Fishing Instructor

Job Description

Job Description

Spend a summer in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Make a positive difference in the lives of campers from around the globe by leading, guiding, and instructing our fishing and outdoor programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Instructing spin-cast fishing workshops for campers aged 9 -16 on a daily basis.
  • Instructing a full afternoon fly fishing clinic for campers aged 9 - 16 once a week.
  • Participating in and leading a variety of camp activities including stream hikes, sports, field games, and more.
  • Maintaining inventory and repair of our fishing rods, reels, flies, and tackle.
  • This position also functions as a traditional cabin counselor and includes all the responsibilities involved in that role. See also: Job Posting for Cabin Counselor, Camp Hidden Meadows. 

Qualifications:  We are looking for staff with a positive attitude, a spirit of adventure and a desire to impact each camper in a positive way.  Sincerity, enthusiasm, sound judgment, constructive communication and a good sense of humor are all qualities that we value in staff.  Additional qualifications for this position include:

  • Well developed leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Desire to work with and instruct youth aged 6-16, as well as to serve as a positive role model for youth.
  • Comfortable teaching spin-cast fishing and fly fishing to youth.
  • Interest in working hard, learning new skills, and taking on new challenges.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, room, board, internet access and time off in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Living and working with a group of young people is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Both the campers and the staff who participate have endless opportunities to develop new skills, learn about themselves, and meet new people with a wide variety of talents. All this adds up to an incredible summer experience!

Job Availability: 

Summer: June 7 - August 15, 2019

To Apply

Please apply online here.

 

Application Closing Date: 
Until filled
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Job Starting Date: 
June 07, 2020

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