CERTIFIED RPG Tabletop Game Master 1 Contractor

Salary: $20.00 to $40.00 /hour

We have multiple contract openings for Certified RPG Tabletop Game Master Level 1 contractors.

CONTRACT: 4-40 hours per week.

REQUIRED (NON-NEGOTIABLE):

  • MUST HAVE CURRENT LEVEL 1 GAME MASTER CERTIFICATION FROM RPG THERAPEUTICS LLC
  • MINIMUM 5 YEARS GAME MASTER FOR TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES.
  • 1099 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
  • MUST PASS CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE WORK BEGINS
  • MUST SHOW PROOF OF CURRENT GL INSURANCE MINIMUM $1M COVERAGE

Department(s): Entertainment / Recreation

Location(s): Washington State, Northern Idaho, Northern Oregon, Western Montana.

Reports to: Programs & Contractors Director

Description: The Certified Level 1 Game Master (CGM1) will run regular tabletop role-playing game sessions with clients, at various client locations. The CGM1 may need to teach new players how to play the applicable role-playing game.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The CGM1 will:

  • Prepare to run tabletop role-playing game sessions (TRPG).
  • Provide prepared player character sheets for players, including pregenerated when appropriate.
  • Run TRPG sessions for clients, including children, adults, and seniors.
  • Typically 3-6 players per session.
  • Sessions typically last 3-5 hours each.
  • Session will vary from 1-shots to ongoing campaigns recurring weekly.
  • Prepare adventures in accordance with our Codes of Conduct, Professional Standards, Rules and Guidelines.
  • Provide and gather player assessment forms and enter into journal.
  • Complete GM assessment forms.
  • Address any group interpersonal issues, and maintain players compliance with Player Code of Conduct.

Education and Training

  • Required minimum Level 1 GM Certification
  • Required minimum 3 years D&D 5th Edition GM experience
  • Prefer at least 5 years experience with other non-D&D game systems.
  • Prefer at least 3 years The One Ring RPG LM experience
  • Prefer at least 1 year No Thank You Evil experience
  • Prefer at least 1 year experience with Doctor Who RPG experience
  • Prefer at least 1 year experience with Adventures in Middle-earth RPG experience

Optional but preferred:

  • Other RPG Related certifications/training.
  • Recreation /event management training/certification.
  • Therapeutic Recreation /Recreational Therapy training or certification (CTRS)
  • American Sign Language proficiency
  • Other languages proficiency

Knowledge and Experience

Required:

  • 5+ years experience as GM for TRPG.

Preferred:

  • 10+ years experience as Game Master (GM)
  • Working knowledge/experience with therapeutic recreation / recreational therapy.
  • Working knowledge/experience with playing 1+ music instruments.
  • Working knowledge/experience with music therapy.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 20+ years experience as GM for TRPG
  • 10+ years experience as GM for LARP
  • 5+ years recreation therapy / therapeutic recreation (TR/RT) experience
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification
  • Board Certified Music Therapist
  • 5+ years drum circle facilitation
  • 5+ years music therapy experience

Core Competencies

  • Exceptional GM organization skills
  • Exceptional RPG player group dynamics conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional storytelling skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong general organization skills.
  • Strong logging skills
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.
  • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.
  • Outgoing presence.
  • Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress
  • Passionate supportive energy
  • Empathetic, compassionate, and supportive

Working Conditions

Game Master will frequently work at our offices or other locations including but not limited to:

  • Client sites
  • Parties / birthday parties / company parties
  • Conventions
  • Libraries
  • Community centers
  • Educational institutions
  • Care facilities
  • Mobile Facilities such as the RPG Trailer, RPG Bus, etc., at various locations
  • As 1099 independent contractor, will be responsible for own taxes, etc. (no employer benefits).
  • As 1099 independent contractor you get to determine how many hours you are available each week, minimum 4 hours, maximum 40 hours, to work with out clients.
  • Though an independent contractor, must agree to comply with our company's professional standards and policies.