Positions for Hire

Part-time & Full-time Quest Leaders:

$13+/hour as a Quest Leader, or $15+/hour as the Site Supervisor at one of our many sites. Summer positions are open for Boulder and Denver. Hours are 35-40 hours/week in Denver, and either 28-30 hours/week or 35-40 hours/week in Boulder. We are looking for about 12 new staff to join our merry band of returning staff.   It is fine to schedule specific weeks off in the summer.

Part-time OFF-SEASON – fall, winter, and spring:

We need several part-time staff in Denver and in Boulder for 10-15 hours/week (or less if you need less) during the off-season for weekend birthday parties, weekday after school classes, and full-day holiday programs. Birthdays pay $20/hour, afterschool and holiday quests generally pay $15/hour.

Full-time Summer Support Leader (Logistics & Coordination):

$13-$15/hour: Manage the character sheet database, data entry into the database, admin work, equipment prep and repair, product sales, and supporting staff by watching for safety at sign-in/ sign-out and leading active games with children. Ideally (but not required) – occasionally sub for sick Quest Leaders for an hour or more. Car required for driving between sites and office (receive mileage reimbursement).

Part-time WEEKENDS – Events – Festivals & Birthday Quest Leader:

$20/hour for Birthdays, $13+/hour for Festivals. We are looking for one or two charismatic and professional staff members to run most of the weekend birthdays and festivals. These people need to have great communication skills, and be willing and able to market our programs to parents at festival booths. At a minimum, this is a summer job, with the potential to continue leading birthdays and events throughout the year on weekends.

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • Required: Apply by March 31th (slight possibility of being hired if applying after 3/31).
  • Required: 18 years of age and older by the time summer camp begins (end of May) (some exceptions for Grandmaster CIT’s of RA).
  • Required: Experience working with children and/or teens
  • Required: Improvisational acting and storytelling skills
  • Required: High energy and physical fitness for hiking and swashbuckling
  • Required: Friendly with a sense of humor (the kids who come to our camp are coming to have fun!)
  • Required: A love for the fantasy genre (we play a fantasy-themed live-action roleplaying game with the kids)
  • Required: A willingness to learn and practice non-coercive leadership
  • Required: Great communication skills
  • Optional: Experience playing and/or leading roleplaying games (live-action or tabletop)
  • Optional: Conflict resolution skills, team building, and leadership skills, training in therapy or childhood education
  • Optional: Martial arts, swordsmanship, arts and crafts
  • Being a Quest Leader is physically demanding (hiking and swashbuckling with a group of 5-6 children or teens for 5-8 hours/day), and requires maturity, professionalism, patience, conflict resolution skills, and great playfulness and compassion.

WAGES: 

  • $13+/hour for starting summer Quest Leaders depending on experience and skills.
  • $15+/hour for Site Supervisor at our various sites.
  • $15/hour for off-season afterschool and holiday camp Quest Leading.
  • $20/hour for weekend birthday parties
  • 50 cents per mile round-trip travel payments for all programs of less than 4 hours in length, such as birthdays and afterschool programs.

Hiring Process

  • APPLY BY MARCH 31st: If you are interested in becoming a Quest Leader for the upcoming summer, submit an application by March 31st. We may extend that deadline if we need more applicants. We accept applications all year round, but do not begin our hiring process until January or February. Apply with the link below. If you have any questions about the application, please send an email via contact form Attention: Mark

  • AUDITIONS this April: Applicants who show the most potential in their Job Application, are invited to participate in a group improvisational acting, storytelling, and roleplaying audition. Two to four applicants and the Director, Mark, meet and play acting games together. You do not need to prepare anything for the audition. This is a requirement for being hired (potential of exceptions and Skype auditions). 

  • FINAL INTERVIEW:  Meet with the Director, Mark, to learn more about the job and answer interview questions.

  • STAFF TRAINING: Staff Training usually takes place the last two weeks of May. Training includes First Aid and CPR certification, skills for working with children, conflict resolution, and how to lead the Adventure Quest Live-Action Roleplaying as an experiential education program for children and teens.

  • HIRED: All staff must have a social security number for being an employee, and all will have a background check done on them. We require all staff to be mandatory reporters of child abuse (if you suspect abuse in the home environment or elsewhere, you are required to report on it).

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