The ‘Mountain Factor’ Employer Spotlight: Keystone Science School (Keystone, CO)
Featuring Keystone Science School, a learning center that combines hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for their students. Their culture and benefits are amazing (seriously)… take a minute to read their story!
About Keystone Science School…
Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science School’s historic campus serves as the base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We’re proud to be Summit County’s #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)!
Tell us about the culture…
1. We approach our work with a sense of mission.
2. We strive for excellence.
3. We bring fun and laughter to everything we do.
4. We care about each other and those we serve.
5. We love the outdoors.
6. We are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. 7. We value collaboration.
8. We have a safe and harassment-free workplace.
9. We offer competitive compensation and generous benefits. 10. We are an equal opportunity employer.
11. We create KSS magic! Read the full blog post “11 Things You’ll Love About Working at KSS”
What are the best benefits?
*A generous paid time off policy that includes up to 120 hours per year of vacation, 96 hours per year of sick time, and 80 paid holiday hours per year, for first year full-time employees.
*We also offer paid time off for your birthday, community service, and powder days!
*75% employer paid medical and dental premiums.
*Employer paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
What do you look for in successful applicants?
*An interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children.
*First Aid/Wilderness First Aid/Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications.
*Strong work ethic.
*An interest in, respect for, and ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds, opinions, beliefs, abilities, and experience.
What types of roles do you have at Keystone Science School?
Expedition Instructor – Curriculum Manager – Day Camp Lead Instructor – Day Camp Manager – Media Specialist – Overnight Camp Instructor – Overnight Camp Lead Instructor – Overnight Camp Manager – Summer Instructor – Summer Nurse – Support Instructor – Education Intern – Apprentice – Program Instructor – Fall Instructor – Spring Instructor – Customer Experience Specialist – Digital Marketing Intern – Kitchen Assistant (summer seasonal) – Kitchen Assistant (part-time) – Summer CATCH Camp Manager – After School Program Coordinator – After School Program Facilitator & Sub – After School Program Student Facilitator – After School Program Student Volunteer
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