Organization: Camp Joy
JOB TITLE: Ropes Facilitator/Technician
STATUS: Part Time/Seasonal/As Needed
DEPARTMENT: Outdoor School Programs/Student Leadership Programs/Venture Out!
REPORTS TO: Department Program Managers
OVERALL FUNCTION: Deliver high quality, innovative, mission-centered programs through all Joy teams (Outdoor Education, Adult, Young Adult, and University). Program activities include facilitation of High and Low Challenge courses (i.e. high/low ropes) and Group and Leadership Development. Populations served vary from elementary through college students and adults.
Role model exceptional customer service by providing positive interactions with participants,clients, and staff.
Create positive relationships by learning participant’s name, interacting with participants and creating opportunities for participants to learn and grow.
Respond effectively and efficiently to participant, client, and staff needs.
Adhere to all Camp Joy policies and procedures.
Receive and stay current on required certifications and verifications.
Clearly instruct participants on equipment, safety, and procedure for course.
Keep a constant, watchful eye on property, facilities, resources, guests and self.
Be prepared to respond to group needs including emergency situations.
Facilitate front load and debrief discussions to establish purpose for the activity.
Day to day operations including but not limited to: client trainings, program set-up/tear-down,inspecting facilities and equipment, and providing program support.
Complete all required paperwork including but not limited to: incident report, course usage, andpayroll forms.
Establish age appropriate and clear behavior and safety expectations for every group and program.
Identify the need for intervention.
Respond to issues and discipline with dignity in appropriate manner.
Constantly assess the needs and abilities of guests.
Provide physical and emotional support when necessary and appropriate.
Effectively maintain open communication with participants, clients, and staff
Be willing to assist and support guests and staff.
Arrive on time and prepared for all programs, meetings, and tasks.
Must be 18 years of age or older
Successfully complete pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening.
Successfully complete 40 hour Challenge Course Training Session.
Ability to lift/move 30-50 pounds
Provide availability and commit to a flexible schedule.
Ability to work full and active days outside (under all weather conditions and uneven terrain).
Given appropriate training, applicant must be able to meet Association for Challenge Course
Technology Level 1 Practitioner standards including but not limited to the following:
o Recognize inherent risk specific to activities and program areas.
o Effectively supervise and monitor participants at heights up to 50 feet.
o Efficiently maneuver and assist participants at heights up to 50 feet.
Experience and ability to communicate and work with a wide range of ages of clients and staff.
Experience in organization development and leadership, high and low challenge course facilitation and customer service.
STATEMENT OF OTHER DUTIES:
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions: and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign for reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at the time.
TRAININGS AVAILABLE: Camp Joy Challenge Course Training, First Aide/CPR/AED, and Facilitation Coaching
LOOKING TO FILL: On-going to build a large team of adjunct facilitators.
SALARY: $12-$16/ hour
Warren County YMCA Membership Discount
Outdoor Gear Retail Stores (i.e. Liberty Mountain, Mountain Khaki, etc) discounts
Shoe discounts (Teva Pro, Chaco)
TO APPLY: http://camp-joy.org/about/employment/adjunct-staff/
QUESTIONS: Kirstin Harris 937-289-9147