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Currently recruiting for jobs that start between May 25th, 2024 and August 24th, 2024.

  • Climbing Trip Leader

    Trip Leaders
    Stillwater
    $600.00 / week + tips

    She Summits Co is seeking passionate, courageous, outdoorsy people who want to serve as role models for campers finishing 4th- 12th grade and adults in an adventure travel camp setting. These people are balanced, responsible, trustworthy, excited, and love to have fun. 

    Trip Leaders will work with all grade groups. We highly recommend reviewing the website for all of the camps with which are interested. This position works on an ever-changing schedule depending on the needs of the community and team. There is a clear system of communication, Google Schedule, and text chain for this information, but being flexible and open to a changing environment is needed.

    Training
    All Trip Leaders attend two weeks of adventure planning training. 
    Additionally- Single Pitch Instructors will receive two days of mentoring and connection with a local climbing guide company to help familiarize them with Maine climbing locations. 
    Trip Leaders will stay in the field for the duration of the summer, with Saturday evenings off in various places in Maine. 
    There may be availability for flexible dates. 
    This on-site, experiential training includes camping, backpacking, camp cooking, skills demonstrations, yoga practice, practical scenarios in first aid and risk management, and a review of camper files, permits, maps, menus, and itineraries. 

    General Responsibilities: 
    Supervise girls, who may be new to adventure camps/wilderness environments
    Lead multi-day backpacking trips and canoeing adventure activities
    Teach outdoor living, camping skills, and Leave No Trace ethics
    Maintain a constant awareness of and provide attention to individual camper needs
    Assess and manage environmental and human risks
    Provide wilderness medical care
    Drive campers in 12-passenger vans with probable trailers
    Communicate with contracted activity outfitters and your team staff
    Complete written reports and co-staff evaluations
    Use our BRAVE decision-making model to decide if something should be an activity that your group participates in
    To provide brave opportunities for participants to foster the development of their self-esteem.
    To provide situations for each camper to set goals and challenge themselves while discovering their own skills and abilities.
    To foster an appreciation for nature and encourage campers to take an active role in the stewardship of the environment, especially in the state of Maine
    To allow participants to experience others and create connections
    Be on duty for 2-5 weeks at a time with 24hrs off between camps which are every two weeks or every week depending on age group. 1-2 paid weeks off during the summer.

    Additional Required Qualifications:
    ●  AMGA or PCIA Single Pitch Instructor Certified 
    ●  At least one year of experience leading climbs in commercial industries like Adventure Travel, Summer Camps, and/or Outdoor Recreation

    Minimum Qualifications:
    ● Minimum age of 21 years old
    ● Clean driving record and clean criminal background record
    ● Single Pitch Instructor Certification from a certifying body like AMGA, PCIA, 

    Desired Qualifications:
    Previous Experience in youth development or outdoor education
    Previous experience leading backpacking trips of 1 week or more
    Previous experience driving 12-passenger vans
    Previous experience leading canoe trips
    Knowledge of and/or experience with the geographic area of trip
    Experience teaching science and/or natural history

    Additional Qualifications that Increase Salary: 
    ● Wilderness First Responder (nationally recognized certifications only, WMA preferred)
    ● Lifeguard certification
    ● Backcountry Food Handlers certification
    ● Leave No Trace Trainer or Master Educator certification
    ● Yoga instructor certification and/or yoga experience
    ● 2 or more seasons of experience working with teenagers in a camp/outdoor education setting
    ● 2 or more seasons of experience working in commercial rock-climbing industries

    Compensation
    ● Wages are $600/wk after training; $500 a week during training
    ● Climbing Days are compensated at an additional $100 a day. 
    ● Yearly pay increase for returning Trip Leaders
    ● Access to pro deals and gear discounts

    Essential Functions
    Applicants must be physically able to perform the following:
    ● Hike up to 10 miles at elevations up to 8,000 feet
    ● Traverse uneven terrain that could include gravel, dirt, mud, snow, and ice
    ● Hike quickly for up to 10 miles in emergency situations
    ● Live and work in a setting with variable weather conditions
    ● Move and/or lift up to 60 pounds; load and unload equipment/packs from vehicles
    ● Reach, climb, grasp, push and pull above and below shoulder levels; squat and bend

    Applicants must possess the following mental and emotional requirements:
    ● Emotional stability and maturity
    ● Promptness, reliability, and trustworthiness
    ● Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers, campers, contract outfitters/vendors, and parents
    ● Ability to work successfully with people from diverse backgrounds
    ● Ability to self-motivate and make independent decisions
    ● Flexibility, spontaneity, and the ability to respond quickly and appropriately to camper needs, daily program needs, and emergency situations
    ● Ability to model and teach safety and risk management
    ● Ability to organize and recall facts, figures, and information
    ● Ability to concentrate, focus, and accurately and efficiently perform required tasks
    Applicants must be tolerant of the following environmental exposures:
    ● Potentially hot, cold, wet, dry, and humid weather
    ● Variable and potentially extreme temperature conditions, depending on elevation, time of day, and season (June-August)
    ● Potential exposure to toxic substances (i.e. bleach, petroleum vehicle fuel)
    ● Potential exposure to natural disasters such as fire, flood, earthquake, landslide, or heavy snow
    ● Potential exposure to  dust, pollen, poison oak, and a variety of animals, plants, bees, and insects

    Perks
    Weekend Camp Duty in between camps will provide you with an opportunity to relax with campers and have dinner taken care of by SSC with an additional stipend of $100.00. 
    Pro deals and discounts

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    She Summits Co, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status that we could discriminate against. This policy applies to any employee, applicant, or camp participant.
    To Apply: shesummitsco.campbrainstaff.com
     

  • Day Camp Trip Leader

    Trip Leaders
    Stillwater
    $16.00 / hour + tips

    She Summits Co is seeking passionate, courageous, outdoorsy people who want to serve as role models for campers finishing 1st-8th grades in a day adventure travel camp setting. These people are balanced, responsible, trustworthy, excited, and love to have fun. We highly recommend reviewing the website for all of the camps with which are interested. This position works on an ever-changing schedule depending on the needs of the community and team. There is a clear system of communication, google Schedules, and a text chain for this information, but being flexible and open to a changing environment is needed.

    • All Trip Leaders attend one week of adventure planning training.
    • These positions do not include housing due to the place-based locations. 
      • Locations are all Maine based in Bangor, Bar Harbor, Rockland, Belfast, Yarmouth, and Scarborough. 
    • Trip Leaders work four days a week M-F during the hours of 7am-5pm, with weekends off. 
    • There is flexibility for hourly availability, day available, and time off during the summer.
    • This on-site, experiential training includes camping, backpacking, camp cooking, skills demonstrations, yoga practice, practical scenarios in first aid and risk management, and a review of camper files, permits, maps, and itineraries. This training takes place from June 10-16th.
       

    General Responsibilities:

    • Supervise girls, who may be new to adventure camps/wilderness environments
    • Lead day adventures around the state of Maine within your local area.
    • Teach outdoor living, camping skills, and Leave No Trace ethics
    • Maintain a constant awareness of and provide attention to individual camper needs
    • Assess and manage environmental and human risks
    • Provide wilderness medical care
    • Drive campers in 12-passenger vans with probable trailers
    • Communicate with contracted activity outfitters and your team staff
    • Complete written reports and co-staff evaluations
    • Use our BRAVE decision-making model to decide if something should be an activity that your group participates in
    • To provide brave opportunities for participants to foster the development of their self-esteem.
    • To provide situations for each camper to set goals and challenge themselves while discovering their own skills and abilities.
    • To foster an appreciation for nature and encourage campers to take an active role in the stewardship of the environment, especially in the state of Maine
    • To allow participants to experience others and create connections
    • Be on duty for up to 10 hours a day.
       

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum age of 21 years old
    • Clean driving record and clean criminal background record
    • Fun, funny, and fun lovin' attitude
       

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous Experience in youth development or outdoor education
    • Previous experience leading day or overnight trips
    • Previous experience driving 12-passenger vans
    • Previous experience leading canoe trips
    • Knowledge of and/or experience with the geographic area of trip
    • Experience teaching science and/or natural history
       

    Additional Qualifications that Increase Salary:

    • Wilderness First Responder (nationally recognized certifications only, WMA preferred)
    • Lifeguard certification
    • Leave No Trace Trainer or Master Educator certification
    • Yoga instructor certification and/or yoga experience
    • 2 or more seasons of experience working with teenagers in a camp/outdoor education setting
       

    Compensation

    • Wages are $500 a week during training/ $16 an hour after training
    • Yearly pay increase for returning Trip Leaders
    • Access to pro deals and gear discounts
       

    Essential Functions
    Applicants must be physically able to perform the following:

    • Traverse uneven terrain that could include gravel, dirt, mud, snow, and ice
    • Hike quickly for up to 10 miles in emergency situations
    • Live and work in a setting with variable weather conditions
    • Move and/or lift up to 60 pounds; load and unload equipment/packs from vehicles
    • Reach, climb, grasp, push, and pull above and below shoulder levels; squat and bend

How to Apply

Click on the link below to submit an application. We review applications every Tuesday and will send out invitations to interview or an email letting you know that we won't be interviewing this year. Following interviews we typically let you know in two weeks if we are hiring you or not. We believe that everyone should get feedback and information regardless of hiring status. We look forward to hearing from you! 


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