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Summer Camp Youth Instructor- Ogden

companyThe Front Climbing Club
locationOgden, UT, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Summary

The Summer Camp Youth Instructor provides fun and educational instruction for the Front's Summer Camp program to kids of all ages and abilities. Summer Camp Instructors have a passion for teaching, an outgoing and friendly personality, and they know how to engage kids. This seasonal position is open from May to the end of August 2024. Must have excellent communication and motivational skills and the ability to effectively work with children ages 6-13. Approximately 10-25 hrs of coaching per week; shifts are available for both mornings and afternoons.

Primary and Essential Functions          

  • Provides supportive on-site rock climbing coaching for a variety of ages, abilities, and group sizes;
  • Understands and executes principles of program design;
  • Appropriately manages participant experience while mitigating impact on members;
  • Greets participants as they arrive with friendliness and enthusiasm; learns names!
  • Monitors wall for responsible practices while working
  • Effectively runs rock climbing activities, including belaying and equipment management;
  • Addresses any irresponsible behavior observed; loose kids running in fall zones, guests sitting on mats, gear/personal items on mats and not in cubby space, running, or other behavior inappropriate for the climbing gym;
  • Fosters a sense of community and teamwork among students;
  • Assists with maintaining the facility;
  • Other roles and tasks as required.

Requirements

  • Passion for teaching
  • Flexibility in schedule
  • Minimum of 1 year working with and coaching kids of ages 6-13
  • An avid participant in outdoor sports such as climbing
  • Ability to work with children of all ages
  • High energy and positive attitude with a skill set to work well within a team environment
  • Minimum of 1 year experience rock climbing and ability to top rope belay
  • Personal commitment to longevity, health and fitness
  • Ability to work in a high growth/dynamic business
  • Ability to take direction and implement learnings
  • Ability to reach, bend, twist, pull, and stoop (bend head or body forward or downward); grasp, turn, and manipulate objects; lift, or carry objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds; stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time
  • Physical fitness is required in order to participate in classes and show participants proper climbing techniques
  • First Aid/CPR Certified required; able to complete after hire
  • CWI certified; training will be provided upon hiring
  • Able to take and pass SafeSport examination prior to the first day of work (The Front will reimburse)
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested

Job Hazards

This position is exposed to airborne chalk, dust, and cleaning supplies. Other hazards include falling while providing instruction or demonstration and trips and falls caused by obstacles on the ground such as ropes and climbing gear.

MISSION STATEMENT:   

The Front's mission is to create innovative spaces that maximize the climbing experience, inspire meaningful connections, and foster an engaged community.   

   

CORE VALUES:   

Distinctive Facilities with Emotional Depth//

We design and build outstanding and unique facilities that are the "3rd place" for the broader outdoor community, and we maintain and improve our facilities with the utmost attention to detail and care. This creates a foundation for organic and fostered emotional connections with our members and between our members, leading to long-term, loyal, and proud members.    

   

We add depth and authenticity to our facilities by supporting and contributing to our local communities through volunteerism, educated activism, and both financial and non-financial support.   

   

Operational Prowess and Superiority//

We develop and continually improve elegant, efficient, and documented operational processes that underpin a disciplined approach to effective facility operations. We look outside the climbing industry for guidance and inspiration and strive to be at the industry forefront in all respects. We safeguard our industry edge and protect company assets through discretion and care.      

   

We use data to inform and guide our operations. Data gathering and analytics are foundational in improving our facilities, increasing our operational efficiency, expanding our individual capacities, and facilitating efficient teamwork. We adhere to efficient and organized business practices that utilize technologies to continually improve the level of operational excellence we promise to our members.   

   

Employee Excellence and Growth//

We value the positive contributions of our employees and strive to make The Front an enjoyable yet challenging environment to accomplish important work and experience personal growth.      

We value listening to and learning from one another. We endeavor to be clear and authentic in all our interactions. We value candor and diverse opinions, yet when decisions are made, we unite to achieve their success.

  

We have high expectations of one another-to work hard and to be thoughtful. We take pride in and maintain integrity in our work. We are disciplined, focused, and resilient. We thrive on the sharp end. Falling short of a challenging goal, when a thoughtful and concerted effort is employed, is not failure. We undertake challenging projects with forethought and see them through to comprehensive completion.

We collaborate and innovate as a means to create exceptional value for our members, our company, and ourselves.   

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Front Climbing Club is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity environment of mutual respect for all its people. This work atmosphere is available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Front Climbing Club strongly believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our teams is critical to our success as an organization. We are driven to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. As such, we highly encourage those with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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