Mountain Adventures Coordinator 


Position: 
Mountain Adventures Coordinator, The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC)

Reports to: Programs Director, National Office

Location: ACC National Office - Canmore, Alberta

Overview: The Mountain Adventures Coordinator is responsible for the organization of all professionally   guided  camps   and   courses  run   out   of  the   ACC   National  Office. Working under the supervision of the Programs Director you will take the lead in the roll-out of the Club’s climbing, mountaineering, skiing, climbing and leadership camps as part of the ACC Adventures program. The safety, enjoyment and quality of experience of camp participants will be your primary goal.  

Responsibilities:

  • Camp sales – answering inquiries, processing registrations and applications
  • Camp planning and support – scheduling and creating itineraries for camps and courses, contracting & liaising with camp staff (guides, porters, cooks, volunteers), communicating information to camp participants
  • Camp delivery –arranging   logistics  (accommodation, transport, food, equipment), providing office-based support to guides/staff in the field 
  • Researching and investigating locations for camps and courses with input from guides and Programs Director
  • Assisting with budgeting of camps and courses 
  • Assisting with permit applications
  • Special projects (international expeditions, custom camps etc.) as determined by the Programs Director


The ideal candidate must: 

  • Be customer-service oriented
  • Possess strong organization skills, time-management skills and have an eye for detail 
  • Be proactive with the ability to work independently 
  • Be comfortable working in a busy office environment 
  • Have excellent inter-personal skills including strong written and verbal communication 
  • Be passionate about the responsible enjoyment of mountain activities

 

The following will be considered an asset:

  • Personal backcountry skiing or mountaineering experience, especially in the Canadian Rockies
  • Experience in the outdoor recreation industry and/or events management

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits (including health and dental insurance). Regular working hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, however, at busy periods, the Mountain Adventures Coordinator may be required to work during evenings or weekends. 

 

Applications are being accepted until Thursday November 7th. Suitable candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Tara McConnery, Programs Director
[email protected]
P.O. Box 8040, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T8

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.