Looking to serve your gym community in exchange for membership?

We’re a rock climbing gym looking for individuals interested in our Time-Trade program (formerly our volunteer program), but what we really want are people who recognize that the right experience could change a life for the better.

You do not need to be peppy and upbeat 100% of the day, but should exude a sense of warmth and be comfortable engaging diverse populations as you approach them in your role.

You will be the face of our entire organization and you will be working in a team-centered environment working constantly to improve and grow.

Experience in climbing isn’t necessarily a requirement but it is highly recommended.

Experience with our facility is important.

We expect you to have been at least a few times before and understand the nature of what we offer and who we are.

There are a few support staff roles available:

  • Setting Support Crew
  • Community Support Crew
  • Facilities Support Crew

Setting Support Crew

  • Set up and take down of hold washing equipment
  • Clean holds using a pressure washer
  • Clean work areas including outdoor spaces as needed

Community Support Crew

  • Interacting with members and guest to create a friendly and welcoming environment in the facility
  • Maintaining dedicated area safety and enforce safety regulations
  • Enforcing gym safety procedures
  • Assisting groups during scheduled visits in the bouldering and ropes areas
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to belay guests or members during shifts when not working with groups

Facilities Support Crew

  • Deep cleaning floors/mats in high traffic areas and social spaces including the lounge and the studio spaces
  • Vacuum rope and training areas that are carpeted
  • Dry mop slackline, bouldering pads, and training areas
  • Wash inside and outside windows
  • Performing general maintenance checks of gym equipment
  • Assisting facilities manager tasks in gym
  • Conduct deep cleans on machines and equipment as needed


  • Ability to hear and speak clearly
  • The code word is “green” – you need this to apply for the position.
  • Confidence in standing up to strangers and those you care about when it comes to following rules
  • Ability move across uneven surfaces and stairways
  • Genuine interest in working in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to self manage time and prioritize tasks based on importance
  • Confidence in standing up to strangers and those you care about when it comes to following rules
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds unsupported

Position is part time.


  • One service membership valid for all Pad Climbing gyms and entities
  • Free lead climbing class for volunteers interested in being scheduled for the belay crew
  • Transfer and promotional opportunities
  • Retail and merchandise discounts
  • Accrued paid time off
  • Unlimited leave of absence opportunities
  • Transfer and promotional opportunities
  • Gym membership to all Pad Climbing locations for self
  • Retail and merchandise discounts
  • Access to all eligible pro-deals

We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diverse voices and experiences aligned with the vision of our organization:
Climbing. Community. Fitness. Love.

Please note – if we do not have a specific opening listed on our employment page, we do not have a spot available. We will review your application and reach out in the future should one come available.