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Date Posted12/14/2023
Job TitlePhase / Expedition Leader
CityLake Placid
StateNew York
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Annual range from $47,000 - $55,000, based on non-exempt, full-time hours and candidate experience

Are You Ready for an Adventure of a Lifetime? We Are Growing Our Team and Expanding Our Talent Pool!

Mountain Lake Academy, a vibrant and dynamic year-round boarding school set in the majestic High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, is searching for passionate individuals to join our team. We offer an extraordinary opportunity to work with boys in grades 7-12, guiding them through a journey of self-discovery and growth in a stunning natural setting.

What Makes This Role Special?

Dynamic Activity Planning: Craft and lead engaging on and off-campus experiential groups. Your creativity will be the key in organizing activities such as hiking, biking, skiing, and more.
Holistic Student Development: Focus on the overall growth of our students by facilitating various activities. These include adventure-based counseling, recreational groups, and volunteer activities.
Adventure Leadership: Take the lead in co-guiding multi-day wilderness experiences, offering students unforgettable learning adventures.

Seasoned Professional: Preferred a minimum of four years' hands-on experience in a similar setting is a must.
Expertise: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Therapy or similar field, showcasing your dedication to this field. Certifications or Licensing will include Wilderness First Responder, NY State Guide License, and Adventure-Based Counseling Experience.
Trustworthy & Cleared: Successful completion of a background check as per New York State regulations.
Mobility: A valid New York State driver’s license is essential.
Engagement Skills: Individuals adept at engaging with students, both in individual and group settings, with confidence and finesse.
Communication: Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with both internal and external resources.

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a full-time schedule, a 4-day workweek, ensuring a balanced work-life routine.
Competitive Compensation: A salary that reflects your experience and position, acknowledging your expertise.
Nourishment: Meals provided while working, ensuring you're fueled for success.
Growth Opportunities: Opportunities for advancement, fostering your professional development and career progression.
Join us at Mountain Lake Academy where your passion for adventure and commitment to education come together to transform lives. Apply now to be a part of our dedicated team!

JOB TYPE: Full-time
PAY: $22.60 - $26.44 per hour
EXPECTED HOURS: No less than 30 per week

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Lake Placid, NY 12946: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


NameChloe Ballestas
Company NameMountain Lake Academy
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