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Outdoor Education Instructor

Nestled in the heart of the California Redwoods, Alliance Redwoods provides a magnificent 115-acre outdoor classroom for students to learn and grow. We strive to transform students by developing deeper connections with themselves, other students, and nature through our quality classes, activities, and beautiful environment – not to mention our nearly 3,000 feet of ziplining! We are currently hiring multiple Outdoor Education Instructors for the Spring & Summer Season, who are responsible for instructing 5th and 6th grade children through our Outdoor Education program. These positions are Seasonal for the first season, with the potential to become full-time after the first season. On-Site Housing Available.

Description of Duties:
- Instruct 5th and 6th grade children during the Fall and Spring in nature and ecology through six classes that involve animals, forest ecology, initiatives, streams and ponds
- Lead trips to the ocean and Armstrong Woods for off-site environmental instructing
- Participate in a large variety of evening activities including night hikes, games, and campfires
- Each instructor is empowered to develop new material for activities that support the concepts of the program
- On the job training and participation in workshops with other staff expand the teaching experience
- Facilitate the challenge course program (ropes course, climbing walls, lifeguarding, archery, canoeing/kayaking)
- Serve guests in Sonoma Canopy Tours. This includes guiding, driving, and checking guests in.
- Serve guests in the Front Office/Coffee Central area. This includes answering phones, computer data entry, gift store duties, and maintaining the highest levels of hospitality
- Training provided

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Christian with a Biblical lifestyle and an interest in maturing in one’s faith
- People skills, team player and a servant’s attitude
- Self-disciplined and reliable
- Unwavering commitment to safety
- Ability to handle crisis events and work under authority
- Teaching or facilitating experience
- Physically fit to meet the demands of hiking the trails, and facilitating the various challenge courses
- Healthy respect for heights and ability to overcome one’s fear of heights
- Communication skills including phone etiquette and basic computer skills

Education: A.A.,B.A or B.S. Degree

Experience: Experience in teaching, camps or youth work is a plus. Lifeguard and First Aid certification is highly regarded.

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



Updated: 3/23/2023 6:49:32 PM

Job Contact:
Jim Goodrich
(707) 874-3507

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Why work at Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds:

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a year round Christian camp and conference center that serves over 55,000 people annually. Come be part of an energetic team "Making the Creator known through His Creation". We are a fun and dynamically growing Christian hospitality organization located in the spectacular Northern California coastal redwoods just one and a half hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area and 20 minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Opportunities include: Canopy Tour Guide (zipline), Outdoor Education, Accommodations, Food Services, Guest Services, Gift Shop, Maintenance, Business and Finance and Sales and Marketing. We provide both full and part time positions.

6250 Bohemian HWY
    Occidental, CA 95465

(707) 874-3507

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