Middview Trips Logistics Crew

Middlebury College Middlebury , VT 05753

Posted 2 months ago

MiddView Trips Logistics Crew members pitch in wherever needed in the crucial final weeks before, during and immediately after the program. This may involve (but is not limited to) general Outdoor Orientation related office work, organizing, preparing and distributing trip equipment, dividing and dispensing group food, running errands to Burlington, field checking trip routes, providing feedback and input on the trip planning process, and other tasks as assigned.

This position is an excellent introduction to the inner workings of a large outdoor program.

Current Middlebury student. Interest in and enthusiasm for the Outdoor Orientation program.

Excellent attention to detail. Some experience with outdoor equipment and activities. Other details:

General workweek from the 8/12 start date to trip return (9/8) is 37.5 hours / week. During the first week of classes, there may be up to 6 additional hours. In the days and immediately prior to and during training and Orientation, irregular and perhaps longer hours may be necessary.

Must be willing to work weekends during leader training and the program itself. This position has been approved for a Job Extension/Early Arrival.

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