Climbing Instructor (Part-Time)

This position provides a safe, impactful experience for members and non-members using the climbing wall during both registered and drop-in programs.

Supervisor:  Recreation Coordinator
Schedule:  Wednesday and Thursdays 3:15-6pm
Exemption:  Overtime Exempt
Wage:  $27.00-32.00 per hour


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe environment by following policies & procedures to manage risks associated with activities on the climbing wall.
  • Lead progressive lesson plans that introduce participants to physical literacy by building fundamental movement skills though climbing programs.
  • Teach outdoor education.
  • Use excellent customer service skills, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, members and all members of the general public.
  • Assist and address all members’ questions/concerns while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Support the administrative systems required for the operation of the climbing wall including waivers, program schedules and class lists.
  • Make recommendations to ensure that the climbing wall structure, mats and holds are kept in safe working condition
  • Make regular changes to the routes available on the structure.
  • Collaborate with members from other teams to provide positive experiences for children & youth through camps, school groups, birthday parties and more
  • Ensure the climbing wall is a safe place for individuals, children & families by instilling best practices for health & safety, child protection and COVID-19 prevention.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, training, and in-services.
  • Present opportunities to guests to further utilize our facility, making relevant suggestions to enhance their visit or make the most of their membership by providing information, hours, costs, other services.
  • Report any complaints and broken equipment to the Fitness Manager
  • Wear proper attire
  • Complete any other tasks as required



  • Valid Standard First Aid Certification and CPR Level C
  • Police check completed – Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Attend in-service Safety meetings as required (usually quarterly).
  • Experience volunteering or working with children in a recreation setting
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Valid climbing instructor certificate (Level 1 CGI or higher and/or ACMG level 1 or higher)
  • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.

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