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CABIN LEADER (Counselor)

TO APPLY: Please fill out the application found here:


Department: CODES School/Outdoor Education for 5-8th grade

Appointment Type: Full-Time, Seasonal for SPRING (January - May 2019), with opportunities for continued employment through SUMMER (May - August 2019)

Primary Responsibilities:

• Supervise & lead cabin groups of 10-22 students in the activities, classes & hikes associated with the CODES program through the San Bernardino National Forest
• Design & present your own lesson plans based on the CODES curriculum for the Character Talk program
• Help facilitate meals and the fun, interactive activities that happen therein
• Instruct camp activities such as archery, Gaga ball, basketball, volleyball, turf games, arts & crafts, etc.
• Participate in large group games, skit nights, campfire activities, etc.
• Maintain a balance of fun and discipline to ensure a world class experience for all schools in attendance
• Mentor youth, showing care and consideration when dealing with frequent student issues (e.g. bullying, homesickness, defiance, special learning needs, etc.)

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Be a Naturalist (outdoor educator role)
• Help with all-camp duties such as Turn-Over (prepping cabins and common areas for the next group), Kitchen Team (cooking, serving meals, dishes), Maintenance, and program (zipline, pool, lake hike) for non-school guest groups in attendance on weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma and valid driver's license are required
• Good moral character, strong leadership skills & a high level of maturity

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience working with youth (elementary & middle school aged)
• Passionate about science, nature, camping and the outdoors
• Strong leadership, communication, and time management skills
• Able to quickly respond to emergency situations
• Able to interact comfortably with, and manage, students of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and students with special learning needs
• Able to accept guidance and supervision
• Outgoing, friendly demeanor, responsible, diligent, consistent in discipline
• Able to navigate wilderness trails averaging 2-4mi/day
• A strong commitment to Christ, demonstrating good character, integrity and adaptability
• A current American Red Cross First Aid & CPR certification (offered as part of training)

TO APPLY: Please fill out the application found here:

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Outdoor Education



Updated: 10/14/2018 8:05:51 PM

Job Contact:
Dani Beauford
(909) 794-2824

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Why work at Mile High Pines:

...Because our values make all the difference! We are a ministry minded camp with missionary minded co-workers. We treat staff like family and our guests like friends. We offer competitive pay and benefits, opportunities for professional development, and the chance to experience what it's like to live in a National Forest. So if you can commit to 1) Magnify Christ, 2) Pursue Excellence, 3) Provide Genuine Service, 4) Anticipate Needs, and 5) Have Fun, we are waiting for you!

42739 CA Highway 38
    Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

(909) 794-2824

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