Level 1 GM for TRPG Part-time Employee

We have multiple part-time employment openings for RPG Tabletop Game Master Level 1 Certified (and certification candidates).

Begin application process through Indeed.com here: https://www.indeedjobs.com/rpg-organization-dba

WAGE: $20-$60 per hour based on experience,GM skills, exceptional GM quality, certifications, and client contract agreements.

STARTING HOURS: 0-4 hours per week (no guaranteed hours, but generally we will only hire you if you can begin working at least 4 hours per week). If hired we will make every effort for you to run at least 2-4 sessions per month, but this is based on client demand, your schedule availability, and your GM quality.

MAXIMUM HOURS: Potential over time for full time up to 20 hours per week maximum. Potential to be promoted to full time based on employee performance over time.

PAYMENT FREQUENCY: Once per month on the 5th of each month.

START DATE: January, February, or March depending on client contract agreements.

REQUIRED (NON-NEGOTIABLE):

  • MUST EITHER CURRENTLY HAVE, OR BE CURRENTLY VERITABLY WORKING ON LEVEL 1 GAME MASTER CERTIFICATION FROM RPG THERAPEUTICS LLC
  • MINIMUM 5 YEARS GAME MASTER FOR TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK IN THE GREATER EASTERN WASHINGTON & NORTHERN IDAHO AREAS, INITIALLY SPOKANE, LATER INLAND NORTHWEST, AND LATER GREATER NORTHWEST (WA, ID, OR, MT).
  • MUST PASS CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE WORK BEGINS

Department(s): Entertainment / Recreation

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

Reports to: Program Director

Description: The Level 1 Game Master (GM1) will run regular tabletop role-playing game sessions with clients, at various client locations. The GM1 may need to teach new players how to play the applicable role-playing game.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The GM1 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 run 3-5 players per session.
  • Sessions last 3 hours, with 30 minutes setup/preparation before session, and 30 minutes post-session notes and clean up (4 hours paid).
  • Transportation costs are not provided, though reimbursement for miles to/from client sites (only) may be reimbursed based on IRS guidelines.
  • Sessions will vary from 1-shots to ongoing campaigns recurring weekly or every-other week.
  • Prepare adventures in accordance with our Codes of Conduct, Professional Standards, Rules and Guidelines, Documentation, Established Protocols & Methodologies.
  • Provide and gather player assessment forms and enter into journal system
  • 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 (or current verifiable certification candidate)
  • 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:

  • Company HQ in Spokane, WA
  • Client sites throughout the Northwest USA
  • 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
Application Questions
  • How many years of American Sign Language experience do you have?
  • How many years of Drum circle facilitator experience do you have?
  • How many years of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition experience do you have?
  • How many years of game master (GM) tabletop role-playing game (RPG) experience do you have?
  • How many years of Japanese language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of overall game master experience do you have?
  • How many years of recreation therapy experience do you have?
  • How many years of Russian language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of Spanish language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of The One Ring RPG experience do you have?
  • How many years of Therapeutic Recreation experience do you have?
  • How many years of TRPG 1-shot GM experience do you have?
  • How many years of TRPG Campaign GM experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with adults ages 18-80+ in recreation / RPG experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with children ages 5-9 experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with Deaf / Hard of Hearing (HoH) population experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with people with visual impairments experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with youth ages 9-17 experience do you have?
  • Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
  • Which shifts are you available to work?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Board Certified Music Therapist?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Certified Game Master Level 1?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist?
  • Do you speak English?
  • Do you speak Japanese?

  • How many years of American Sign Language experience do you have?
  • How many years of Drum circle facilitator experience do you have?
  • How many years of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition experience do you have?
  • How many years of game master (GM) tabletop role-playing game (RPG) experience do you have?
  • How many years of Japanese language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of overall game master experience do you have?
  • How many years of recreation therapy experience do you have?
  • How many years of Russian language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of Spanish language speaking experience do you have?
  • How many years of The One Ring RPG experience do you have?
  • How many years of Therapeutic Recreation experience do you have?
  • How many years of TRPG 1-shot GM experience do you have?
  • How many years of TRPG Campaign GM experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with adults ages 18-80+ in recreation / RPG experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with children ages 5-9 experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with Deaf / Hard of Hearing (HoH) population experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with people with visual impairments experience do you have?
  • How many years of working with youth ages 9-17 experience do you have?
  • Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
  • Which shifts are you available to work?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Board Certified Music Therapist?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Certified Game Master Level 1?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist?
  • Do you speak English?
  • Do you speak Japanese?

Application Process:

Begin application here: https://www.indeedjobs.com/rpg-organization-dba

Complete audio questionnaire here: 

Complete Online text questionnaire here:

REQUIRED:

If you are not currently certified CGM1 or higher, you will need to submit a video (with audio) of you running a game (as GM) with a minimum of 4 players, and a minimum duration of 3 hours (max duration of 6 hours). We will have to review that video of your "best game" ever recorded as a critical part of your application. If you are not already certified and do not provide this video, you will NOT be considered eligible for the position until you either:

1) Complete your CGM1 or higher certification

or

2) Provide the game session video.

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