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Outdoor Trip Leader at SOAR, Inc.

Location:

Balsam, NC

 

Job Type:

camp counselor

Length of 
Employment:

May 20th-August 16th, 2019

Compensation:

$2500 - $3500/summer

Website:

www.soarnc.org

Job Description

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WY/CA: Available May 27 – August 15.


Requirements

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Company/Organization Information

SOAR is an outdoor and experiential education program utilizing 10, 12, 18, and 26 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 - 18, and groups consist of 7-8 students with 2 staff. Course sites include the North Carolina Smokies, Florida Keys, Wyoming, and California. Activities include: Rock climbing, whitewater rafting, backpacking, orienteering, llama treks, horsepacking, mountain biking, caving snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, and sea kayaking.


How to Apply

Complete a staff application on-line at www.soarnc.org or contact Laura Pate, Director of Operations, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435,



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