Experiential Education Facilitator (Seasonal - April 4-November 18, 2022)
Posted by Princeton-Blairstown Center on 01/19/2022
Industry Sector: Outdoor
Job Categories: Camp Staff & Counselors
Company Type: Events, Recreation, School/Military
Country: United States
Required Experience: 1 - 3 years
Job Type: Seasonal Full Time
Salary: $600-$650 per week
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: No
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within:
Job Description & Requirements
Join a diverse and dynamic team of outdoor education leaders engaged in rewarding work that is making a difference in the lives of historically marginalized participants. Our beautiful 268-acrea campus with a 15 acre lake is close to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Appalachian Trail, where a landscape filled with local wildlife, birds, and fish become a classroom filled with adventure!The Experiential Education Facilitator is responsible for the safe and effective implementation of the Princeton-Blairstown Center’s (PBC) adventure-based experiential and environmental education curriculum at the Blairstown Campus. The Experiential Education Facilitator works predominantly on and around the Blairstown Campus. The Experiential Education Facilitator utilizes a youth development model that actively engages participants, supports them in achieving individual and group goals, and helps students increase their social emotional learning (SEL), environmental education, and 21 st Century skills.
Salary $600-650 per week (depending on experience) with room and board (valued at approximately $300 per week) and three weeks of training (valued at approximately $1,800). SIgning bonus of $500 (paid over several pay periods) and $500 completion bonus (for those staying the entire season).
BIPOC are strongly encouraged to apply. PBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its work and staffing.
A Wilderness First Responder class is offered from March 27-April 2 on the Blairstown Campus. The class is unpaid and would be free of charge to incoming staff, including tuition, room, and board. The certification is strongly preferred and is approximately an $800 value. If you are available and interested in this training, please let us know during the interview.
You must be fully vaccinated and provide verification before starting.
Please have three (3) references submit an online reference form at: https://tinyurl.com/referenceformpbc.
For detailed information on major duties and qualifications, please see our website at www.princetonblairstown.org/employment.
About Princeton-Blairstown Center
The Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC) is an independent nonprofit with a mission to empower young people, primarily from under-resourced communities, to strengthen their social-emotional skills through experiential, environmental, and adventure-based programming at our Blairstown Campus near the Delaware Water Gap. We collaborate with schools, university partners, and community-based agencies to develop in youth deepened self-awareness, responsible decision-making, teamwork, and leadership skills. Our educational methodology combines critical thinking skills, experiential education facilitating Social Emotional Learning, and practical applications in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our wide variety of year-round, multi-service programs serve over 8,000 students from the Mid-Atlantic states.