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Climbing Instructor (Part Time)
Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
Salary: $16.40/hour - $19.66/hour
Start Date: March 22nd, 2024
The successful candidate will be 18 years of age or older.
You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many of the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
· Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
· Program discounts;
· Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
· Leadership award opportunities;
· Scholarship opportunities;
· Paid recertification and training.
What qualifications are we looking for?
At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals.The successful candidates will have the following;
Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification (CPR recertified within the last 12 months)
Evidence of a clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
Three professional references
Previous climbing experience
Valid climbing instructor certificate (ACCT and/or ACMG level 1 or higher), OR successful completion of YMCA-hosted ACCT level 1 or 2 certification workshop within 30 days of hire
One of the following certifications:
Climbing Gym Instructor Level 1 or higher from the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG)
Indoor Climbing Wall Practitioner Level 1 or higher accredited by ACCT
Full Challenge Course Practitioner level 2 accredited by ACCT
Previous climbing instructor experience
What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?
The Climbing Instructors will:
Provide an impactful experience for members and non-members using the Climbing Wall through registered programs and drop-in users.
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.
Contribute to a positive team culture by supporting an inclusive environment for staff and volunteers.
Support the administrative systems required for the operation of the Climbing Wall including waivers, program schedules and class lists.
Collaborate with members from other teams to provide positive experiences for children & youth through camps, school groups, birthday parties and more
Attend regularly scheduled meetings & in-services and maintain standards for training and certifications.
What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?
Our employees embody the YMCA values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. In addition, they model and are committed to the following competencies;
· Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity.
· Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind.
· Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision.
· Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day.
· Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision.
· Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model.
· Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.
Please note that evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is a requirement
YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.
Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
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