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How to Apply

Before you apply for employment, please make sure you have carefully read the preceding staff section of our web site and understand the guidelines, expectations, and the requirements of the job.

Positions

While performing the duties of this job, the counselor is regularly required to stand, walk, run and sit for prolonged periods of time on uneven terrain in a mountain top environment. The counselor is also required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The counselor may occasionally have to move or lift a minimum of 25 lbs. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by a counselor to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Counselor (Male)
Male counselor staff will teach one or more of our in-camp activities or adventure trip programs and live in a cabin with approximately eight campers.

Counselor (Female)
Female counselor staff teach one or more of our in-camp activities or adventure trip programs and provide other support services during the day and evening hours. Most female counselor staff live at camp in our staff housing, but not in a cabin with campers.

Adventure Trip Leader
Responsible for planning and leading adventure trips, such as backpacking, canoeing and kayaking, mountain biking, and rock climbing. Experience in wilderness medicine, risk management, trip leading, and 23 years old preferred.

Tribal Leader
Former Falling Creek staff member, responsible for a tribe of campers and counselors. Most tribal leaders will teach one or two activities. Tribal Leaders live at camp in our staff housing. Male Tribal Leaders may be required to live in a cabin with campers.

Camper and counselor goofing off at camp.

Activity Specialist
(Only select this if you have spoken to one of our directors). We are looking for artisans and experts in a trade or activity who are willing to lead a team of staff and teach campers. Depending on your specific situation, activity specialists may live locally, live at camp in staff housing, or be a Cabin Counselor.

Kitchen
We are seeking help with our daily culinary operations. Our team includes a kitchen manager, line cooks, baker, pantry and salad prep, and trip food manager. Depending on your specific situation, kitchen staff may live locally, live at camp in staff housing, or be a Cabin Counselor.

Photographer
Experienced digital photographers responsible for taking daily photos, editing, culling, tagging, uploading. Experience with Adobe Lightroom preferred, but not necessary. Will work with multiple photographers and staff to make sure everything is covered every day.

Maintenance
(Only select this if you have spoken to one of our directors) This position reports to the directors and head of maintenance. Must be at least 18 years old and available all summer.

Father/Son Weekend or Special Event
(Should have completed one summer as a staff member.) Open to current or former Falling Creek staff members able to work our May Father/Son Weekend, August Father/Son Weekend, or other special event. (This can be selected in addition to another position).

Nurse
All Registered Nurse candidates must have an active compact or North Carolina Registered Nurse license in good standing. Applicants must be at least 25 years of age with at least two years of experience in a hospital or physicians practice. Pediatric, Emergency Room or Critical Care Unit experience preferred.

Volunteer
This is for anyone helping at camp in a volunteer capacity. (ex. Camp Doctors)