Outreach Coordinator

We are seeking a part-time person to start April 1, 2021 to coordinate client communications, reservations, social media content, and retail shop operations.


  • Wednesday-Sunday, from home and from our Skamokawa office
  • 3 hours/day in the Skamokawa retail shop on alternate Thursdays, every Saturday and Sunday, April through October
  • Otherwise, hours are flexible

Character & Skills

  • Organized, detail-oriented
  • Takes initiative, can work independently, able to meet deadlines
  • Easy to get along with, graceful in a support role, facilitates team workflow
  • Able to take direction and follow protocol
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Writes and speaks clear and fluent English
  • Creativity and positive attitude in problem-solving and changes of plan
  • Committed to completing projects
  • Computer skills (email, word, excel, online database)
  • Able to develop an understanding of kayaking culture
  • Able to maximize publicity with social media such as Facebook


  • Maintain calendar of trips and guides
  • Communicate via email and phone with clients
  • Facilitate communication between clients, guides, and owners
  • Maintain retail shop, its equipment and inventory and work the counter after programs on alternate Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Assess and answer program inquiries
  • Guide clients through decisions
    • Services and options
    • Schedule resources (kayaks, guides, transportation, gear)
    • Assess skill levels in trip candidates and advise on trip choices
  • Communicate with guides and other staff for blog material & photos
  • Follow up with clients after trip for feedback and quotes
  • Post blogs and social media
  • Respond to social media conversations

Compensation and Perks

  • Pay $15/hr. as an independent contractor (no taxes taken out). Training can start as early as
    March 1, 2021 at a rate of $12/hr. until coordinator is confident to work independently
  • Use of CRK paddling equipment
  • Continued training towards further kayaking skill and certification
  • Participation in CRK tours and classes