Short-Term Job Adventures Maryland
Seasonal Outdoor Education Instructors/Facilitators & Summer Camp Instructors
Calleva is located 20 minutes outside of DC and a perfect launching point for wild and wonderful West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. The two main campuses include Riley’s Lock (C&O Canal National Park; great for water-based programs like kayaking, canoeing and fishing) and Calleva Farm (Dickerson, MD; the hub for agricultural education and horseback riding programs). Calleva staff will get the best of both worlds — city life and working in the country.
Introducing kids and adults to gorgeous wilderness areas in the DC area, Calleva provides outdoor adventure, sustainable agriculture and environmental science programs for groups in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Calleva's unique blend of fun, learning and challenge helps people take risks, develop confidence, learn new skills and excel in a team environment. Seasonal Instructors/Facilitators and Summer Camp Instructors will lead land and water-based outdoor adventure programs that include rock climbing, caving, kayaking, sailing, rafting, canoeing, river stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking, environmental education, horseback riding, camping and fishing. Calleva values people with diverse life experiences who seek adventure in their personal lives.
|2018 Employment Alert
• Calleva is currently accepting applications for all 2018 Instructor/Facilitator job openings: Three Season (April to November), Summer Camp (June to August) and Late Summer/Fall (early August to November).
Adventure Camp Director
13015 Rileys Lock Rd.
Poolesville, MD 20837
Residential Teacher/Naturalists and Interns
The school is located in a scenic but relatively isolated environment with a mile long private beach on the Chesapeake Bay. Off-campus entertainment opportunities exist just twenty minutes away in Chestertown, home to Washington College. Chestertown is a majestic colonial town with over 300 years of history.
Become a Residential Teacher/Naturalist or Intern for Echo Hill Outdoor School and enjoy being an integral part of a community which stresses genuine concern for others, cooperation, integrity and enthusiasm for life. The training you will receive at Echo Hill is truly a reward. Throughout the program year, five weeks of comprehensive training and professional development in all curriculum areas is provided. Starting contracts range from three to four months, with opportunities for longer-term employment possible (positions generally begin in mid-March or late August). Motivated, energetic and creative individuals who are looking for a challenging and rewarding experience will thrive in this environment. Applications are welcome year-round.
Hot Jobs at Echo Hill Outdoor School
• Accepting applications for Residential Teacher/Naturalists to begin work this spring (mid-March to June).
• Actively seeking a full-time Captain/Educator who will rotate through four historic wooden Chesapeake Bay vessels and take an active role in providing students with positive experiences in the outdoors.
Betsy Zelter McCown
Echo Hill Outdoor School
13655 Bloomingneck Rd.
Worton, MD 21678
Located in Clifton, Virginia at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, approximately 45 minutes from Washington, DC. The park is over 200 acres and connects to three other regional parks making a total of around 4,000 acres. The small town of Clifton is five minutes down the road from camp and has a few restaurants and post office. The Northern Virginia area offers a range of different grocery stores, international restaurants and any things else you may need within 20-30 minutes from the site.
Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook offers employment opportunities during the spring, summer and fall that include school, community and corporate programs as well as day and overnight summer camps. Summer camp programs are offered to children ages 8-17, with activities that include a challenge course, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, caving, environmental education, white water rafting and more. Instructors facilitate weeklong outdoor adventure day camps, residential camps, and traveling programs for groups of up to 14 participants as they explore a variety of outdoor recreation sites in Northern Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia. Instructors possess a unique blend of character, humor and compassion allowing them to create countless value-forming experiences. Applications are accepted year-round for all upcoming program seasons.
|2018 Employment Alert
Adventure Links is currently accepting applications for all 2018 job openings: Three Season Instructors (early April to mid-November), Summer Camp Instructors (June to August), Two Season Instructors (June to mid-November), and Freelance Instructors (on-call basis).
13220 Yates Ford Rd.
Clifton, VA 20124
Summer Lifeguards, Pool Managers, Assistant Pool Managers & Aquatic Management Internships
The summer program blends rewarding job responsibilities and experience with a unique and affordable way to travel and explore our Nation’s capital, where you'll have the opportunity to enjoy free museums and world class entertainment! Most of the pool locations are in the DMV area (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia). There are also a limited number of job positions in Massachusetts and New York.
Life is too short for the wrong summer job or internship. Lifeguarding for High Sierra is more than just a job. It’s the chance to be an integral part of a community and serve as a role model for the youth that swim there. It’s also an opportunity to join a team of like-minded aquatic professionals dedicated to the highest levels of safety and service. Lifeguarding will help you develop discipline, leadership and rescue skills that will be valuable for a lifetime. And while safeguarding lives is a big deal, it’s also rewarding and fun to be the center of the pool community! With more than 2,000 students from over 22 countries, High Sierra Pools staff the world’s best lifeguards, pool managers, and interns at nearly 750 different locations. Applicants who can work from Memorial Day to Labor Day are preferred; however High Sierra will accommodate school schedules. There are also additional opportunities for staff to work as early as April and stay as late as October. If you can meet the minimum swimming requirements for the American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification class, are at least 18 years old, and have demonstrated the ability to live independently, apply now.
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High Sierra Pools
2704 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204