Internship Tour Guide needed in Alaska for July/August 2021

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Infinite Adventures

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Location
Anchorage, AK
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBD
Date Posted
May 12, 2021
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
0-2 yrs

Infinite Adventures

Infinite Adventures is seeking an intern for July 15th to August 30th to help facilitate adventure camping trips.

Responsibilities and Learning Opportunities:

  • help with all aspects and logistics during our adventure camping trips in Alaska
  • prepare camp breakfast, help with lunches and dinners
  • help with guiding: take clients on hikes, provide information on the area (we will provide you with this information beforehand and help you get acclimated) and take part in activities with clients (like kayaking and ice climbing – no previous experience needed, but helpful)
  • help with taking care of gear (tents, kitchen gear, etc)
  • help with shopping, setting up camp, camp kitchen, help clients put up tents, help with camp safety

Essential Qualifications:

  • either enrolled in a college program related to outdoor / recreation/ tourism/ adventure management or 1-2 years experience in tourism/customer service
  • willing to work for 6 weeks straight with no days off
  • desire to learn and achieve new skills every single day
  • physically able to hike 5-7 hrs (strenuous hikes, not every day but 3-4 times during a 20 day trip)
  • the ability to think ahead and anticipate as well as the desire to entertain clients
  • CPR certification (can be obtained online before starting internship)

Desired Qualifications:

  • strong customer service orientation
  • some experiences in Alaska
  • desire to work for us in 2022 and beyond

Benefits:

  • accommodation (mostly camping) and all meals included
  • ability to take part in activities that are optional for clients for no costs (e.g. ice climbing, kayaking around ice bergs, etc)
  • the potential to have a fully paid seasonal job for 2022 mid May to mid September with Infinite Adventures and be part of our small family run business
  • the chance to learn all aspects of operating and managing adventure trips
  • extend your skills in customer service, ability to work under pressure, using different skills simultaneously, adapt to changing situations, speak in front of a group and much more
  • if interested: the chance to learn about bus mechanics/ maintaining our adventure bus
  • if not living in Alaska, travel costs from and to Alaska will be paid

To apply:

Please send your resume and a cover letter (addressing the question what you look most forward to and what you would like to learn the most as well what you think will be most challenging for you) to our email address. Application Deadline June 1st, but the position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Visit website here: https://infiniteadv.com/

Infinite Adventures

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