Jobs - Ascendigo

JOIN OUR TEAM!  Staff needed to help kids and adults on the Autism Spectrum


Ascendigo (formerly Extreme Sports Camp) is a growing Roaring Fork Valley based nonprofit that enhances the lives of children and adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder through outdoor sports education, adventure camps, community integration and an array of autism focused behavioral health services. We are headquartered in Carbondale and provide programming from Aspen to Rifle.

In our Adventure camps, we find that participants of any athletic ability can succeed. We pride ourselves in ensuring progress in our sports while having lots of fun. Current sports and outdoor programming include summer, fall,winter camps and individualized services. Our summer camp offers 8 residential weeks based at he CMC Spring Valley campus. Summer camp activities include hiking, climbing, river rafting, lake & boating sports, biking (mountain & road), horseback riding. Winter activities include skiing and snowboarding at Aspen/Snowmass.

Our community integration and behavioral health activities include our Adult Enrichment programs serving the RF valley out of Carbondale, with upcoming programing for school age children.


Current Openings:

Marketing/Development Coordinator: Full Time. Work directly with the executive director, senior staff, and outside marketing specialists to coordinate standard and social/digital media campaigns, newsletter, contact databases, community outreach and fundraising events (including our popular annual Light it up Blue Aspen event ). This is a great opportunity to work with national autism advocacy organizations. For detailed job description click: M/D Coord.

Camp Administrator: Full Time. Works with our Adventures managers and coordinator to ensure that multi-seasonal programs are successfully and professionally delivered .You will be responsible for registration administration of camp resources and help with compliance. Daily communication with parents, staff and campers to ensure a quality experience for all of our camp stakeholders. For a detailed job description click: Camp Admin.

Camp Logistics: Summer Seasonal. Works with Camp Administrator to manage physical resources, assist in transport of clients and supplies, as well as supporting administrative efforts needs for a successful summer camp. For a detailed job description click: Camp Logistics

Sports Specialists: Summer Seasonal. Experts in Rock climbing, Horseback Riding and River Rafting with a passion to instruct kids and adults on the autism spectrum are sought for this summer’s camp. No specific certifications are required. Experience with autism is a big plus. Camps are weekly from June 21 through August 14. Attendance at our staff from June 11 through 19 is mandatory. For detail job descriptions click the sport(s) that interest you: ** Rock *or* Horse *or * River.

Summer Skills Trainers: Summer Seasonal. Specialized camp counselors with experience in supporting youth, teens and/or adults on the Autism Spectrum sought for summer camp. No specific certifications are required but be prepared to explain your experience in assisting people with ASD. Camps are weekly from June 21 through August 14. Attendance at our staff from June 11 through 19 is mandatory. Skills trainers that demonstrate particular passion and skill may be invited to work at our other programs. For a detailed job description click: Summer Skills Trainers

Join our skilled & caring team! Send inquiries including cover letter and resume to mmuller@ascendigo.org.

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