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Outdoor Education Program Instructor

Outdoor Education Program Instructor
23/2024 Season runs from mid September to early June
The Program Instructor’s primary role is to lead hikes, teach lessons based on the state science standards, and help students grow through a variety of program elements. This is a Seasonal, Exempt position (Sept-June). Program Instructors are required to stay overnight for weekly programs.

$160.00 per day plus room and board available.

Essential Functions
1. Instruct groups of students in various activities on a 3, 4 or 5 day program
2. Develop professional relationships with guests (students, teachers, chaperones,
administrators) and coworkers
3. Perform duties and/or participate in activities including:
? Teach the outdoor education curriculum
? Lead various program elements including:rock wall, archery, crafts, songs, games,
chapels, worship, skits, dances, and team building exercises
? Enforce dining hall standards during meals
? Supervise a group of students in a cabin overnight
? Travel to multiple sites for the outdoor education programs
Additional Functions
1. Attend team meetings
2. Provide supportive leadership when necessary
3. Assist in cleaning and inventory management
4. Provide first aid and basic health care when necessary
5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Major Competency Areas
1. Ability to work effectively within a team or alone
2. Strong communication and teaching skills
3. Ability to model desired behaviors, including a positive attitude, on a consistent basis
4. Reliability, punctuality, and good time management
1. Minimum education of a Bachelor's degree required
2. Godly Christian character
3. Current Red Cross/American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Certifications

4. Full agreement with TPCC doctrinal statement, mission, vision, values, and compliance with staff handbook
5. Valid driver's license
Physical Demands
1. Abilities sufficient to carry out the essential functions of the job, including the physical fitness and endurance needed to lead hikes and activities
2. Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and ground conditions
3. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
4. This job involves a lot of walking, hiking, standing, and participation in outside activities
on various types of terrain (often uneven). While activities and hikes vary, some will be strenuous. Applicants and/or employees may be asked to take a Fitness-For-Duty test in regard to the physical nature of the job.

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



Updated: 8/28/2023 11:14:08 AM

Job Contact:
Thomas Raisbeck
(909) 338-2705

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Why work at Thousand Pines Christian Camp:

Our vision is to see every person positively changed through extraordinary creating opportunities for relation, character, and spiritual exceeding expectations through serving, caring, and loving at every opportunity. Every Person. Every Opportunity. This, of course, means staff too. Come join our team, and see how we live this vision out. TM Camping: We exist to help people See, Know, and Experience God.

359 Thousand Pines Rd
    Crestline, CA 92325

(909) 338-2705

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