Team Building Facilitator

Season: May – September with potential opportunities through October.

Low Adventure Trainings: April 27 & 28, 2019

High Adventure Trainings: May 23 – 25, 2019

Are you an enthusiastic and friendly person that loves working with diverse groups of people in a natural outdoor setting? Team Building Facilitators are responsible for instructing and supervising a group of up to 16 participants through low adventure and high ropes activities focused on goal setting, trust, team building/team bonding, communication and personal growth in a collaborative environment. Facilitators will participate in setting up, facilitating and cleaning up after programs while maintaining a climate of positivity and security.


  • Arrive ready to work as scheduled.
  • Inspect and document equipment and program area pre and post use.
  • Greet and welcome all participants and convey a clear description of program participation.
  • Promote progression in activities matched to the ability and interest of participants.
  • Lead by example and promote Challenge by Choice and One Voice Philosophy.
  • Risk Management – responsible for the well-being of self and others; manage risks and group participation.
  • Adhere to current standards of the organization and industry.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with strong communication skills.
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive team culture with many personalities.
  • Desire to work outdoors.
  • Comfortable with working at heights of up to 25 feet.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population/age groups.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Must successfully complete the appropriate Adventure Training and of interest and verification.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be in good health, between 70 and 275 pounds and 4’10’.
  • Must possess a keen attention to detail and the ability to remain calm and collected while facing stressful situations.


  • First Aid/CPR Certification provided.
  • FBI/BCI Criminal Background Check provided.
  • Possibility to train and work as a Canopy Tour Guide and Recreational Tree Climbing Facilitator.

NOTE: While the attempt was made to present an inclusive listing, other responsibilities may arise.

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Common Ground is located in Oberlin, Ohio. Head to our Explore the Area page and find out about other things to do and places to stay in the area, or you can learn more about our organization, which has always proudly been not-for-profit.