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Team Challenge Staff - High and Low Ropes

Apple Ridge Farm

Location: Copper Hill, VA 24079
Type: Part-Time, Temporary (unspecified), Non-Remote
Posted on: February 25, 2023
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Team Challenge Staff - High and Low Ropes
Apple Ridge Farm
5 reviews
173 Apple Ridge Rd NE, Copper Hill, VA 24079
$15 an hour - Part-time, Temporary
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Job details
$15 an hour
Job Type
• Day Shift (Required)
• ACCT or similar certification (Preferred)
Full Job Description High Ropes/Team Challenge Instructor Part-time $15/hr.
Are you an adventurous person? Do you enjoy working with children? Are you looking for a fun summer job? Apple Ridge Farm is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, youth-serving organization that transforms the lives of underserved children and families through engagement in unparalleled educational, cultural, and outdoor experiences!
We are searching for a High Ropes/Team Challenge Instructor to operate our ropes courses, including a 60 ft. climbing wall and zip line for our fun, 6-week academic summer camp in Copper Hill, VA. Transportation from Roanoke can be coordinated. Training will be provided. Must be available for High Ropes training (to be coordinated) and for camp training and summer camp June 12th- July 28th, 2023. Scheduled 24-40 hours each week. Beyond the summer, our Team Challenge Instructors have the option to continue to work on an occasional, as-needed basis as Team Challenge programs are booked. This position reports directly to the Director of Administration & Development. The pay rate is $15 per hour, and payroll occurs Thursdays, bi-weekly.
• Perform ropes elements hazard inspections prior to climbs; report any equipment, structure, or surrounding hazard concerns to the Camp Director
• Ensure all gear and equipment are clean, orderly, and accounted for
• Practice and prepare for emergency procedures, such as rescues and scripted protocol for emergency response; ensuring the safety of all participants;
• Be a role model at all times! Safely perform all high ropes tasks and guide fellow staff and young participants through elements
• Conduct group preparation and safety briefings
• Facilitate team building amongst all group members by communicating and providing parameter and challenging tasks with each element and promote challenge by choice;
• Work in a camp/outdoor setting and be in excellent physical health and able to handle all physical aspects of running the courses and conducting safety rescues
• Facilitate groups of inner-city children ages 6-14
• ACCT High Ropes Certification a plus (or willingness to attend Apple Ridge Farm sponsored High Ropes training)
• First Aid / CPR / AED – Adult and Pediatric – Certification (or willing to participate in the training)
• Trauma-informed Care Training (or willingness to participate in training)
If the above sounds like a fit for you, we would love to have you join our team! The position is open until filled.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
Pay: $15.00 per hour
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:
To keep staff safe as possible, we are providing personal protective equipment (such as disposable masks and gloves), cleaning and sanitization supplies, checking staff and visitor temperatures, and practicing social distancing.
Application Question(s):
• Are you available for High Ropes training (to be coordinated) and for camp training and summer camp June 12th- July 28th, 2023? (Scheduled 24-40 hours each week.)
• ACCT or similar certification (Preferred)
Shift availability:
• Day Shift (Required)
Work Location: One location
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