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Posted: Dec 11, 2017 12:20

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Blue Fire Wilderness Therapy
Gooding, ID


BlueFire Wilderness Therapy is a premier wilderness therapy program for troubled teens and teens struggling with emotional, social and behavioral challenges. We utilize a comprehensive approach to teen treatment based on research and decades of experience. Teens ages 11 17 receive a leading and comprehensive adventure experience that can help them and help the entire family.





FT Adventure Coordinator


Summary:
Reports to Adventure Director; responsible for Adventure safety, Adventure training, supervision of Adventure activities and leading outdoor education programs day trips, and multi-day trips and assigned activities relating to the BlueFire program.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assist in planning and preparations of adventure activities
  • Leads and facilitates activities with groups on the weekdays and weekends
  • Does debrief with groups after adventure activities
  • Completes required documentation in a timely, effective manner
  • Is responsible for keeping gear clean, organized and in working conditions
  • Facilitates initiatives and team building activities
  • Assists instructors in planning for expedition weekends
  • Leads LNT trainings and workshops with staff and clients
  • Facilitates and lead service projects
  • Attends regular meetings, participates in ongoing trainings, assists with program trainings and works regularly scheduled Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisory or administrative personnel

Level of Supervision:
Given
Supervises the work of field staff, performance management, professional development and training

Received
Works under minimal supervision and relies on experience, knowledge, and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals; consults with higher levels of management on the more difficult and complex phases of work

Business Contacts:
Internal
Human Resources, Director of Operations, Program Director, Clinical Department, Department Managers, and Executive Director

External
Land management officials, regulatory officials, recreation vendors and guides

Educational/Licensing Requirements:
Education/Equivalent
  • Must be at least 25 years of age
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Certificates/Licenses
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, or Wilderness First Responder; must have had Crisis Prevention Institute's NVCI or equivalent training in the past 12 months; clean driving records and valid driver's license.


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Two years of experience in adventure/wilderness programs; working knowledge of relevant regulations and licensing standards; must be mature, patient in stressful/crisis situations, and display strong communication and leadership skills


Physical Requirements
Carrying up to 60 pounds, reaching, bending, and climbing; mastery of primitive living skills required, and hiking great distances likely


Decision-Making Responsibilities
Includes best judgment regarding the immediate physical health, safety, and welfare of participants; supervises employees; schedules and monitors activities; coordinates outside care as needed; determines regular and emergency admissions in collaboration with other managers and clinicians; plans own time in carrying out assigned duties; needs to make sound decisions quickly during emergency situations


This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add to or change the duties and responsibilities at any time.


Send Resumes to:
careers@bluefirewilderness.com
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy




Assistant Instructor


Summary:Reports to Field Director and therapists; assists higher level field instructors and therapists to ensure field safety and client supervision; assists in providing direct care and teaching primitive living and outdoor skills to clients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists with supervision, provides safety guidance, and determines whereabouts of clients.
  • May be responsible for monitoring day-to-day health and safety concerns such as physical health, hygiene, and food intake.
  • May utilize and teach approved curriculum.
  • Participates in delivering valuable experiences for growth and development for clients.
  • May monitor and record client growth and development on a daily basis.
  • Assists with demonstrating and teaching primitive living skills, use of field equipment, gear, and supplies necessary for successful participation in the program.
  • May report efforts in weekly meetings with supervisors, clinicians, and other applicable staff.
  • Communicates client progress with members of treatment team.

Level of Supervision:
Given: Does not direct or supervise other employees.

Received: Works under immediate supervision and from detailed verbal and written instructions.

Business Contacts:
Internal: Clinicians, Field Director, and other program personnel.

External May interact with parents and referral sources occasionally on routine matters.

Educational/Licensing Requirements:
Education or Equivalent: Must be at least 21 years of age; high school diploma or GED required; experience in adventure/wilderness programs helpful.

Certificates/Licenses:First aid and CPR required; EMT, WEMT, or WFR certification preferred; must have Crisis Prevention Institute's NVCI or equivalent training in the last 12 months.

Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:
Familiarity with relevant regulations; must be patient, innovative, a team player, detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks, and be calm and competent in stressful/crisis situations; must maintain appropriate example to clients in all areas of personal conduct and appearance.

Physical Requirements:
Carrying up to 60 pounds, reaching, bending, and climbing; mastery of primitive living skills and hiking great distances.

Decision-Making Responsibilities:
Exercises best judgment regarding the immediate physical health, safety, and welfare of participants; needs ability to judge when situations require immediate attention from a more senior-level staff member.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add to or change the duties and responsibilities at any time.


Send Resumes to:
careers@bluefirewilderness.com
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy






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