Outdoor Adventure and Education Instructor

The YMCA of Milwaukee is looking for an engegetic and motivated individual to become our next Outdoor Adventure and Education Instructor.
Job Description

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up; we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent, and at least 18 years old
  • Bachelor’s degree or previous camp experience/knowledge preferred
  • CPR, First Aid, (required) and Lifeguard certification preferred (will train)
  • Possess a basic knowledge of the outdoors
Essential Functions
  • Responsible for the instruction of environmental education and conference groups including teaching, belaying (will train), boating etc. for school and community groups
  • Assisting with curriculum development and planning; and acting as host for school/conference groups (no direct overnight supervision responsibilities)
  • Provide community outreach and programs through YMCA Milwaukee programs as well as engagement with campers through year round school programs
  • While programming is a focus for this position; staff will also gain valuable knowledge and experience in overall camp, not for profit, outdoor education, and outdoor recreation management. (training tailored to your goals)
  • Must exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all aspects of work with the YMCA