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Camp Aspen Snowmass Counselor - Summer 24

The Little Nell

The Little Nell

Snowmass Village, CO, USA
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

Company Description

With roots dating back to 1946 and a division of Aspen One, Aspen Skiing Company owns and operates four mountains—Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk—creating premium, sustainable, and transformative experiences in recreation, culture, and nature. In addition, the company runs the award-winning Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School, Four Mountain Sports rental and retail shops, and a collection of sustainably sourced on-mountain food and beverage outlets. Aspen Snowmass encompasses 5,680 acres of skiable terrain across four mountains, more than 40 ski lifts and more than 410 trails. Aspen One is the parent company of Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen Hospitality and ASPENX and leverages its influence across all of its business units to advance climate action, community engagement and racial justice. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com or follow @aspensnowmass on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Job Description

Camp Aspen Snowmass provides endless options for adventure. Programs include geocaching, climbing, mountain skill building, fishing, rocket building, mountainboarding, arts and crafts, hiking, and much more. The Camp Aspen Snowmass Counselor will lead private and group camp programs. The primary role of the CAS Counselor is to create meaningful and lasting experiences for campers in a mountain environment. Extensive training is provided for all candidates.

Applications for this position will be accepted until June 1, 2024 for the Summer 2024 Season.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create positive, fun and safe experiences for campers indoors and outside in the mountain environment
  • Maintain knowledge of each child’s location at all times during the day
  • Have a working familiarity with most camp activities, and plan and lead activities for campers throughout the day
  • Take direction and feedback while working effectively with a team of counselors
  • Create experiential activities that are age appropriate
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians of campers
  • Assist and support essential childcare functions within the Treehouse Children’s Adventure Center, based on individual qualifications and training


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to work as part of a team with fellow employees and independently required
  • Ability to independently manage a small group of campers and create a safe, fun learning environment required
  • Previous experience coaching, teaching, or working in a recreational environment preferred
  • Must be patient and able work with children in various settings
  • Ability to be physically active in an outdoor environment required
  • Previous experience in on-mountain activities, including but not limited to mountain boarding, climbing, fishing and hiking is preferred.

Additional Information

Supervision Given & Received

Supervision given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Supervision received: Works under direct supervision of Director of Children’s Programs. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand or be on your feet, kneel and bend for extended periods of time
  • Regularly work in adverse conditions and required to use protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials as well as an office environment and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance

Job Benefits

This position is classified as a part time seasonal position eligible for the following benefits:

  • Enrollment dates differ across the various programs.
  • Paid Time Off Programs
  • Paid Leave Programs
  • Employee Ski Pass
  • Other company perks

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 970-300-7700.

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit www.aspensnowmass.com/employment/benefits-and-perks

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here