High Rocks provides EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE that allow them to develop their professional skills and interests.
YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER: Select High Rocks girls work as members of a Youth Advisory Board to consult with and advise our board of directors at each board meeting. This talented team of leaders also meet weekly with the director and other staff and alums to reflect on and help shape the organization. Applications to be a Youth Advisory Board Member are due by April 1, 2017.
JUNIOR COUNSELOR: Our Junior Counselor program is a camp within a camp. The Junior Counselor experience is our ultimate leadership experience for older girls. Girls attend college-level classes, work intensively as a team with staff, help run camp, and mentor younger girls. Junior Counselors think more, work harder, and have a greater sense of pride than they thought they could ever have. Girls with previous High Rocks experience attending New Beginnings or other programs for a prolonged period of time may apply to be a Junior Counselor. Applications to be a Junior Counselor are due by February 28, 2017.
HUB BARISTA: This position is an entrepreneurship program at The Hub, our Greenbrier County youth center, home to our student run smoothie bar. The program allows students, age 14 and up, the opportunity to receive guided work experience as a Barista. High Rocks provides assistance with initial paperwork, on the job training and weekly workshops for students to help prepare them for future workplaces. The Barista position allows students to get experience in teamwork, food and customer service and running a business. The Hub takes Barista applications on a rolling basis.