Mount Hermon

After School Adventures Field Guide

Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2020 12:42 PM)
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Seasonal Part-Time 20-30 hours weekly September 2020 - June 2021

Position Objective:


The After School Adventures ("ASA") Field Guide is responsible for implementing faith-based and nature-based after school care programs in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:


  • Facilitate a faith-based program and a nature-based program for school-aged children 1st – 5th grade.
  • Teach students program materials, games, and crafts.
  • Collect and plan needed supplies for activities.
  • Facilitate challenge course and climbing wall and all nature activities.
  • Oversee safety and health compliance for care of children.
  • Communicate with parents about their child.
  • Additional duties as assigned.  


Supervisory Responsibilities:



General Qualifications:


The ASA Field Guide is a Ministerial position. Ministerial staff render their work, stewardship, relationships and behavior as evidence of being followers of Jesus Christ while embracing and affirming Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision and beliefs.  They are responsible for defining, cultivating and leading MHA’s Christian community, conference programs, and retreats. 



  • High-school diploma.
  • Some early childhood education desirable.

Work Experience:

  • Experience working with school-aged children.
  • Experience working in an outdoor setting.
  • Familiar with local public school system and area.
  • Experience connecting faith to nature context.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of child development at various stages.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team exercising good judgment and decision-making.
  • Must be a punctual and responsible individual.
  • Must exhibit great interpersonal skills with people of all ages.
  • Must be observant and attentive.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • Ability to engage in active listening.
  • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

Physical Demands:


Ability to hike at least 2 miles and play strenuous games. The physical environment requires the employee to have the ability to hike at least 2 miles and play strenuous games, work outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, and hiking.

Additional Requirements


  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


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