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Recreation Assistant (Team Building + Challenge Course) 2023

True Friends

Annandale, Minnesota Maple Lake, Minnesota Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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18 Years Old

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No Experience

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Job Description


Do you love providing adventures to others? Are you looking for a flexible and fun part-time gig outside of your full-time job or school schedules? Then look no further! This is the job for you! True Friends is hiring individuals to lead participants through various team building activities indoors and outdoors.

True Friends Team Building Instructors provide positive adventures and experiences for all abilities and age groups. Our Team Building Activities Instructors guide groups through various indoor and outdoor activities including our high/low ropes courses and ziplines.

The day starts out as a big group for introductions and then splits into smaller groups which facilitators help the group achieve their goals throughout the day during these group activities.

True Friends Benefits:
$1000 Hiring Bonus
Part-Time Hours
Flexible Scheduling
Pick Your Own Schedule
Carpool with Teammates
Employee Referral Program
Employee Assistance Program
Merchandise & Apparel Discounts
Organizational Events
Cabin Rental Discounts

Responsibilities for Activities Instructor:
Facilitate, instruct, and supervise cooperative team building activities
Set up, take down, and properly store equipment utilized in activities
Ensures success and assists in development of the program
Work Environment:
Works both indoors and outdoors
May be subject to physical aggression and challenging behaviors
Works in precarious or high locations
Qualifications for Activities Instructor:
Must be 18 years or older to apply
This is a very physical position and requires a wide range of motion and the ability to move continually during work hours
Must be able to pass an organizational background check
Ability to handle physical aggression and challenging behaviors
Ability to work with individuals of all ages, and individuals with disabilities

About Us:

True Friends is a nonprofit agency providing life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities. True Friends’ programs include camp, respite, therapeutic horseback riding, conference and retreat, travel, and team building; serving over 25,000 individuals annually. With location near Maple Lake, Annandale, Eden Prairie and Bemidji, MN, True Friends serves individuals in Minnesota and throughout the United States.'

Job Type: Part-Time
Pay: Starting at $14.54 per hour

Key words: Recreation, activities, adventure, outdoor education, challenge course, team building

*Housing and Travel Not Included*