Company Name:

SOAR, Inc.

Location:

BALSAM , North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Contract

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:

Some College Coursework

Date Posted:

December 15, 2017

Outdoor Trip Leader

 

SOAR is an outdoor and experiential education program utilizing 10, 12, 15, 18, and 26 day expedition style adventures with youth diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and/or Learning Disabilities.  Programs are co-ed, students are between the ages of 8 - 25, and groups consist of 7-8 students with 2 staff.  Course sites include the North Carolina Smokies, Florida Keys, Wyoming, and California.  Activities include rock climbing, whitewater rafting, backpacking, orienteering, llama treks, horsepacking, mountain biking, caving, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, and sea kayaking.

Outdoor Trip Leader

RESP:Supervise a group of 7-8 students (2 staff per group), for 24 hours a day, on 10 to 26 day courses; facilitate a safe and successful experience during the adventure based portions of the course; facilitate the development of life skills, organizational skills, self-esteem, problem-solving strategies, communication techniques, and social skills; assist in developing personal goals for each student; write a comprehensive student evaluation at the end of each course; and act as a role model for students by demonstrating maturity, responsibility, good organizational skills, and professional behavior. NC/FL: Available May 22 – August 18; WY/CA: Available May 27 – August 15.

 

QUAL:Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed); 2 years of college experience, in human service related field preferred (e.g., Education, Psychology, Recreation); current WFA and CPR certifications; Lifeguard required for FL and CA staff; experience and/or desire to work with LD and AD/HD youth; patience, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, maturity, and integrity required; experience in and/or desire to learn outdoor adventure activities; strong organizational and time management skills preferred.

BENEFITS: $2,250-$3,250/season, d.o.e. Extensive two-week training. Available May 21 – August 17, 2018, depending on course area.

Contact Person: Andrea Wackerle, andrea@soarnc.org or Laura Pate, pate-moore@soarnc.org, (828)456-3435

Industry: Outdoor & Adventure Programs

Job Function: Field Staff/Guide

Job Type: Contract

Job Duration: 1-3 months

Required Travel: 10-25%

 

 

Company Name:

SOAR, Inc.

Location:

BALSAM , North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Contract

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:

Some College Coursework

Date Posted:

December 15, 2017

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