COME WORK WITH US!

Now accepting applications for Winter and Summer 2020

Before You Apply, Please Note That All Employees:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age (by the start of job)

  • Are subject to background and motor vehicle record checks

  • Must pass pre-employment & random drug tests

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States (for international work visas please contact iena.org)

  • Summer Camp Employees must be available full-time beginning approximately June 1, 2020 through approximately August 15, 2020. (Unless noted otherwise)

  • Must go by the following instructions:

Although we accept applications constantly, year round, the preferred application window is October through February.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES

This is your first test: Follow these directions. Due to the overwhelming number applicants we receive each season at Windells, we ask you to please read this information thoroughly before applying. The ability to follow directions is crucial.   

WHEN YOU ARE APPLYING:
The following items must be received:

(We will accept resumes after February 1st – but your chances drop by ten million percent.  We DO NOT accept faxed or e-mailed applications. It MUST be filled out online.)

1. The Application™ - Fill out The Application™ HERE

2. Cover Letter - (Paste in Application™)

3. Resume / Work History - (Paste in Application™)

4. Optional (but recommended) Video Submission. See application for details.
* Please submit this video DIGITALLY. You can upload it to either vimeo or youtube and provide your link on the page regarding extra credit in your application. (Paste video link in Application™)

Email Video Submissions or USB Submissions will not be accepted.

5. Anything else you think we should see.

Creative submissions encouraged!

International Applicants: Yes, we gladly welcome your application and resume!  Upon being offered a position, you must apply for a work visa (some countries take longer than others to do so).  

PLEASE NOTE: If you are an international applicant it is absolutely imperative that you have your completed job application and resume submitted to Windells as soon as possible.  The work visa process can take time and we would hate to have to pass on offering you a job because we couldn’t get a work visa soon enough!

Apply! You’ll never get hired if you don’t apply. Just because we receive a lot of resumes, doesn′t mean it is impossible to get hired. We are constantly striving to create a well rounded, diverse, fun, energetic, safe, and professional staff.  We want to see your resume!

POSITIONS WE ARE HIRING FOR:

2019-2020 WINTER POSITIONS

WEEKEND TEAM COACH

We are in need of part-time coaches for our winter program that runs Saturdays and Sundays January through March. To coach at Windells means to be a fun, positive ski role model (not a drill sergeant football coach). Winter coaches recive cutting edge coaches training through our TPTS coaches certification and have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best coaches in the business.

2020 SUMMER POSITIONS

SPRING OFFICE ASSISTANT

We need an incredibly organized and hardworking individual to do all the wonderful things as a Summer Office Assistant (see below for description) except we need you to join the team starting April 15 and assist with getting ready for camp, parent relations, and prepping for summer camp. This position must work as an Office Assistant throughout the Summer as well.

Counselors

Run off-hill activities, shuttle campers to and from Timberline, keep camper houses clean during session and prepare them for new campers after each session.  Calm fears of homesick camper, keeping the wild ones in line, telling bedtime stories, being a human alarm clock, stoking the campers out on everything that isWindells Summer Camp and much more will be regular duties as a counselor.

Chinese Language Staff

Much like a regular counselor you will run off-hill activities, shuttle campers to and from Timberline or the skate parks, keep camper houses clean during session and prepare them for new campers after each session.  As our special Chinese Language Staff, you will work closely with the Chinese National Teams as well as our regular Chinese speaking youth and adult campers to ensure they have the most fun, safe, professional, and educational summer camp experience possible.

Ski Coaches

Start the session by picking campers up at PDX as a shuttle driver or greeter.  Coach campers of all ability levels and lead on-hill coaching clinics.  To coach at Windells means to be a fun, positive ski role model (not a drill sergeant football coach). Off-hill, help with activities and have fun with the campers! End the session by helping to bring campers back to PDX.

Mountain Bike Coaches

Start the session by picking campers up at PDX as a shuttle driver or greeter.  Coach campers of all ability levels and lead off campus trips to places such as Sandy Ridge, Post Canyon, and Timberline. To coach at Windells means to be fun, and be a positive ride role model (not a drill sergeant football coach). Off-hill, help with activities and have fun with the campers! End the session by helping to bring campers back to PDX.

Trampoline Monitor/Coach

Supervise campers on our three trampolines and in the foam pit.  Assess camper skills to allow them to jump.  Teach campers maneuvers on the trampolines, help them learn new tricks and how to apply what they learn to skiing.  Open and close trampoline area daily.

Filmer(s)

Must Haves: Professional quality HD camera, laptop/desktop computer, well organized, experience in filming and editing, ability to work independently and within a team.
Shoot footage of all aspects of camp (from A-Level Shredding to D-Level Dodgeball) and pull some all-nighters helping to make the session videos and web edits on time.  Work with individual campers and groups on private camper shoots making them short edits of their time at camp.

**Must haves: include examples of your work via a digital portfolio online. Please do not send us video files via email.**

Photographer(s)

Must Haves: Professional quality DSLR camera, laptop/desktop computer, well organized, experience in action photography and editing photos digitally, ability to work independently and within a team. Contribute photos for the website and/or ad campaigns, shoot campers who purchase a private photo shoots and deliver them edited and raw photos.

**Must haves: include examples of your work via a digital portfolio online. Please do not send us photo files via email**

Medics

On-call on and off snow when injuries strike to assist ski-patrol and/or drive injured campers to the hospital.  On-call off-hill to take sick campers to the doctor at all times (e.g. 3:00 AM) or make miscellaneous airport runs.  Also assists the camp nurse in collecting and then distributing camper meds.

Office Assistant(s)

Do you love working behind the scenes, being able to help implement, grow and work to make a magical place even more magical? Office Assistants are not just faxing, copying and talking on the phone- although that is a part of the job. More importantly, this position allows you to be the connection from the outside world to camp. You get to help campers have an incredible time, work with all the awesome people that walk through that office door and make sure that the camp experience for the parent is just as good as it is for the camper. If you think this position is for the ordinary office robot, you are definitely mistaken. Dance parties take place daily.

Demo Assistant(s)

Assist campers in assembling their dream ski set up.  Fit campers for gear and get them ready to ride.  On-call on-hill to fix broken bindings or help with anything else that requires a screwdriver.

Camp Store Sales Clerk(s)

Keep track of store inventory, assist campers in making purchases.  Help campers get money from their cash accounts, run the store register, and keep the store neat and clean.

HOW TO APPLY

The following items must be received:

(We will accept resumes after this date – but your chances drop by ten million percent.  We DO NOT accept faxed or e-mailed applications. It MUST be filled out online.)

1. The Application™ - Fill out the Application™ HERE

2. Cover Letter specifying what position you are applying for and why you are qualified for the position. (Paste in Application™)

3. Resume / Work History (Paste in Application™)

4. Optional (but recommended) Video Submission. See application for details.
* Please submit this video DIGITALLY. You can upload it to either vimeo or youtube and provide your link on the page regarding extra credit in your application. (Paste Video link in Application™)

Email Video Submissions or USB Submissions will not be accepted.

5. Anything else you think we should see.

Creative submissions encouraged!

WE ARE STILL HIRING SO IF YOU'D LIKE TO BE PART OF AN AMAZING CAMP FAMILY AND CONTINUE CREATING GOOD TIMES, PLEASE APPLY!