School Year: 2022-2023
Location: Camp Rio
Region: Headquarters - Rio Grande Valley, TX
Job Type: Full-Time
Role Mission: 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. They are responsible for facilitating environmental and outdoor recreation activities and teambuilding programs. The staff member plans and prepares 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 as well as provide high quality experiences for participants that focus on the Camp RIO and EAST Foundation core values.
This position provides optional housing for the individual to live on property from mid-August through the end of May. Pay will be distributed monthly during that timeline. Full benefits and paid time off included.
Considerations: Must be able to attend staff training August 7th —20th (weekends off) and commit to the full school year (Through the end of May).
What We Offer
We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Some of the special benefits we offer at IDEA include:
Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, generous vacation time, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. IDEA may offer a relocation allowance to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.
Implement designated curriculum for every student group.
Assist the Camp RIO groups and retreats manager with visiting groups
Ensures Site and Facilities are in proper condition for guests
Support the ongoing efforts of the EAST Foundation to promote responsible land stewardship.
Live values of IDEA
• Believes and is committed to our mission: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
• Is driven by outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
• Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly
• Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
• Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
• Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes
• Embodies IDEA’s core values
About IDEA Public Schools
At IDEA Public Schools, we believe each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to a multi-state network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools.
IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists. IDEA serves over 80,000 college-bound students in 143 schools across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.
When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
At IDEA we recognize that racism, bias, and privilege exist in society. We are committed to an organizational culture that promotes awareness and inclusivity for our students and staff and supports their path to positively impact our broader society. We are committed to recognizing the impact of racism and privilege, and commit as an organization to have equitable practices, policies, and structures. Visit https://ideapublicschools.org/dei/ to learn about IDEA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias commitment.
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