates: early June - early August. For specific dates and details on each location & program, please click here .
  • Work Days: Resident camps are a 24/7 operation. The resident camp leadership team will create a schedule that provides you with one evening off/week and segments of other time off throughout the week.

  • Our pay aligns with the living wage in all areas we operate! Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including rates and experience additives at .
  • This position is required to live on the property. Room and meals are provided to you as a part of your compensation.

About Avid4 Adventure

Founded in the heartland of outdoor adventure, Boulder, Colorado, Avid4 Adventure has been activating kids' outdoor genes for over 15 years through our summer camp programs. We lead campers on adventures that include climbing, biking, paddling, hiking and more! With a mission of empowering kids to choose active outdoor lifestyles , our programs are designed to launch kids into a lifetime of outdoor adventure. We believe that our environment and our people are just as important as profit and we are proud to be a Certified B Corp .

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Location: Evergreen, Colorado, US

Posted Date: 12/28/2021
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December 28, 2021
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