Career Services - Outdoor Adventure Ministry Summer Staff


Outdoor Adventure Ministry Summer Staff

Job posted on November 13, 2017

Contact Information

Organization: Noah's Ark Whitewater Rafting & Adventure Company

Contact Person: Adeline Brown, Hiring Manager

23910 US Hwy 285
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211

Phone Number: 719.395.2158



Job Description

Full time position. Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting & Adventure Co. is a seasonal operation nestled in the Collegiate Peaks in the Arkansas River valley in central Colorado. They are one of the largest outfitters in Colorado, providing rafting, rock climbing, and mountaineering programs for more than 25,000+ guests every year, including families, corporate businesses, church groups, youth organizations, and camps. Each summer, they employ 100+ college students from all over the country. They are looking for people who have a strong desire for ministry in the outdoors and a passion for serving people in an adventure setting. SEASONAL POSITIONS INCLUDE: RAFTING GUIDE: Leads whitewater rafting trips, day hikes, and rock climbing trips (2 summer commitment required). No previous rafting experience necessary! ADVENTURE GUIDE: Leads 3-6 day backpacking trips, day hikes, rock climbing trips, and trips on the Browns Canyon Adventure Park (2 summer commitment required). Previous outdoor experience preferred. ADVENTURE PARK FACILITATOR: Focuses daily on facilitating a memorable experience for guests on the Browns Canyon Adventure Park, a 60+ element aerial challenge course. OFFICE STAFF / RESERVATIONS: Responsible for answering phones, welcoming customers, selling merchandise in their retail store, and helping guests with the trip check-in process. FOOD SERVICE: Packs, preps, cooks, and bakes all meals served in the field and in the Noah's Ark Riverside pavilion. LAND CREW: In charge of property maintenance, landscaping, and campground cleanliness. Occasionally helps with minor construction projects. BUS DRIVERS: Shuttles guests to and from rafting put-ins, take-outs, climb sites and backcountry trailheads (Commercial Driver's License necessary). MARKETING INTERN: Helps with Trip Advisor, social media, blog maintenance, email marketing, post-trip follow-up, brochure distribution, and more. Required Qualifications: Highly motivated. Well-developed relational skills. Strong work ethic. Commitment to ministry. Service-oriented. Passion for the outdoors.
Application Deadline: January 12, 2018


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