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Youth Program Facilitator

Company: Youth Odyssey
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Come join our team, we have great things planned! We are a nonprofit based out of Corpus Christi, TX and on a mission to inspire, engage, and empower disadvantaged and underprivileged youth through leadership development, life skills, and outdoor activities. Youth Odyssey is seeking a caring and dedicated individual to facilitate our adventure challenge programming. This is a challenging position that requires a high passion to develop youth through outdoor adventure challenge activities. Start Date: January 2023 Benefits Include: Paid Medical/Dental/Vision, Annual Leave, Sick Leave, extra pay for community ropes courses, technical training, and Pro Deals on Outdoor Gear Program Facilitator Job Responsibilities: Reports weekly or as needed to Program Director Facilitates adventure challenge programs at schools and community centers throughout the week Facilitates ropes courses, kayaking trips, 3-day camping trips, and other adventure challenge activities (weekdays and weekends) Facilitates week-long camps Prepares program reports on observations, conversations, and curriculum documents Attends all required training sessions Other tasks may include: Vehicle/Equipment upkeep Social Media/Blogs Program Presentations Program Planning Outreach Requirements: Passion to work with youth ages 10-17 outdoors 18 years of age or older Current CPR/First Aid at a minimum (Youth Odyssey can refer certification classes) Non-traditional hours to include evenings and weekends as required Must be able to pass a background check Ability to use own personal vehicle and carry the minimum liability insurance Valid and current Texas Drivers License Good and verifiable driving record Phiysical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working in a climate-controlled office environment except when in the field and exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. Must be able to carry a 40lb backpack on the trail for 5 days Normal workday physical activity includes frequent sitting, standing, climbing stairs, and walking Requires employee to use hands, arms, legs, neck, and head while performing tasks Requires occasional twisting at desk when answering phone calls or keyboarding Requires retrieving files by pulling and pushing cabinet drawers with occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and reaching above shoulder level Requires data entry into computer keyboard Requires speaking in person and on the telephone with staff and others Requires occasional lifting and or moving up to 30 lbs (some exceptions)Job Type: Full-timePay: From $35,000.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:We are following current Center for Disease Control guidelines and as well as Local Authorities. We have procedures for all programming level and community engagement events. These will be discussed during the interview process.Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience: Camping: 1 year (Preferred) Working with youth ages 10-17: 1 year (Required) Kayaking/canoeing: 1 year (Preferred) Ropes course: 1 year (Preferred) Rock climbing: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: First Aid Certification and CPR Certification (Preferred) Driver's License (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Youth Odyssey, Corpus Christi , Youth Program Facilitator, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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