SOAR is an outdoor and experiential education program utilizing 10, 11, 15, 16, and 18 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. We are looking for Adventure Camp Staff to work in one of our program locations – Balsam, NC; Dubois, WY; or Camp Wesumkee, FL Keys.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.
QUALIFICATIONS: 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 (or willingness and ability to obtain); Lifeguard required for FL; 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.
TO APPLY: Complete a staff application on-line at http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/ or contact Ryan Smith at [email protected]
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