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.
|2017 Employment Alert
• Calleva is currently accepting applications for all 2017 Instructor job openings: Three Season (April to November), Summer Camp (June to August) and Fall Facilitators (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.
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. Applications are accepted year-round for all upcoming program seasons.
|2017 Employment Alert
• Adventure Links is currently accepting applications for all 2017 job openings: Three Season Instructors (April 3rd to mid-November), Summer Camp Instructors (June to mid-August; flex end date) and Two Season Instructors (June to mid-November).
13220 Yates Ford Rd.
Clifton, VA 20124
Badlands is opening the first facility of its kind in Rockville, Maryland. An amazing opportunity for someone to be a part of the creation of the culture and offerings!
Badlands is the largest nature inspired play space in the mid-Atlantic, offering a unique, interactive STEAM environment for children to explore and take risks. With an emphasis on mindfulness, the facility’s programming encourages children to be present in the space as they would be in nature and challenges them to create in the Makerspace. Now seeking Instructors to provide guests with a positive, playful, and educational experience. Responsibilities include welcoming guests at the front desk, assisting with setup and service for special events and parties, overseeing events and play activities, serving as teaching assistant for classes, reinforcing natural ways of learning, facilitating unstructured play, encouraging children to use their imagination and take risks, and serving as a role model for children and inspiring them to be creative, thoughtful, and present. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree, 2+ years of related experience, be available to work a flexible part-time schedule, including weekends and some holidays, can commit to at least a year, and have strong communication, customer service, and teamwork skills. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5200 Randolph Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852