OA Assistant Guide

Overview

The Outdoor Adventures Assistant Guide, reporting to the Outdoor Adventures Senior and Lead Guides, is a valuable component within the Outdoor Adventures program that is responsible for assisting the OA leadership staff in running various OA trips.

Pay Rate

• Starts at $7.25/hour

Hours

• Approximately 6-8 hours per week
• Most trips run on the weekends but require meeting and planning during the week

Responsibilities

• Be on time and ready to work when scheduled
• Assist in planning and implementing various OA trips including hiking, climbing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, kayaking, and skiing
• Make safety the top priority during transit as well as during the activity itself
• Respond to emergency situations according to level of first responder training
• Assist in maintaining an updated inventory of all Outdoor Adventures equipment
• Attend regular Outdoor Adventures staff meetings
• Keep an accurate record of hours worked and submit timesheet when due

Qualifications

• Must be a currently enrolled student in good standing
• Knowledge of running trips outdoors in varying conditions
• Effective communication skills and leadership ability
• Completion of the Assistant Guide training program is required
• Current First Aid and CPR/AED certification or willingness to become certified

 

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