Stowe Heights Challenge Course Facilitator 

Challenge course facilitators are responsible for leading groups in experiential activities on and off of the Stowe Heights Challenge Course. Facilitators are responsible for assisting in planning, leading activities for diverse backgrounds and needs, managing risk and safety, briefing and debriefing the activities, and maintaining and caring for all challenge course equipment and facilities according to their training and the standards set forth by the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).

Stowe Heights Challenge Course consists of ground initiatives, a low ropes course, and a high ropes course. Although outside training and experience are an asset, all challenge course facilitators will be provided 30 hours of site-specific training and must pass a written and practical test.

​This position is paid per hour. Stowe Heights Challenge Course is open for six months of the year (typically May to October) for low and high-course programming. The opportunity to facilitate a Portable Challenge program is available year-round. Becoming a facilitator allows you to work in a fun environment with people interested in playing games and supporting teams while they strive to meet their individual and group goals.

You can email [email protected] or call Community Youth Concepts at 515.243.4292 for more information and click here to view the entire job description.


Internships and Practicum Students

CYC is currently looking for interns and practicum students to assist with programming.  Our interns contribute to our high quality programming while building their resumes and honing their professional skills.  Internships are flexible and can work around your time requirements and unique interests.

Interns will gain experience with direct facilitation, program planning, and the review and improvement process by assisting with event planning, creating marketing campaigns, developing programming, leading youth workshops, and writing grants.

If you are interested in interning or becoming a practicum student with CYC, please fill out the intern application form and send it to Mollie at [email protected].