Camp Climbing Wall Specialist

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!
Job Description

Would you like to share your passion for rock climbing with others? Would you like to teach others so they can progress their skills? As a Climbing Wall Specialist, you will instruct class participants in climbing wall classes and activities.

In this role, you will prepare lesson plans with a natural progression appropriate to the age and ability of the participant. You will lead and assist participants in skill development and activities. You will enforce all safety rules and regulations at the climbing wall, while creating a fun and exciting environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare lesson plans for assigned areas of responsibility.

Responsible for the implementation of the activity program.

Plan, lead, and participate in program activities at the climbing wall

Lead participants in the climbing wall program.

Keep parents informed of performance and changes pertaining to their child’s classes.

Assist and support leading the climbing wall programs under the directions of program director.

Assist in recruiting and leading volunteers to assist with programming support.  

Starting Wage: $390+ per week, depending on qualifications

*This is a Residential position that includes room and board.*

Date of Employment:  June 13th – August 25, 2023 (dates are approximate)

Everyone is Welcome

The Y stands for nondiscrimination, diversity, inclusion, and equity. We welcome all people regardless of ability, age, background, ethnicity, faith, gender identity, gender expression, race, or sexual orientation. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism.

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • One year or more of related experience rock climbing.
  • Experience or education in recreation, physical education, or related field.
  • Belay certified.
  • Previous experience working with diverse populations, preferably in a rock climbing setting.
  • Ability to instruct climbing wall classes.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications preferred.
  • Complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on first day. Complete other online and in-person training as required.