Outdoor Activity Leader - OSD Columbus, OH
OSD is a global, chapter-based, Veteran Service Organization providing relevant, relatable, and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional, and service-oriented programs.
An OSD chapter provides a foundation in a local community through one or more of OSD’s 3 Pillars: Social Connection, Professional Development, and Servant Leadership. Chapters are made up of groups of active duty members, veterans, family members and civilian supporters devoted to giving back at the community level. Chapter are semi-autonomous all working independently, as well as in conjunction with each other in support of the worldwide OSD mission of supporting veterans. Chapters are self-reliant and come up with interesting and beneficial events that engage their chapter members, local veterans, local civilian supporters, and their local community as a whole. Chapters work closely with local businesses, organizations, and companies to help ensure continued growth and sustainability of OSD. Chapters also create active and engaged communities online through social media. Each Chapter is different, made up and directed by individuals, but supported by the resources and leadership of the OSD national office. This ensures that each chapter aligns with 'The OSD Way.’ An OSD chapter is driven to gather and make an impact with events either by veterans, for veterans, or with veterans.
The OSD Outdoor Activity Leader works closely with the Chapter Leader and other Chapter members to plan and execute outdoor activities for the chapter. These events fall under which fall under OSD’s Social Connection Pillar. The Outdoor Activity Leaders strives to plan events which appeal to a diverse audience and are accessible to a variety of skill sets. From kayaking to hunting - they work closely with local organizations who might want to lead events or offer facilities for a free or discounted rate. The Outdoor Activity Leaders help inspire the participation of team members by getting them excited about upcoming opportunities. The overall goal of each event is to provide veterans, service members and their families, and civilian supporters a way to branch out and meet new people all while connecting with the vision and mission of OSD.
If you have a passion for all kinds of outdoor activities, this role is for you! An ideal Outdoor Activity Leader will excel at planning events. They do not need to be an expert in all outdoor activities, but rather have the ability to network and seek out the support of others who want to get involved by hosting or leading an event. Additionally, if you have a passion for a certain type of outdoor activity and want to be OSD’s lead in that area, this role is for you.
Most importantly our Outdoor Activity Leader will uphold the OSD values including:
- Accountability - We do what we say and do the right thing all the time.
- Action - Our actions are what drive our impact.
- Seeking Knowledge - We are always learning, bettering our community and ourselves.
- Community Focused - We see the need and meet the need.
- Leadership - We build, reinforce and cultivate the veteran support ecosystem.
- Fellowship - We nourish lifetime relationships through fellowship emphasizing fun.
With your help, OSD will touch the hearts and minds of countless veterans, service members, and civilians who will forge lasting friendships for years to come.
We'll work with your schedule.
Columbus Metro AreaColumbus, OH 43215
- Event Design & Planning
- Event Management
- People Skills
- Event Planning / Management
- Orientation or Training
- 4-6 hours per week