Position Summary: The Backpacking/Mountain Biking Leader provides 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, safety and comfort for participants during all activities. You will co-lead groups of up to 10 campers through the following outdoor activities: mountain biking backpacking and white-water rafting (outfitted). Sessions are three-week programs designed to build competency in outdoor living and leadership skills. Foster valuable group dynamics, oversee outfitted activities, facilitate Leave No Trace workshop-style learning outcomes. This role includes pre-trip packing, planning and post-trip camper evaluations and debriefs. Backpacking/Adventure Leaders provide natural and cultural history education relevant to their location.
Qualifications: Minimum of 21 years of age. Current driver’s license with a clean driving record. Mountain biking experience is required. A willingness to comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles is preferred but not required.
Dates: May 13th - August 10th
Compensation & Employee Perks: This position pays $612/week and also includes room and board, laundry on site, practice 21st century skills, CPR/First Aid and/or Wilderness First Aid certification, diverse and global experiences, welcoming and inclusive team environment, free and/or discounted program rentals, close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park and additional outdoor recreation areas, discount on summer camp registration for immediate family members, and pro deal discounts to outdoor retail companies.