Colorado Employment

Colorado Employment2018-02-20T15:52:32+00:00

Positions for Hire

Part-time & Full-time Quest Leaders:

$11 – $13/hour, $13 – $15/hour as site supervisor at one of our many sites. Summer positions are open for part-time, full-time, and a mix of PT and FT in Boulder and Denver. Hours are 35-40 hours/week in Denver and in Boulder (approximately 8AM – 3:10PM or 8AM – 4:40PM ), and 28-30 hours/week in Central Boulder (approximately 9AM – 2:40PM). We are looking for about 8-10 staff to join our merry band of returning staff.

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):

Manage the character sheet database, data entry into the database, admin work, equipment prep and repair, product sales, and ideally – lead active games with children and sub for sick Quest Leaders for an hour or a day now and then. Car required for driving between sites and office.

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

We are looking for one or two charismatic and professional staff people to do most of the weekend birthdays and festivals. This person needs to have great communication skills, and be willing and able to market our programs to parents at festival booths. This is at least a summer job, with the potential to continue leading birthdays and events throughout the year during weekends.

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • Required: apply by March 25th (slight possibility of being hired if applying after 3/25).
  • Required: attend a group improvisational acting audition late March. (slight possibility of being hired without attending)
  • Required: 18 years of age and older by the time summer camp begins (end of May)
  • 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
  • Being a Quest Leader is physically demanding (hiking and swashbuckling with a group of 5-6 children or teens for 5-6 hours/day), and requires maturity, professionalism, patience, conflict resolution skills, and great playfulness and compassion
  • Optional: experience playing and/or leading roleplaying games (live-action or tabletop)
  • Optional: conflict resolution skills, teambuilding and leadership skills, training in therapy or childhood education
  • Optional: martial arts, swordsmanship, arts and crafts

WAGES: 

  • $11-13/hour depending on your experience and skills, for starting summer Quest Leaders.
  • $13-15/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 25TH: If you are interested in becoming a Quest Leader for the upcoming summer, submit an application by March 25th. We may extend that deadline if we need more applicants. We accept applications all year round, but do not begin our hiring process until February. Apply with the link below. If you have any questions about the application, please send an email via contact form Attention: Mark

  • AUDITIONS – March & April: Applicants who show the most potential in their Job Application, are invited to participate in a group improvisational acting, storytelling, and roleplaying audition. Five 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. Auditions are held the week of spring break (generally the last week of March), and potentially the first week of April.

  • FINAL INTERVIEW: The applicants who showed the most potential in their applications and audition are invited to a final interview.

  • STAFF TRAINING: Staff Training usually takes place the last two weeks of May.

  • HIRED: All staff must be 18 years of age, have a social security number, 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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