The mission of Project Adventure’s Youth & College Programs is to foster individual and team growth in an environment that is fun, safe and respectful. Using experiential activities, we provide opportunities for youth to make positive choices, gain self-confidence and learn skills that are critical to their lifelong development. These programs empower youth to experience and practice leadership, teamwork, problem solving and conflict resolution.
Facilitator Responsibilities include: Delivering direct service adventure programs for school-aged populations in Beverly, MA and the Greater Boston area. This is an as needed, per diem position. We are looking for individuals who have a strong facilitation and challenge course background, are comfortable and experienced in working with diverse groups of school-aged populations, and are looking to work in a fun and rewarding, fast-paced environment.
SKILLS NEEDED in the following areas:
• High and Low Challenge Course facilitation and/or top rope climbing.
• Knowledge of adventure models (Challenge by Choice, Full Value Contract, and Experiential Learning Cycle).
• Repertoire of cooperative games and problem-solving initiatives.
• Skilled in managing and connecting with groups ranging from 4th grade through college.
• Ability to put together a sequence of activities related to group goals/needs.
Individual must have current First Aid and CPR certification and be able to attend one 3-day staff orientation in the May or August of 2018 prior to employment.Benefits include: dynamic work environment, competitive daily rate, diversity of work opportunities, ability to earn free workshops offered by Project Adventure, and discounts on Project Adventure resources/products. Project Adventure is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Please note that our interview process includes a phone or in-person interview and attendance of one of our 3-day New Staff Orientations. Attendance is mandatory prior to employment in order to be considered. 2018 New Staff Orientation dates are: May 4th-6th and August 10th-12th, 2018.
Please send resume and letter of interest to:
YCP Operations Manager
719 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915 or
(Please list position title in subject line.) No phone calls please.