Climbing Wall Instructors

Climbing Wall Belay Position


21 N 2nd St., Clearfield PA 16830

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Instruct youth classes in rock climbing and provide participants with pertinent information and  efficient service.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate skills and clearly explain them to class members.
  • Must be able to work at the learning level of particular class.
  • Report to class prepared with materials and equipment, dressed in approved attire.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipment.
  • Maintain class attendance records.
  • Log equipment checks.
  • Maintain all personal certifications, attending workshops and re-certification training as needed or required.
  • Set up and take down class equipment. Report equipment problems and return all teaching equipment to proper storage.
  • Observe and discuss individual progress with participants.
  • Respond to and report all accidents and incidents.

Required Skills

  • Ability to individually lead a class, respond to safety and emergency situations, motivate and educate members, set up, move, and store class equipment.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and display an engaging personality enabling him/her to relate well to participants.
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with children, parents and other adults as required for program area.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of one year of rock climbing/belay experience strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience working with elementary aged children is preferred.


Required Certifications

PA State Police Clearance

CPR/First Aid Certification

PA Child Abuse History

FBI Fingerprint Clearance

Mandated Reporter Training


How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Brian McDonald

Clearfield YMCA

21 N. 2nd Street

Clearfield, PA 16830