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Fall Ropes Course Manager

Assistant Ropes Course Manager

Colorado Outdoor Learning School is an outdoor education program in Durango Colorado. We provide quality experiential education programs for local public and private schools. We focus on character development through challenge. We believe that when young people are challenged to push through fears or other challenges that there is huge opportunity for growth in these situations. Our ropes course is a key piece in our program for these reasons and more.

We are seeking an individual with ropes course experience to work for the fall running our ropes course, zipline, giant swing and leap of faith. The position start date is September 1st and runs through the beginning of November. Our preferred candidate will be ACCT level 1 certified, but we will consider sending the right candidate to an ACCT training to be certified. We will conduct extensive training on our course, and you will operate under our camp Ropes Course manager until he feels confident in your hard skills, soft skills, and decision making ability. At which point, our assistant ropes course manager will continue to operate under the leadership of our Ropes Course manager, but will be the on-site manager in charge of other belayers, course set-up and tear-down, participant safety, and any needed rescues or emergencies that may take place, as well as any needed maintenance of course equipment or hardware.

Position Requirements
-To be in agreement with the Cross Bar X statement of faith
-To have a relationship with Jesus Christ, and possess a desire to continually grow in your faith
-To have a desire to reach underprivileged youth with the gospel
-Must have extensive knowledge of ropes courses, knots and challenge course equipment.
-Must be a person willing to take charge, and be responsible for the safety of each and every participant.
-Must have a minimum of 6 months experience running or assisting with the operation of a ropes course.

Responsibilities
-Lead all ropes activities once trained and certified by the Ropes Course Manager.
-Engage in positive, encouraging ways with all campers, and take the opportunities given you to get to know them and share truth with them through the ropes activity.
-When not running ropes activities, aid in other support staff duties where assigned to include, but not limited to the following areas:

Washing Dishes
Cleaning the dining hall
Setting up, and assisting in leading group games
General camp clean-up
Skits & campfires
Overnight camping trips
Attendance and participation in morning meetings and staff devotionals


Salary (negotiable based on experience and length of commitment) + room & board

Contact Zac Smalley for more information!
zac@cooutdoorschool.com (970) 259-2946 ex. 2

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Ropes

 

 

Updated: 5/24/2017 11:23:09 AM

Job Contact:
Zac Smalley
(970) 259-2716

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Why work at Cross Bar X Youth Ranch:

Cross Bar X exists to reach at risk youth with the Gospel. For the over 30 years we have been blessed with the opportunity to provide quality, low cost Christian summer camps to urban and rural youth. Mission of CBX: Cross Bar X exists to reach socially and economically disadvantaged youth with the gospel of Jesus Christ. This is accomplished through: providing youth with Christ-centered summer camps. These give CBX a platform for year-round discipleship, outreach events, and involvement in a Bible believing church. Core Values 1. In everything we do, we present campers with the gospel of Jesus Christ. 2. Our desire is that no camper is turned away from Cross Bar X due to a lack of resources. 3. Each camper receives individual attention. 4. We foster spiritual growth through discipleship and mentoring. 5. Campers are encouraged to participate in a Bible believing church. 6. We seek to provide life skills and opportunity for spiritual growth through experiential education. 7. We seek to support and enrich the families of our campers.

2111 C.R. 222
    Durango, CO 81303-8166

(970) 259-2716

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