EMPOWER is now hiring for the 2014 season!
EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center is the Northeast’s most exciting zip line canopy tour facility and is always looking for highly motivated, high integrity people who share our company’s vision and values. Past adventure and experiential education experience is preferred. By becoming a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to build personal and professional skills by:
Leading groups through experience-based team building programs
Learning technical skills of the zip line canopy tour industry
Working in an outdoor setting with a diverse client group including corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and other community groups
Find the full job description here. At EMPOWER, our seasonal adventure guides lead groups of up to 45 participants in adventures to include the zip line canopy tour. In this role, our guides are responsible for the safety and entertainment of guests, all while presenting various discussions about self-leadership, group support, and positive risk taking. Facilitators also lead debriefing sessions during and after each zip line canopy tour adventure intended to explore how stepping out of one’s comfort zone can help to improve real life situations at home, work or school. EMPOWER holds its team members to exceptionally high standards of professional performance. All facilitators must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to learn and apply technical lessons.
All new staff will be required to attend a training program regardless of previous experience. Once you have submitted your application, resume, and cover letter either via email or US mail, we’ll contact you. If you have what we’re looking for, you’ll be invited for an interview, where you will have the chance to get to know EMPOWER and we’ll have a chance to get to know you. Once through the interview, if you are invited to training, be ready for a new, challenging experience that will take you to new heights! Through hands-on experiences, you will learn what it takes to be an EMPOWER seasonal adventure guide. If during training, you or we decide that it’s not for you, you’ll still walk away having had an empowering experience!
Applicants must have a strong desire to advance the study of leadership and do so while working at great heights (up to 75′). Additionally, applicants must be safety oriented and must have the willingness and commitment to take responsibility for a participants’ safety at all times.