Callaway Gardens
  • Pine Mountain, GA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full-Time / Part-Time

Recreation Internship - Job Description

Location Pine Mountain, GA

Job Summary

Under the Direction of the Recreation & Signature events leadership team, Recreation Interns are responsible for creating memorable experiences for all Callaway guests and visitors. Specific duties are discussed in interviews but may include the following: assisting in daily operation of Recreation outlets Treetop Adventure & Zipline Course, Bike rentals, and Beach operations, preparing and maintaining equipment, monitoring inventory, rental, and retail operations. A primary function of this, and every other job at Callaway Resort & Gardens, is to ensure that each member, guest, and visitor receives the highest caliber service.


  • Cross-train on daily operation duties in multiple Recreation outlets including one or more of the following areas: Treetop Adventure & Zipline Course, Bike Rentals, Aqua Island, Waterfront Lifeguard, Beach Rentals, and Beach Retail.
  • Provide clear communication of safety instructions during all program briefings, including but not limited to Treetop Adventure, Bike Rentals, and Beach Operations.
  • Implement and supervise safety/risk management protocols in a caring and fun environment for participants, volunteers and staff. Enforce program policies and procedures.
  • Assist with preparing site and equipment for each activity, and with proper clean up and storage at the end of each activity.
  • Conduct and maintain documentation as assigned, including participant waivers, equipment inventory, and incident reports.
  • Attend all required program staff meetings and trainings.
  • Wear issued uniform and adhere to dress code.
  • Create a positive and professional environment while promoting program policies and procedures amongst staff, volunteers, and community.
  • Communicate clearly, honestly, and respectfully with all staff, participants, parents, and volunteers.
  • All other duties as specified during staff training and onboarding.


  • College Student majoring in Recreation, Hospitality, Tourism or similar field.
  • Ability to work effectively with children and adults, as well as people of all ages and abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Passion for guest experience, program safety, and ability to speak in front of large groups.
  • Completion of a background check & valid driver's license.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, and work outside in extreme weather conditions such as, but not limited to, heat, cold, rain, wind.
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Current CPR and First Aid, or willingness to obtain certification.
  • Current American Red Cross or Ellis Lifeguard Certification, or willingness to obtain certification.
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