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Avid4 Adventure

  • NA, Orinda, CA
  • avid4.com
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Mountain Biking Specialist – Field Expeditions

  • Do what you love! As a member of the Avid4 team, you will spend your days outside inspiring a new generation of outdoor adventurers.
  • Join an amazing staff community! You will be joining a team of insatiable outdoor enthusiasts - all year long, our team's communication channels are buzzing with invitations for trips, climbing days, happy hours, and other events.
  • Great perks! We are proud to pay all of our staff at least the living wage in the areas in which we have programs. We also value experience and certifications that enhance your outdoor educator profession. Additionally, you will have free access to our gear during non-camp hours, pro deals, adventure grants, and optional professional development opportunities.
  • Positions available to match your passion and experience!

Industry

min experience

salary range

$889 - $889 / week

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

Does the outdoors call to you? Do you feel a genuine connection to nature and can’t wait to inspire youth to find their own love for mountain biking? As a Mountain Biking Specialist with our Expeditions Program you will do exactly that by guiding kids on mountain biking adventures. You will also be asked to support multisport, climbing, and possibly backpacking trips. Our programs spend the week at a base camp located at campsites in state parks. This is a field position that runs Sundays through Fridays throughout the summer.

Why Avid4 Adventure?

  • We were again voted by Outside Magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work.
  • We are the only summer camp in the world that is a Certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation).
  • We truly live by our Core Values.
  • We are committed to improving inclusion, diversity, justice, and equity both internally and in the outdoor industry as a whole. You can learn more about our JEDI commitments and progress here.
  • Benefits – Access to affordable health insurance, access to free gear, discounted pro deals on gear, professional development, public transportation reimbursement to/from camp, and more!
  • Compensation – Weekly rates start at $889/week in California but increase with additional experience and certifications. All meals provided during expeditions. Learn more about our compensation and bonus structure here.

We also have Mountain Biking Specialist positions available at our Colorado Overnight Camps and at many Day Camps across the US! If you’re interested in being considered for other locations – be sure to let us know!

In this role you will

  • Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities.
  • Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor activities including: rock climbing, mountain biking, Leave No Trace principles, and team building activities.
  • Guide a 5-night overnight experience, from Sunday to Friday weekly.
  • You may be asked to also instruct paddling – training provided.
  • Serve as a role model and guide campers by exhibiting appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities.
  • Follow and educate campers on safety protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of participants.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.

Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the start of training.
  • Personal or professional experience mountain biking on single tracks.
  • 1+ years of experience leading kids on multi-day camping or backpacking trips.
  • Passion for outdoor expeditions! Must be comfortable with multi-day camping excursions and the 24-hour supervision expectations of this position.
  • By the start of camp training, must have an active Wilderness First Responder (WFR, EMT, or W-EMT) and CPR certification.
  • Valid drivers’ license is required. All staff will go through a 2-day 15-passenger van driving training during your first week of employment

Work Schedule

  • Sunday morning – Friday afternoon. Scheduled time off is Friday evening and all day Saturday.
  • Mandatory training begins May 20. Expeditions run through August 4.

READY TO JOIN THE TEAM??

We understand your time is valuable which is why we have a simple, 3-minutes or less, mobile-friendly application. We also like to be transparent about our interview process so here is what you can expect after you apply:

  • Step 1: Complete a one-way video interview and submit three references (personal and/or professional)
  • Step 2: 20-minute live virtual interview
  • Final decision!!

This process moves quickly so be ready to hear from us shortly after you submit your application.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://avid.workbrightats.com/jobs/942771-282407.html

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