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ROPES COURSE FACILITATOR

Everwood Day Camp (learn more)

Sharon , Massachusetts (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2738250
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 30, 2017
  • Starting Date: June 25, 2018

Job Description

Working as a Ropes Course Facilitator, you will work with children, aged from 4 to 15, in leading low ropes (team-building and problem solving) games and initiatives and high ropes/challenge course facilitation. The Ropes Course Facilitator is responsible for running 35 minute activity periods for groups of around 15 children at a time, assisted by other ropes/challenge course staff and 1 or 2 counselors. The Ropes Course Facilitator position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some ropes, challenge course or rock climbing interest and/or experience. You would be supported by an experienced Ropes Course Director, who will provide guidance and feedback throughout the summer. Enjoy working in a beautiful wooded setting next to a lake in this challenging and equally rewarding position! Free ropes course certification training included! Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate low and high ropes fundamentals and techniques (this will be taught in staff training).
A working comfort level with heights (this can't be taught!).
The ability to climb and belay (belaying will be taught as part of staff training).
The physical strength and fitness to climb and belay consistently on a daily basis.

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 25th to Aug 24th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 17th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 4th when we are closed.
Salary range is $2300 and up for 9 weeks of work.
Extra income can be made (up to $700), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.

LOCATION

Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI!
Housing is NOT included.
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $2,300 to $2,500 Stipend
  • Job Categories: Career Education > Child Care Education
    Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Environmental Education
    Classroom Teacher > Health
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
    Administrator > Athletic/Activities Director
    Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • None degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Questions

    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Dane Pickles
    • 125 Lakeview St
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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