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Trailside Camp Positions
Want to be a part of educating our future?! Join our wonderful Trailside Discovery Camp team. Typical hours are 8:00 am-4:15 pm with overtime options available.
We have limited positions available for 16 & 17-year-olds, these do fill up fast so apply soon. We ask that we speak to the applicant and not their parents. A work permit is required if hired. If staff training dates occur during finals, we will have alternative options for staff training prior to camp starting.
Staff Hiring portal is open!.
Link to Apply: trailsidediscovery.campbrainstaff.com
You can use your previous login information.
New applicants will need to create an account with their best contact email and password.
The first round of interviews begin November 6 and are held most Monday afternoons and all day Wednesdays via phone call ( instructions will follow in an email after application is submitted)
If you have any issues or need assistance please email Trailside@akcenter.org
Job Descriptions Below
Supervise, motivate, and evaluate a team of staff within a certain age group, managing staff, schedules and parent communication. Planning and delivering educational sessions. Be a part of the TDC team who work together to be positive role models to all. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Plan and deliver environmental education programs and activities to campers. Supervise and encourage all campers to thrive in the safe camp environment. Be a part of the TDC team who work together to be positive role models to all. Willingness to learn and follow rules is required for this role. This position requires a First Aid and CPR certification (courses offered). All staff must be flexible in which sessions they are selected to teach. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $10.50-$13 depending on experience and qualifications.
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Russian Jack Instructor Ages 8-14
Spring Creek Farm Instructor
Plan, supervise and deliver environmental education based programs, trips and high adventure activities. Trips guides must have experience in teaching biking, hiking, backpacking and climbing. All staff must be flexible in which sessions they are selected to teach. This position requires a Wilderness First Aid Certification. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $11-$14 or stipend TBD
Not sure how much time you can commit to camp? Flexible to cover for positions? Substitutes may know weeks ahead of time or the day of if they are needed. Experience in teaching environmental education is preferred for this role.
Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $10.50+
December 23, 26, 30, 31 & January 2-3 Spring:
March 9- 13
Manager Training: May 1-15
Pre-staff training: May 15-18
Staff Training (mandatory): May 18 – 22
Employment Dates: May 18 – Aug 15