Northern Tier High Adventure Program
  • Winter Trail Staff
  • Ely, MN, USA
  • $1,190/Month
  • Salary
  • Seasonal

Training, Food and Housing for the duration of your employment


Winter Camping Guide / Camp Counselor

Northern Tier High Adventure Base of Ely, MN is looking to hire Seasonal Winter Camping Guides / Camp Counselors. Do you have a love for youth character development? Are you someone who is committed to providing exceptional and consistent quality in everything you do? Would you like to make this a winter to remember? This seasonal outdoor adventure guide position starts at $1190.00/month and we provide all staff with food and housing. The experience, however, is priceless! If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

ABOUT NORTHERN TIER HIGH ADVENTURE BASE / BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

We're a national high adventure base for the Boy Scouts of America, we specialize in wilderness canoe treks in the Boundary Waters (Minnesota) and Canada as well as winter camping treks. In the summer, Scouts from Northern Tier's three wilderness canoe bases explore millions of acres of pristine lakes, meandering rivers, dense forests, and wetlands in Northern Minnesota, Northwest Ontario, and Northeast Manitoba. Our guiding values are the scout oath and law as well as providing life-changing experiences tailored specifically for scout units.

We employ hundreds of staff every year. Staff members come from all over the world and bring with them unique skills and talents. Our diverse and qualified staff work as a team and annually deliver the wilderness experience of a lifetime to thousands of youth and adults.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WINTER CAMPING GUIDE / CAMP COUNSELOR

As a Winter Camping Guide / Camp Counselor, you are the foundation of our program. You work directly with the scouts to ensure that they have the best and safest experience possible. Your days working with scouts, aged 11 - 18, are filled with adventure. You winter camp, sled, ice fish, teach outdoor skills, and act as a role model as you lead weekend winter adventures. This is one winter that you will never forget and a job that will be the wilderness adventure of a lifetime!

Northern Tier provides all Winter Trail Staff with at least 1.5 weeks of staff training including a Wilderness First Aid course and a 3 day training trip. Winter trips include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and winter camping.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A WINTER CAMPING GUIDE / CAMP COUNSELOR

  • 18 or older
  • Available for the Winter from Mid- December through Mid-March with some positions available from Mid-December through early January.
  • Excitement for Winter Camping
  • Passion for outdoor adventure and mentoring youth

Can you think critically and function independently with minimal supervision? Are you attentive to safety and take common-sense precautions? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Can you work effectively with both youth and adults? Do you enjoy coaching others? Are you patient and able to remain calm under pressure? If so, you might just be perfect for this outdoor adventure winter guide job! Apply now.

SEASONAL WORK SCHEDULE

This outdoor adventure winter guide job typically gets one day off per 6 days on and works throughout the winter from mid-December to mid-March or early January depending on position and schedule.

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this seasonal outdoor adventure winter guide job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 55731


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