High 5 Adventure Learning Center

Trainer & Adventure Facilitator – Full-Time | Full Time

Category: Consulting and/or Training

Location: 130 Austine Dr # 170, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA


  Trainer & Adventure Educator 

High 5 Adventure Learning Center is recognized worldwide for its brand of experiential education and adventure learning. Some of the world’s most respected schools, colleges, sports teams, institutions, and businesses turn to us to discover their team’s potential. Formed as an educational non-profit organization, High 5 helps individuals, schools and communities use experiential education as a catalyst for positive change.

High 5 is committed to inclusivity. We recognize that growing our team to include people from all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives makes our work more effective as we strive to strengthen the communities in which we work. We encourage any and all applicants with the above qualifications to apply.

Job Description

Are you excited to develop quality experiential education programs and trainings that will change people’s lives?  High 5 is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual who can connect and empower participants in a trusting and supportive learning environment. This is a full-time entry-level position in our Training and Team Development (T&TD) department supporting our camp, school, direct service, therapeutic, youth agency, outdoor program, and business clients throughout the Northeast US.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and deliver High 5 experiential-based programs & professional trainings and workshops in a variety of client settings and at our site in Brattleboro, VT.
  • Cultivate and maintain long-term client relationships through ongoing communication, program development, and customer support.
  • Assist in various office tasks, administrative paperwork, and record keeping.
  • Thoughtfully nurture leadership qualities and skills in others.
  • Represent High 5 at industry conferences and events.
  • Present workshops at conferences focused on experiential education and challenge course operations.

Skills, Abilities & Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth and adults.
  • Willingness to bring energy and adaptability to High 5 and its mission, style, and team culture.
  • Preferred qualifications to be Level 2 trained in accordance with QCP (Qualified Course Professional) standards of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).
  • Must be capable of working in outdoor settings at height, independently at times.
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant professional experience.
  • Strong organizational skills and systems thinking.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Google Suite.
  • Willingness to live within a commutable distance of High 5. Ability to travel weekly to customer locations.

Salary and Benefits: Salary Range: $37,500 – $50,000 depending on experience, skills, and education.  In addition, we offer a generous benefits package that reflects the value we place on the well-being of our employees and their families. 30 days C.T.O. plus 19 days paid holidays.

Deadline: August 15, 2023 12:00 am

To Apply:

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and challenge course portfolio to hiring@high5adventure.org  with “Full-Time Trainer and Adventure Facilitator” as the subject line.  No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed immediately. The deadline is August 15, 2023.