Adventure Program Logistics Director
Posted by SOAR Summer Camp, Boarding School, & GAP Year Program on 01/11/2022
Industry Sector: Outdoor
Job Categories: Admin/Clerical, Guide (raft,fish,bike hunt,horse etc.), Operations, Outdoor Education, Trail Management
Company Type: Recreation, School/Military, TravelandTourism
Country: United States
Required Experience: 5 - 7 years
Contact Name: John Rogers
Business Phone: 828-456-3435
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $35,000 - $45,000
Required to Relocate:
Required to Travel:
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles
Job Description & Requirements
SOAR Inc. is looking for a dependable college graduate with 5+ years experience in maintenance and supervision. They should have the desire to do excellent work, to support SOAR’s mission by maintaining our facilities with excellence, issuing and maintaining equipment, and with the skills to assist or lead programs as necessary. This person needs organizational and technical skills, plus a desire to serve and support others.
SOAR’S Mission Statement:
SOAR is a accredited educational Academy, GAP year program, and outdoor adventure camp dedicated to a two-fold purpose:
To provide academic instruction, experiential education, interpersonal life skills development, and outdoor adventure-based programming to youth dealing with LD and/or ADHD through their participation in the Academy at SOAR.
To provide experiential education, interpersonal life skills development, and outdoor adventure-based programming to youth, young adults, and families dealing with LD and/or ADHD through SOAR’s outdoor adventure camp programs, GAP year program, and community- based services.
SOAR embraces a commitment to service that is evident in the professional and community involvement of its staff members.
SOAR is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation.
SOAR’s Vision Statement:
Be the world leader in helping youth and young adults living with learning and attention challenges achieve greater life success.
SOAR’s Core Values:
Focus on Strengths: Helping youth discover their strengths and take steps towards their journey to success.
Respect: Treating participants, families, and staff with dignity and respect.
Servant Leadership: Supporting the LD/ADHD community with our time, knowledge, and innovation.
Environmental Ethical Programming: Respecting the environment in an ethical way.
Commitment to Excellence: Maintaining and leading industry standards.
Loyalty: Loyal to stakeholders, staff, mission, clients, and organization.
Physical Plant Director Job Description
Assist with Wilderness Equipment and Logistics
First Aid Supplies
Wilderness Skills (Preferred)
White Water Rafting
High and Low Challenge Course facilitation
Desired Experience and Requirements
Requirements: (Applicants missing any of these 6 will not be considered for the position)
5 years’ experience in facility management / maintenance or construction
5 years’ experience supervising others
Valid driver’s license with no DUI’s
Current Wilderness First Responder and Lifeguard Certifications (or have the ability to obtain)
Must be able to complete the following physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodation:
stand for long periods of time in excess of 5-6 hours
sit for an extended period of time greater than 4-5 hours
walk long distances
bend, kneel, push and pull on a repetitive basis
grasp small objects and work in confined spaceswork in all a variety of environments including rain, snow, sleet, or ice
Physical Job Requirements
Must be able to stand for long periods of time in excess of 5-6 hours.
Must be able to sit for an extended period of time greater than 4-5 hours.
Must be able to walk long distances.
Must be able to bend, kneel, push and pull on a repetitive basis.
Must be able to grasp small objects and work in confined spaces.
Must be able to work in all a variety of environments including rain, snow, sleet, or ice.
Essential Knowledge: Camp operation, budget planning, and management; knowledge of logistics and equipment management
Preferred Knowledge: Experience with LD and ADHD, and or youth at risk; Working knowledge of EOS, CliftonStrengths, Myers Briggs, or other personality profiles.
Essential Skills: Residential plumbing, electrical, doors, knobs, lighting, security, carpentry; New construction; Remodeling; Cleaning practices; Challenge course, board and bike repair; Industry standards for program equipment and use; Vehicle and trailer maintenance and repair.
Management Skills: Communication skills; leadership skills; problem-solving skills; planning and organization skills; staff training/facilitation skills; ability to delegate; attention to detail, ability to hold others accountable; ability to multitask; confidentiality; working knowledge of best hiring practices; intermediate level Excel and word processing skills.
Outdoor Skills: Intermediate level in adventure activities including rock climbing, challenge courses, whitewater rafting, caving, mountain biking, and wilderness backpacking; extensive risk management training.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. SOAR, Inc. provides equal opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
About SOAR Summer Camp, Boarding School, & GAP Year Program
SOAR is an accredited ADHD Outdoor Adventure Summer Camp, Boarding
School, and GAP Year Program. We serve youth and young adults with ADHD
and other Learning Disabilities in North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, and
internationally! Our outdoor adventure based programs provide academic
instruction, experiential education, and life skills development for
youth and young adults ages 8-25. Created in 1977 by an adult with
learning disabilities, SOAR provides fun and successful outdoor
experiences so that participants may gain greater awareness of their own
strengths and improve self-esteem and confidence.