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Outdoor Recreation G.O.A.L. Application

Job Description

G.O.A.L. stands for Group Oriented Achievement and Learning. Being a challenge course facilitator is a unique experience that requires adaptability and creativity.


  • Strong desire to help participants and colleagues seek and learn from a variety of challenges.
  • Current CPR/AED and First-Aid Certifications.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and social security card OR passport.
  • Must be comfortable at heights of up to 30 feet
  • Daily exposure to dust, dirt, weather and temperature changes. Position works outdoors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use good judgment while making independent decisions regarding all facets of safe and effective use of the course.
  • Insuring the physical and psychological safety of each client participating in the program.
  • Guides multiple participants through a series of programmed elements to achieve their desired outcomes by way of experiential learning in a professional manner.
  • Tie specific knots, belay (rope technique) clients, move from element to element and climb structures as needed.
  • Attend monthly staff in-services.
  • Attend pre-program meetings with supervisors and co-facilitators.
  • Develop the appropriate combination of elements to achieve the group’s goals; tailor the experience to the goals and capabilities of the clients.
  • Promptly complete and file paperwork associated with each trip course.
  • Understand emergency procedures and is comfortable responding to situations in a professional and calm demeanor.

G.O.A.L. Challenge Course Facilitator Job Application

Group Oriented Achievement and Learning

Currently living: *
Are you currently employed with Texas State *
Are you able to work weekends throughout Fall 2018 semester?
Will you be able to work through the Summer of 2019? *
Are you planning to take summer classes for Summer 2019? *