Jobs in Bellingham & Seattle – Summer 2021 Positions for Hire

Join us for a Summer of Magic and Adventure!

Join the team at Majestic Adventures for an incredible summer! Our staff spends their days outdoors in beautiful parks playing with children. If you have a passion for role-playing, theatre, and children, this summer experience will speak to your heart.

Majestic Adventures offers summer camps as well as year-round programs in Bellingham & Seattle, Washington, and now, in response to COVID, online. Our summer counselors are called “Quest Leaders”. Quest Leaders lead the children in our experiential live-action role-playing game called “Adventure Quest

Wages

  • $14.50/hour starting wage for most programs

  • $16/hour for after-school programs

  • $20/hour for weekend in-person or online birthday parties

  • $18/hour starting wage

  • $20+/hour for Site Supervisor (usually requires first working 1 season at MA)

  • $25/hour for weekend in-person or online birthday parties

Open Position: PT/FT Quest Leader for Seasonal Summer Camp

  • 30-40 hours per week in summer camps

  • Bellingham or Seattle, Washington (depending on where you live)

  • Bellingham: Mid-June through late-August
    Seattle: Late July through August, with potential for leading online during June-July

  • Lead outdoor, in-person, Live-Action Roleplaying programs.

  • Small groups of six children ages 6-17

  • Strict COVID Protocols must be observed on site

  • Mondays through Fridays in the summer, 9:00 am- 3:30 pm (Bellingham) or 8:00 am – 3:30 pm (Seattle). Fridays involve an extra .5 – 1 hour after camp (paperwork)

  • Option to take weeks off, with advance notice.

Skills and Experience for Quest Leader Positions

  • Required: 18 years of age and older (some exceptions for interns/volunteers)

  • Required: experience working with children and/or teens

  • Required: improvisational acting and storytelling skills

  • Required: high energy and physical fitness for hiking and swashbuckling

  • Required: Friendly with a sense of humor (the kids who come to our camp are coming to have fun!)

  • Required: a love for the fantasy genre (we play a fantasy-themed live-action roleplaying game with the kids)

  • Required: A willingness to learn and practice non-coercive leadership

  • Required: Great communication skills

  • Optional: experience playing and/or leading roleplaying games (live-action or tabletop)

  • Optional: conflict resolution skills, team building, and leadership skills, training in therapy or childhood education

  • Optional: martial arts, swordsmanship, arts and crafts

  • Being a Quest Leader is physically demanding (hiking and swashbuckling with a group of 5-6 children or teens for 5-6 hours/day), and requires maturity, professionalism, patience, conflict resolution skills, and great playfulness and compassion

Additional Open Positions

PT/FT PROGRAM ASSISTANT FOR SEASONAL SUMMER CAMP

  • Seeking one well organized, detail-oriented person with good communication and social skills

  • Support the smooth operations of the summer camps at various sites. Primarily based in Bellingham.

  • 10-40 hours per week, depending on your availability, skills, and need. Can be extended into school year at reduced hours (10-40 hours per month)
  • Jack-of-all-Trades type position for supporting a variety of functions of the camp operations

  • Give breaks to staff, watching for safety with the children, and leading active games with the children

  • Potentially manage and update the character sheet database – requires Meticulous and detail-oriented mind

  • Admin work, product sales, equipment prep, and management. Requires familiarity with Gsuite and office software, ability to learn online registration system and Square point-of-sale.

  • Ideally, will take the Quest Leader training and can sub for a QL for an hour or two when staff are sick (until the On Call staff get to the site)

  • Required: Car required for driving between sites (receive mileage reimbursement).

PT WEEKEND EVENT LEADER (BIRTHDAYS, FESTIVALS, ETC.)

  • Seeking one or two charismatic actors/storytellers for special events such as birthday parties and festivals.

  • 1-5 hours per week in the summer (less in school year)

  • Wages: $20/hour for Birthdays, $15/hour for Festivals.
  • Can be done in addition to Quest Leader position above or on it’s own.

  • Required: in addition to the requirements listed in the “Required Skills & Experience” section, it is required to have a reliable car (receive mileage reimbursement), good time management skills (to arrive at events early), and be able to give upbeat cheerful performances in acting, storytelling, and leading live-action roleplaying events.

PT QUEST LEADER FOR SCHOOL YEAR (FALL THROUGH SPRING)

  • 5-15 hours per week, depending on your availability and work

  • September through May / early June

  • Bellingham or Seattle, Washington (depending on where you live)

  • Lead after-school experiential education LARP programs in-person at schools and/or online, and lead school holiday programs

  • Potential in-person or online birthday party events (usually on the weekends)

  • Strict COVID Protocols must be observed on site.

Hiring Process

  • APPLICATION: Apply by May 1st (application deadline may be extended if we need more staff, but applying earlier is better)
  • AUDITION: Applicants who show high potential in their job application, are invited to participate in a group improvisational acting, storytelling, and roleplaying audition. Two to six applicants and an experienced Majestic Adventures staff meet and play-acting games together. You do not need to prepare anything for the audition. This is a requirement for being hired (there is the potential for exceptions and Zoom auditions).

  • FINAL INTERVIEW: Meet with the Director, Harper, on Zoom or in-person, and meet with one or two other staff from the Management Team.

  • STAFF TRAINING: Staff Training usually takes place during early – mid June. Training includes First Aid and CPR, skills for working with children, conflict resolution, and how to lead the Adventure Quest Live-Action Roleplaying as an experiential education program for children and teens.

  • ONCE HIRED: All staff must have a social security number for being an employee, and all will have a background check done on them. We require all staff to be mandatory reporters of child abuse (if you suspect abuse in the home environment or elsewhere, you are required to report on it).

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Majestic Adventures Quest Leaders