Avid 4 Adventure

Summer Resident Camp Counselor - Outdoor Instructor

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Job Location

Bailey, CO, United States

Job Description

Summer Resident Camp Counselor - Outdoor Instructor
Bailey , CO
Summer Resident Camp Counselor - Outdoor Adventure Instructor

If you love kids and enjoy being outside, we want to talk to you!

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! We believe that our environment and our people are just as important as profit and we are proud to be a Certified B Corp and perennial Outside Magazine Best Place to Work .

Avid4 Adventure 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.

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 socioeconomic 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

  • 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.
  • Guide an overnight experience, ranging from an 1-night overnight onsite to a 5-day backpacking trip.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.

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 (includes camp counselor experience)
  • 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.

  • Weekly pay starts at $518.80 plus room and board; affordable health care benefits available!
  • 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 https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.
  • This position is required to live on the property. Room and meals are provided to you as a part of your compensation.


Location: Bailey, Colorado, US

Posted Date: 4/27/2022
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April 27, 2022
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