Seasonal staff will enjoy working with our spring school groups, our summer camp program, and our fall season. Arrive in the spring to open our base camp facility, and stay through the beautiful fall to see the season to a close.
Schedule April – October 2014 (with the potential for extended year-round work)
Responsibilities Seasonal staff will teach and support wilderness education programs for ages 8-18 at Kroka’s base camp and on expeditions throughout New England.
Compensation & Benefits Pay based on qualifications and tenure at Kroka: $275- $575 per week
Room and board: primitive Kroka Village housing in canvas wall tent, and meals whenever you are on campus or traveling for Kroka. Ongoing work related training opportunities from master teachers and administrators. Two paid days-off after the end of each program. Two paid weeks vacation; one week after completing the spring season, one week after completing the summer season.
STAFF QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING POSITIONS:
Wilderness expedition experience in remote environments
Adventure sports expertise, or substantial experience and aspiration to become an expert in one of Kroka’s adventure sports, such as white water paddling, rock climbing, caving, mountaineering, back-country skiing, cycling, or another adventure sport with similar set of skills
Commitment to personal fitness. Working at Kroka is physically demanding, and requires a high level of fitness. During the course of your work you will be expected to lift canoes, paddle for long hours, and participate joyously in many other strenuous activities. We are looking for employees who are dedicated to a personal fitness routine.
Love of teaching and mentoring children and youth: enjoys working with wide range of ages, documented and referenced previous teaching experience
Commitment to sustainability: Personal commitment to simple living, along with experience living in a community of people with simplified personal needs
The following qualifications and skills are a plus:
Professional certifications and education: WFR, Wilderness or Red Cross Lifeguard, college degree or equivalent life experience
Personal artistic skills: strong singing voice, handwork skills, visual and performing arts experience
International/cultural diversity: experience living, working, and traveling in other countries and cultures.
767 Forest Rd.
Marlow, New Hampshire 03456