Rock Climbing Instructor – AMGA Single Pitch Instructor or equivalent certification REQUIRED
Avid4 Adventure, voted multiple times to Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work list, is hiring a Climb Specialist for our summer day camps in the Castle Rock, Colorado area. You will become part of a team of outdoor professionals who receive support and mentorship from our camp leaders, grow their teaching skills, and enjoy a community of peers who live the values our camps teach.
Essential Job Functions:
Provide age-and developmentally- appropriate instructions in rock climbing, Leave No Trace principles, and teambuilding.
Set up and manage the logistics and safety of top-rope sites.
Co-lead day trips to multiple climbing sites.
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs.
Serve as a role model for campers with appropriate behavior, language, attitudes, and activities.
Provide guidance, supervision, safety, and comfort for participants during all activities.
Thoroughly understand emergency action plans and help implement procedures if necessary.
Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of equipment, and report any damages to Camp Director.
Maintain excellent communication between campers, parents, and staff.
Participate in staff meetings and program meetings.
Take an active role in the continual evaluation of campers, programs, and staff.
Adhere to all of the policies and procedures of the American Camp Association.
Other duties as requested by the Camp Director.
Minimum 19 years of age
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor or equivalent certification required.
Participation in Avid4 Adventure’s in-house climbing instructor training is mandatory.
Experience leading youth and a passion for working with kids.
Minimum of Basic First Aid and CPR prior to camp start date.
High levels of organization, communication, and judgment.
Camp programs run late May through mid-August.
Work week: Monday – Friday, about 40 hours/week
Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including hourly rates and experience additives at https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.
Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp
Free access to Avid4 gear during non-camp hours
About Avid4 Adventure
The mission of Avid4 Adventure is to provide kids and teens with the skills and confidence to choose active outdoor lifestyles. We transport campers to authentic local recreation areas and teach them to climb, bike, paddle, hike and thrive in the outdoors. More importantly, we teach kids and teens to assess risks, use sound judgment, and believe in their abilities. Through summer day camps, overnight camps, school programs, and events, Avid4 Adventure inspires thousands of kids and teens every year to lead active lifestyles.