The PATHH Guides of Boulder Crest Retreat Virginia, a Posttraumatic Growth Academy, are responsible to the Program Director for the planning, preparation, and coordination of PATHH programs focused on cultivating and facilitating Posttraumatic Growth for combat veterans and their family members, and first responders who are struggling with PTSD, combat stress, anxiety, depression, and suicidality. Through hands on interaction with guests, PATHH Guides train participants to transform times of deep struggle into profound strength and lifelong growth, and live the great lives they deserve full of passion, purpose, growth, and service.
Summary of essential job functions
- Participate in all Warrior PATHH programs (estimate 1 per month), which may require staying at the retreat for four to six days during programs depending on travel distance from home. Participate in 2-4 Family PATHH programs during Summer months
- Become trained, certified and proficient as a PATHH Guide and accompanying activities, including kayaking, hiking, archery, equine activities, TRX, and module delivery
- Participate in all BCR training programs as well as professional development
- Assist the Recreation/Equine Coordinator during programs in caring of equipment and horses
- Ensure quality reception, support, and experience for all program participants at BCR
- Perform functional duties as assigned (this could include recruiting for PATHH programs, support with survey collection, alumni outreach, support for the Warrior PATHH Coaching programs)
- Ensure participant information is added to alumni database to maintain contact through 18-month program
- Develop content for myPATHH technology application
- Participate in community relations events as needed to deliver world-class programming at BCR
- Participate in all Program, Staff and Management meetings as scheduled
- Live BCR and PATHH Guide non-negotiable practices and principles at all times
- Assists Property Manager with general Retreat maintenance as schedule allows and need arises
The PATHH Guide must be a combat veteran and possess an education and professional background commensurate with this position. The PATHH Guide will typically have a bachelor's degree or equivalent, or have served in military leadership positions with 10-15 years (plus) experience.
While performing the duties of this job, PATHH Guides are regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak, and hear. The position also requires spending a lot of time outdoors. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PATHH Guides must be able to travel to get back and forth to work and run errands in and around Bluemont, Virginia (within 100 miles). A driver's license and a good driving record are required to use company vehicles.
The work environment is a small, busy facility located in Bluemont, Virginia. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.0