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Rock Climbing Instructor - AMGA Single Pitch Instructor or equivalent certification REQUIRED

Avid4 Adventure Castle Rock, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

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.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor or equivalent certification required.
  • Bachelor's degree in science, education, or related field preferred.
  • 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.

Important Dates:

  • 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
  • Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp
  • Free access to Avid4 gear during non-camp hours

Avid4 Adventure


Castle Rock, CO


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