Avid4 Adventure
  • Day Camp - CO
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Full Time (Seasonal)

Avid4 Adventure, #3 on Outside Magazine's 2017 Best Places to Work, is hiring Rock Climbing Instructors for our summer day camps in the Denver, 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.  

*Climbing Instructors may be asked to fill in for other day camp instructor positions based on enrollment of programs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide age-and developmentally- appropriate instructions in rock climbing, Leave No Trace principles, and teambuilding.
  • Set up and manage 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 in 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.


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 19 years of age.
  • Bachelor's degree in science, education, or related field preferred.
  • Significant experience rock climbing.
  • Participation in Avid4 Adventure's in-house climbing instructor training is mandatory.
  • Experience leading youth and a passion for working with kids.
  • Minimum of Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR prior to camp start date.
  • High levels of organization, communication, and judgment.


What you need to know: 

  • Your summer season starts in late May and runs through mid-August.
  • Your weekly schedule will be Mon-Fri (38 hrs/week) with evenings and weekends OFF.
  • Compensation is competitive and varies depending on experience and certifications.


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