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Climbing Instructor (Adult and Youth Programming)

Do you thrive in a playful work environment? Are you thrilled to help individuals discover their potential and channel their energy towards learning new skills? Are you psyched to be a role model for the next generation of pros in climbing? Then this job's for you.
Climbing Instructors are responsible for supplying a safe and engaging atmosphere for students in our adult and youth classes. This PT position (starting at 2 classes/week) gives you the possibility of growing into other positions at HMB, such as Welcome Desk or Route Maintenance.

Responsibilities

  • Arriving in a timely manner and ready to interact positively with your group of students
  • Acting as a role model for the students in the program
  • Describing and demonstrating climbing techniques
  • Engaging with climbers and tailoring instruction to their needs
  • Encouraging students to participate in various climbing related activities and to adopt a mindset of growth and exploration
  • Patiently dealing with challenging behaviors and scenarios, while maintaining a mature, solution-oriented attitude
  • Being creative and focused on problem solving
  • Improving your performance by incorporating feedback from superiors and colleagues into your work routine
  • Giving feedback on the program's strengths and weaknesses and identifying potential streamlining of processes, where appropriate
  • Working hard and having fun

Requirements

  • At least 1 year climbing experience, knowledge and technical expertise preferred.
  • Have CPR/AED/First Aid certification (preferred, not required)
  • Experience in an instructional setting or with childcare
  • Availability to work weekday afternoons and evenings
  • Maintaining at least 2 classes per week.
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccination
  • Positive attitude

Perks

  • Free membership for employee
  • Free membership for one significant other (for employees working at least 20 hours/week in the previous month)
  • Career development opportunities

If you feel like you could excel in a dynamic and energetic work environment and fit the profile above, please email joe.brock@halfmoonbouldering.com with the subject "Climbing Instructor" including any supporting documentation (certification, recommendations) along with a resume and cover letter.