Description of Organization: ETC is a non-profit, volunteer based organization that provides outdoor adventure and environmental education experiences for people of all abilities. ETC conducts Sea Kayak, Whitewater Rafting, and Cross Country Skiing trips for youth and adults from under-resourced backgrounds and people with disabilities as well as extended Youth Leadership Programs for disadvantaged youth.
Reports To: River Program Manger
Position Description: River Program Field Internship is a comprehensive educational experience that includes hard skill instruction in whitewater rafting, workshops on outdoor leadership development, and specific training on adventure program management. Interns will regularly staff one to three day whitewater rafting trips on the South Fork of the American River for people with disabilities and underserved youth. Through formal training and practical experience facilitating whitewater rafting trips, interns will develop skills that are valuable for future employment in the outdoor industry or in other professional or educational settings. This is a residential internship at the ETC River Camp in Lotus, California.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Commitment: 22 or 23 days per month, with 8 days off scheduled no later than the first day of the month
Academic Credit: This internship may be used for academic credit pending approval from academic institution
Criminal Background Check: Employment with ETC is contingent upon a criminal background check
Motor Vehicle Record Check: Employment with ETC is contingent upon a motor vehicle record check
Work & Living Location: River Program staff live on covered, open-air platforms at the ETC River Camp in Lotus, California
Application Closing Date: March 15, 2017
To Apply: Submit cover letter, completed application (downloadable from www.etctrips.org/about/employment), and resume with references via email to email@example.com with the subject “River Internship Application.”
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