Junior Leader

Position Junior Leader Training / Intern Program for Young Leaders
Stipend $75-$150/day Hours / Week 30-35
Start Date Early June End Date End of August

Job Description

Equinox Adventures in Whitehorse Yukon Canada provides quality adventure experiences in engaging environments for a variety of clientele. The Jr. Leader is an introductory position. They receive extra training and mentorship and are responsible for assisting with one or more of the following programs: Rock Climbing, Climbing Wall, Zipline, Teambuilding, Canoeing and Ice Climbing. They should have a passion for working with groups while maintaining a safe, positive and adventurous environment.

Day camp: Duties include working with children ages 8-13 years old and assisting the Day Camp Leader and Day Camp Coordinator with facilitating a variety of adventure based activities. A typical week consists of lessons in the following areas: canoeing, rock climbing, zip line, mountain biking, outdoor survival skills, raft building, and group games. The Junior Leader will be expected to work as part of a team in maintaining a safe and fun learning environment for the campers.
Rock Climbing on real rock takes place at a variety of location in and around Whitehorse. All are single pitch with slingshot belay. Canoeing is mostly done with Canoe Cata-rafts on the Yukon and Takhini Rivers
GPTeaming is a leadership development program. Small groups use GPS to find waypoints, where they do initiative tasks. The program focuses on problem solving, trust, communication, risk taking, and time management.
Ice Towers are constructed in November and operational from mid December to early April. Programs include ice climbing and ice trekking for groups and individuals.

• Current First Aid and CPR certification (or in the process of attaining)
• Experience working with groups
• Experience with adventure activities
• Energetic and engaging personality
• Industry recognized certification and/or training from previous employment are an asset
• Current Bronze Medallion or higher is an asset

Please check out our website, contact us with any questions and
email your Resume to:

Equinox Adventure Camp
Attn. Christopher Gishler