The Camp RIO Residential Program Staff both develops and delivers carefully constructed TEKS-based lessons in a fun and engaging way. They exemplify the characteristics we desire to develop in our students which are leadership, stewardship, service, community, teamwork, and adventure. They are committed to both Outdoor Education and Adult programming.
Program Staff are responsible for facilitating environmental and outdoor recreation activities and team-building programs. The staff member plans and prepares for programs and serves as a host and liaison to participant groups. All program staff teach classes, lead large group and evening activities, host meals, help maintain program areas and care for program animals, and provide high quality experiences for participants that focus on the Camp RIO and EAST Foundation core values.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
Ability to interact with all age levels. (Camper ages will range between 1st grade through high school, and ability to work with adult groups is also required.)
Preferred experience working with school-age students.
Preferred experience in outdoor working environment and studies in Education, Science, Outdoor Education, Recreation, or Physical Education.
Ability to work well with a team, as well as be counted on to complete individual tasks as necessary.
Licenses or Certifications: Able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR and possibly Life Guarding.
Ability to reside on camp property from mid-August through May
Louie Guardiola (Outdoor Education Program Manager)