Job Description

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Job Title
Outdoor Education/Adventure Activities Assistant Director - Seasonal
Education
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Category
Recreation
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Location
Estes Park Center - Estes Park, CO US (Primary)
Job Type
Seasonal
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Job Description

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center
Job Description - Outdoor Education/Adventure Activities Assistant Director

Job Title: Outdoor Education/Adventure Activities Assistant Director                                                                                                                                                                                 Status: Non-Exempt
Employee Classification: Seasonal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Reports to: Outdoor Education Director    

The YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center is the largest YMCA conference center in the world. 
At nearly 900 acres in size and serving over 200,000 guests each year, a dedicated team of 
individuals work to provide guests with a world-renowned experience.

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Outdoor Education Director, the Outdoor Education Assistant Director will assist with booking, training, and facilitating Outdoor Education Groups. The Assistant Director role will also transfer to the Adventure Activities summer program with similar responsibilities.

Outdoor Education Assistant Director Essential Functions / Requirements:
*     Assist in planning and leading Outdoor Education training
*     Communicate with schools and schedule programming
*     Possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Education, Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, or similar area of study
*     Have experience and enjoy working with children
*     Ability to work as a team leader and supervise Outdoor Education staff in contributing to the goals of the program
*     Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles. (approved driver only)
*     Be able to carry up to 40 pounds and hike up to 6 miles on uneven terrain each day

General YMCA of the Rockies Requirements:
*     Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
*     Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs
*     Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
*     Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff
*     Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
*     Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
*     Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards

Outdoor Education/Adventure Activities Assistant Director Essential Functions / Requirements:
*     A bachelor's degree in Outdoor Education or related field preferred
*     Two years of general program and facilitation experience are required
*     A high degree of human relations skills in working with staff, volunteers, parents, youth, co-workers, students, teachers, administrators and guests is required
*     Assist in Program Development and advancement
*     Must pass criminal background check
*     Assist is maintaining safety procedures in Outdoor Education and Adventure Activities programs
*     Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles

What we offer:
This is a seasonal position with a pay rate of $13.50/hour (based on 40 hours/week) position including:

  • Room & Board Agreements 
  • Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
  • Board (3 meals per day, 7 days per week)
  • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
  • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop
  • Free Grand Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort - limited number available, first come first served basis)
  • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities


Other Functions / Requirements:
*     Contribute to a maintained, clean, and organized staff area
*     Assisting with training Outdoor Education and Adventure Activities Staff
*     Assist with maintaining/organizing logs, waivers, assessments
*     All other duties as assigned


Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, 
responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
 

Exemption Type
Non-Exempt
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