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Climbing/Activity Specialist at SOAR, Inc.

Location:

North Carolina

 

Job Type:

camp counselor

Length of 
Employment:

May 20st-August 16th, 2019

Compensation:

$2500-$3500/season, d.o.e.

Website:

www.soarnc.org

Job Description

Work with groups of 7-8 students with 2 instructors
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set rock climb and rappelling sites and act as site
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manager; provide relief to instructors in the field;
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facilitate and manage high ropes course activities;
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Requirements

Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed).
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Minimum of 2 years college experience, preferable in
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Recreation Therapy, Outdoor Recreation, Education,
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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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