Want a fun, challenging and rewarding job? Become a Challenge Course Facilitator for our Outback Adventures Challenge Course on campus!
Challenge Course Facilitator Job Announcement:
The UCSD Challenge Course is seeking dedicated individuals to hire and train as facilitators. Ideal applicants for this entry-level position possess a combination of both interpersonal and technical skills. The Challenge Course staff is made up of part-time/contract student and non-student facilitators. Facilitators develop skills and experience through a process that includes initial training, mentoring, shadowing, and on-going training and skills development.
About the UCSD Challenge Course:
The UCSD Challenge Course provides adventure-based teambuilding program designed to develop communication and teamwork through challenging activities. Our course is located in the eucalyptus forest on the beautiful UCSD campus, an ideal setting for a variety of ground-based and high course activities. Our programs serve campus, community, and corporate groups, providing each an opportunity to problem solve and overcome obstacles as a team—from up to 45 above the ground.
Winter Orientation/ Training: Thursday-Sunday, January 5-8, 2017
Our fall training will provide future facilitators with the foundational knowledge to confidently guide groups through teambuilding/leadership programs on and off the course, including facilitation and technical skills training. All accepted applicants will be required to complete this 40-hour training before being hired by UCSD.
Scheduling and Pay
Following the training and shadowing process, Facilitators can expect to work between 6-30 hours/week through the busy program season (May-October). There rest of the year can still be quite busy but the work is not consistent. Beginning pay is $12/hour for Students and $14/hour for non-students.
To learn more and apply, visit https://recreation.ucsd.edu/challenge-course/facilitator-training/ If you have additional questions, please contact Denise Ouellette, Challenge Course Director, at
858-822-3558, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Sunday, Mar 14, 2017
Date Event Time
Sunday, Mar 5 Application Deadline – – – Online Application
Mar 6,7,8,9,10,16 &17 Group Interviews Workday/Evening Outback Adventures Office
Saturday, Mar 25 Staff Training 8:00am-6:00pm UCSD Challenge Course
Sunday, Mar 26 Staff Training 8:00am-6:00pm UCSD Challenge Course
Monday, Mar 27 Staff Training 8:00am-6:00pm UCSD Challenge Course
Tuesday Mar 28 Staff Training 8:00am-6:00pm UCSD Challenge Course