Part Time Seasonal Camp Counselor

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all Vertical Endeavors customers
  • Maintain company policies and procedures
  • Facilitate camper greeting and check-in
  • Floor supervision, risk management, and safety of campers
  • Camp Program facilitation
    • Group games/Ice breakers
    • Instructing belay lessons, knot tying, technique lessons, ascending, zip line, rappelling, etc.
    • Craft activities (for younger climbers)
    • Controlled transitions between activities
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of current programs and products that may appeal to campers and their families.
    • VE Youth Climb Team + Club programs
    • Birthday Party groups
    • Youth climbing equipment
    • Winter Break and Spring Break day-long camps
  • Prioritize facility presentation by maintaining a clean and organized environment in all areas of the facility throughout each shift.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with both children and adults
  • Flexibility and willingness to be scheduled at VEM, VES, & VEB for week long camps.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and enthusiastic while maintaining the ability to follow and enforce safety rules
  • Works well with others and has a desire to foster positive community
  • Displays good judgment and a strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated individuals with a strong desire to keep learning
  • Minimum 1-year climbing experience required
  • Minimum 1-year employment or volunteer experience with school-aged youth preferred
  • Customer service and sales experience preferred
  • First Aid training preferred


  • Attend Mandatory Camp Staff Training in May/June
  • 35-40 Hours per week (availability for scheduling June - August)
  • Daytime Shifts M-F, 8:30am- 3:30pm
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Must display professionalism and integrity

Benefits and Compensation

  • Pay will be determined by level of experience and qualifications
  • Free summer membership to all Vertical Endeavors’ facilities
  • Substantial gear discounts and employee pro deals

To apply, fill out an application below.