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Positive Adventures, LLC has been providing premier Outdoor Education programs and Summer Camps in Southern California for over 15 years. Our family owned company is leading the way in professionalism, industry standards, and risk management. Positive Adventures is born with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong commitment to our community and volunteerism.

Positive Adventures outdoor educators use the outdoors to inspire health and wellness in youth across California. Our programs focus on learning new skills and expanding individual’s awareness of self and others through Emotional Intelligence education. Be a part of a team that is making a difference in our world by teaching youth invaluable skills for their future!

Overview

Positive Adventures is hiring Summer Camp Adventures Guides to support our adventure-based summer camp here in San Diego. Camp runs Monday-Friday with a new outdoor adventure each day. Our staff guide kayaking, snorkeling, rock climbing and surfing adventures, while cultivating an environment of fun, safety and teamwork. Our campers range from ages 7-12 and love being outside! You can find more information by visiting our camp website. www.positiveadventures.com/summer-camps/

Camp Staff must Attend Staff Training June 7th-9th

Meeting Location:
Positive Adventures Camps meet at different locations throughout the week. Drop off time is between 8:00am – 8:30am, pickup is between 4:30pm – 5:00pm.

Explorers (Ages 7-9) & Navigator (Ages 10-12) Program Locations:
Monday: Mission Beach/Mission Bay – Snorkeling and Beach Activities
Tuesday: Mission Trails Regional Park – Rock Climbing Adventure
Wednesday: Aqua Adventures Mission Bay – Kayaking
Thursday: Mission Beach – Surfing and Sand Castle Build Contest
Friday: Mission Trails Regional Park – Hiking and Exploration

Dates:
Session 1 – June 14 – June 18
Session 2 – June 21 – June 25
Session 3 – June 28 – July 2
Session 4 – July 5 – 9 (Almost Full)
Session 5 – July 12 – 16 (Almost Full)
Session 6 – July 19 – 23 (Almost Full)
Session 7 – July 26 – 30
Session 8 – August 2 – 6

Position Responsibilities

  • Facilitate groups of 13-15 campers through multi-activity OE curriculum.
  • Ability to facilitate team building initiatives, group games, ice breakers and warm up activities. Training provided. Prior experience is a plus.
  • Manage the risk involved with OE programs including group management, activity specific risks and emotional and social boundaries.
  • Manage belay stations effectively in both the ropes course and top-rope rock climbing site environments. Training provided. Prior experience is a plus.
  • Lead groups through activity rotations such as: high ropes course, scrambling and hiking, environmental education hikes and lessons, low ropes team building.
  • Prior experience is a plus.

Position Qualifications

  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • WFR or WEMT preferred
  • 2 years of experience working in the outdoor education field with youth.
  • Proficient skills in the following: group facilitation, team-building initiatives and games, belaying, ropes courses, risk management, environmental education and interpretation, ecology and natural history.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and teamwork skills.
  • Proven ability to manage youth groups.
  • Reliable mode of transportation (carpool options avail) and cell phone.
  • Availability to attend a three-day paid training June 7th-9th
  • Ability to pass a background check/live scan.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to pajobs@positiveadventures.com. Please put Summer Camp Adventure Guide in the title of your email.

Thank you for your interest in Positive Adventures!
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