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Canoe Instructor Job Opening

Monday, April 14, 2014
Seeking:

Canoe Instructor for Loppet Adventure Camp

Summer 2014. 
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weeks include June 9-13June 16-20July 7-11July 14-18July 21-25July 28-August 1August 4-8August 11-15.
Additional one-day opportunities: June 23June 24July 1July 2

Salary: $325 per week

Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis MN 55422

www.loppet.org

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Loppet Adventure Camp is a week-long day camp with a maximum of 60 kids, ages 9-13, who split into groups of 8-10 with two counselors, and rotate through activities including mountain biking, canoeing, rollerskiing, orienteering, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, swimming, and more.

Looking for somebody:
- Motivated, passionate, and at least 18 years of age 
- Knowledgeable and able to explain and demonstrate canoeing fundamentals and techniques through lessons and games
- Currently First Aid/CPR trained
- Currently Lifeguard certified
- Preferably with USCA or ACA instructor training

Responsibilities:
- Organizing and setup/takedown of all equipment
- Acting as an enthusiastic role model for outdoor activities
- Instructing groups through lessons, water time, games, proper canoe handling etiquette, and water safety.
- Must undergo counselor training during evenings and weekends, between May 27 - May 31st.

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Contact: Please send questions & resumes to Allie Rykken at rykken@loppet.org.