Camp Climbing Wall Specialist

Overview

Location:
Camp Seymour
Address:
9725 Cramer Rd NW
City:
Gig Harbor
State:
WA
Category:
Camp Seymour

Why Work for the Y?

The Y is a leading non-profit committed to strengthening our community by connecting others to their ultimate potential. We focus on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods.

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

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. 

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, individuals that work in an educational setting must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is received and approved. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. If you need to request a medical or religious exemption please contact humanresources@ymcapkc.org.


The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is a champion of vibrant, healthy youth, families, and communities, and aspires to be the community gathering space where all people have the opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential.

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

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled
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Disability Accommodations Available for Applicants
We are committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation so you can participate in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact humanresources@ymcapkc.org.