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Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2014

3 Season Instructor

Summer Camp Instructor

2 Season Instructor (Summer-Fall)

 

 3 Season Instructor

Duration: 8 months (Mid March- Mid November)

Job Details: During our spring and fall seasons Instructors lead our group programs including Challenge Course, Environmental Education, and Adventure. During our summer season Instructors lead adventure based summer camp programs and/or group programs. On weeks that are not full with programs, supplemental hourly work will be available. Hourly work relates to current Adventure Links programs or facility projects.

Qualifications:

• Minimum 21 years old. College degree in related field preferred.
• WFA and CPR Minimum. WFR expected by second year of employment. Staff members with WFR certification are given preference on overnight and expedition programs.
• Genuine desire to work with youth.
• Able to work full and active days outside in the elements.
• Experience working with youth in a leadership role. Training and experience relating to outdoor leadership, experiential education or classroom teaching is preferred.
• Flexible, good humored and personable.
• Invested in running quality Outdoor Education programs and developing skills as a facilitator and outdoor leader.
• Strong work ethic, responsible and accountable.
• Preference is given to applicants who are able to work for the entire length the employment period.

Responsibilities:

• Supervise participants and maintain emotionally and physically safe environments.
• Implement and instruct outdoor activities and Adventure Links curriculum.
• Manage daily program logistics.
• Work closely with a leadership team and coach assistant staff.
• Maintain program facility and gear.
• Communicate clearly and openly with Adventure Links administration.
• Practice and facilitate Leave No Trace ethic.

Training Dates: March 23 – April 4

Housing:
One of the major benefits of Adventure Links is the ability to live on-site, in small dorm like buildings on 235 acres of beautiful park land, with a community of peers. Along with this staff housing we offer a community kitchen/ bathroom with showers, laundry and wireless internet. Participating in this lifestyle is often a significant growth experience for our staff members.

Final date to submit an application: Applications are accepted year round. The hiring process for spring of 2014 will begin in December of 2013 for selected applicants.

 Summer Instructor

Duration:3 Months (June – August)

Job Details:As a member of our summer staff, program instructors facilitate weeklong outdoor adventure Day Camps, Residential Camps & Traveling Overnights for youth (8-14). Instructor teams facilitate a new adventure pursuit each day and lead groups of 14 participants as they explore a variety of outdoor recreation sites in Northern Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.

Lead Instructor Qualifications:

• Minimum 21 years old.
• WFA and CPR Minimum. WFR expected by second year of employment. Staff members with WFR certification are given preference on overnight and expedition programs.
• Genuine desire to work with youth.
• Experience working with youth in a leadership role.
• Training in outdoor leadership or significant personal outdoor experience.
• Desire to develop as an outdoor leader and facilitator.
• Flexible, good humored and personable.
• Invested in providing positive outdoor experiences for youth.
• Strong work ethic, responsible and accountable.
• Preference is given to applicants who are able to work for the entire length the employment period.

Responsibilities:

• Supervise participants and maintain emotionally and physically safe environments.
• Implement and instruct outdoor activities and Adventure Links curriculum.
• Manage daily program logistics.
• Work closely with a leadership team and coach assistant staff.
• Maintain program facility and gear.
• Communicate clearly and openly with Adventure Links administration.
• Practice and facilitate Leave No Trace ethic.

Assistant Instructor Qualifications:

• Minimum 20 years old.
• Minimum First Aid and CPR. WFA is preferred.
• Genuine desire to work with youth.
• Able to work full and active days outside in the elements.
• Experience working with youth or experience with the outdoors pursuits that we utilize.
• Desire to learn outdoor leadership and facilitation skills.
• Flexible, good humored and personable.
• Invested in providing positive outdoor experiences for youth.
• Strong work ethic, responsible and accountable.
• Preference is given to applicants who are able to work for the entire length the employment period.

Responsibilities:

• Supervise participants and maintain emotionally and physically safe environments.
• Implement and instruct outdoor activities and Adventure Links curriculum.
• Manage daily program logistics.
• Work closely with a leadership team and coach assistant staff.
• Maintain program facility and gear.
• Communicate clearly and openly with Adventure Links administration.
• Practice and facilitate Leave No Trace ethic.

Training Dates:June 6 - 20

Housing:
One of the major benefits of Adventure Links is the ability to live outside, in a canvas platform tent, in a beautiful setting with a community of peers on 325 acres of beautiful park land. Along with this living situation we offer a community kitchen/ bathroom amenities, laundry and wireless internet. Participating in this lifestyle is often a significant growth experience for our staff members.

Final date to submit an application: Applications are accepted year round.  The hiring process for summer of 2014 will begin in December of 2013 for selected applicants.



 2 Season Instructor (Summer - Fall)

Duration: 6 Months (June through Mid-November)

Job Details:During our fall season staff members lead our group programs. During our summer season staff members lead summer camp programs or group programs. On weeks that are not full with programs, supplemental hourly work will be available. Hourly work relates to current Adventure Links programs or facility projects.

Qualifications:

• Minimum 21 years old. College degree in related field preferred.
• WFA and CPR Minimum. WFR expected by second year of employment. Staff members with WFR certification are given preference on overnight and expedition programs.
• Genuine desire to work with youth.
• Able to work full and active days outside in the elements.
• Experience working with youth in a leadership role. Training and experience relating to outdoor leadership, experiential education or classroom teaching is preferred.
• Flexible, good humored and personable.
• Invested in running quality Outdoor Education programs and developing skills as a facilitator and outdoor leader.
• Strong work ethic, responsible and accountable.
• Preference is given to applicants who are able to work for the entire length the employment period.

Responsibilities:

• Supervise participants and maintain emotionally and physically safe environments.
• Implement and instruct outdoor activities and Adventure Links curriculum.
• Manage daily program logistics.
• Work closely with a leadership team and coach assistant staff.
• Maintain program facility and gear.
• Communicate clearly and openly with Adventure Links administration.
• Practice and facilitate Leave No Trace ethic.

Training Dates: March 23 – April 4

Housing:
One of the major benefits of Adventure Links is the ability to live on-site, in small dorm like buildings on 235 acres of beautiful park land, with a community of peers. Along with this staff housing we offer a community kitchen/ bathroom with showers, laundry and wireless internet. Participating in this lifestyle is often a significant growth experience for our staff members.

Final date to submit an application: Applications are accepted year round. The hiring process for spring of 2014 will begin in December of 2013 for selected applicants.

 

 

 

800-877-0954 - www.AdventureLinks.net
13220 Yates Ford Road
Clifton, VA 20124