Ready to get paid to be at a place you love with people you can’t get enough of? We list all current Touchstone Climbing employment opportunities and job postings here. Keep an eye out for openings at your local gym!


TOUCHSTONE ROUTESETTING

The routesetting team does not currently have any positions available.


MISSION CLIFFS

Belay Staff

Mission Cliffs is looking for a responsible, attentive, and enthusiastic individual who is comfortable and familiar working in a climbing gym facility. Candidates must understand the risks and safety requirements of being in a Touchstone facility and able to convey this to any and all Touchstone members and guests. Additionally, individuals must feel comfortable with belaying and engaging with adults as well as children. Lastly, individuals must be able to work an assortment of different tasks (see descriptions below). Qualities of an ideal candidate:

  • Has previous experience with climbing—understands the safety requirements and responsibility that comes with belaying and climbing.
  • Responsible and attentive—making sure that the climbing gym remains a safe environment for all users.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly—comfortable with talking to customers in different capacities (e.g. teaching someone how to belay, giving a belay test, doing safety walks, etc.).
  • Tenacious—works well under pressure in a busy environment.
  • Proactive—recognizes proactive ways to stay occupied when working (e.g. wiping down fitness equipment surfaces, doing towel/laundry run, tidying locker room, etc.).
  • Is able to commit to at least three or more shifts per week and is available weekends and weekday evenings.

The position is part-time. Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter and relevant resume to mc_staff@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Intermediate Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Mission Cliffs is looking for a coach for our Intermediate Team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Intermediate Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Tuesdays and Thursdays 4–6pm. Applicants must also be available to work additional belay staff/support shifts at Mission Cliffs.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Recreational Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Mission Cliffs is looking for a coach for our Recreational Team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Recreational Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must also be available to work additional belay staff/support shifts at Mission Cliffs.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.


BERKELEY IRONWORKS

Full-Time and Part-Time Desk Staff
Berkeley Ironworks is seeking dedicated, diligent, friendly, fun-loving individuals to join our incredible team. Front Desk staff are the face of Ironworks and are an integral part of creating an inclusive and welcoming community. Front Desk staff are expected to provide excellent customer service, uphold our safety standards, maintain a neat and clean environment and build community among all of our members and guests.

On a typical day, our Front Desk staff will give belay tests, sell day passes and retail items, conduct safety walks, teach safety climbing safety skills, clean the locker rooms, share beta on a route or boulder problem, explain our membership options, book members into our classes, and so much more.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills/ability to manage positive customer relationships and interactions
  • Ability to multitask in a very busy environment
  • Welcoming and adaptable attitude
  • Ability to take feedback positively and constructively
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Proficient climber, ideally knowledgeable in all disciplines found in the gym: top rope, lead and bouldering
  • Highly self-motivated and hard working; sees a task that needs to be done and does it
  • Regular evening and weekend availability required and having flexible availability is a huge plus
  • You must be able to commit to staying for at least one year and working three to five days a week.

Qualified candidates can send in an application with a resume and references.

BIW Childcare Staff
Ironworks is accepting applications for responsible and enthusiastic individuals who enjoy looking after children aged 6 months to 6 years. The ideal candidate will be comfortable watching over small children and ensuring a safe and fun environment. Childcare staff are also responsible for keeping the room clean and tidy.

While the main task is working with the childcare program, you may perform other belay staff duties when there are no kids signed up. Additionally, if you are hired specifically for childcare, there may be potential for you to also work other belay staff shifts, if qualified. Previous experience working with young kids a plus.

Tuesday/Thursday evening and weekend availability required. You must be able to commit to working for at least six months.

Qualified applicants can send their application and resume to lyn@touchstoneclimbing.com

Assistant Competitive Team Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Berkeley Ironworks is looking for an Assistant Competitive Team Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Extensive understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Competitive Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4–7pm. Competition attendance on weekends encouraged. All Competitive Team coaches are also expected to spend additional hours outside of team handling administrative tasks, including: curriculum development; communications with parents; coaches meetings; additional team sessions/functions.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Intermediate Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Berkeley Ironworks is looking for a coach for our Intermediate Team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Intermediate Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Tuesdays and Thursdays 4–6pm.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Belay Staff
Berkeley Ironworks is looking for a responsible, attentive, and enthusiastic individual who is comfortable and familiar with working in a climbing gym facility. Candidates must understand the risks and safety requirements of being in a Touchstone facility and to convey this to any and all Touchstone members and guests. Additionally, individuals must feel comfortable with belaying and engaging with younger children (ages can range anywhere from 6 months to 14 years). Lastly, individuals must be able to work an assortment of different shifts (see descriptions below).

Qualities of an ideal candidate:

  • responsible and attentive—making sure that the climbing gym remains a safe and open environment for all users
  • enthusiastic, friendly, and accessible—comfortable with talking to customers in different capacities (i.e. teaching someone how to belay, giving a belay test, helping with retail, during safety walks, etc.)
  • proactive—recognizes proactive ways to stay occupied when working (i.e. helping the front desk, wiping down fitness equipment surfaces, doing a towel/laundry run, etc.)
  • has previous experience with climbing
  • is able to commit to at least three or more shifts per week and is available weekends and weekday evenings

Qualified candidates can send in an application with a resume and references.


SACRAMENTO PIPEWORKS

Sacramento Pipeworks does not currently have any positions available.


DIABLO ROCK GYM

Diablo Rock Gym does not currently have any positions available.


GREAT WESTERN POWER COMPANY

Great Western Power Co. does not currently have any positions available, but we are always accepting resumes from motivated applicants. If you’d love to work with us, send your resume and cover letter to jessica@touchstoneclimbing.com.


METALMARK

Restorative Yoga Instructor
MetalMark is now seeking a dynamic and passionate restorative yoga instructor for our Friday evening class. We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

  • Experience teaching beginner and intermediate yoga students
  • Ability to make adjustments to class level and individual students throughout the class
  • Friday evening availability—this is one of our most popular yoga time slots!
  • Positive attitude and ability to develop a warm, welcoming environment while challenging students
  • Interest in developing your own unique style and sharing it with energetic and dedicated people

We have a growing group of members interested in deepening their yoga practices, and preference will be given to candidates who would like to grow with them. There is potential for expanding our yoga offerings for the right candidate. Please send resumes to marie@touchstoneclimbing.com.


THE STUDIO

Competitive Team Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Berkeley Ironworks is looking for a Competitive Team Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Extensive understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Competitive Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4–7pm. Competition attendance on weekends encouraged. All Competitive Team coaches are also expected to spend additional hours outside of team handling administrative tasks, including: curriculum development; communications with parents; coaches meetings; additional team sessions/functions.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Belay Staff
The Studio is looking for people with lead and top rope experience to join our belay staff team!

The ideal candidate has both customer service and climbing experience and works well with others in a busy environment. We’re looking for self-starters who can motivate themselves to hustle even when it’s slow, and who can prioritize tasks based on the flow of the gym. The position is heavy on safety, belaying kids and communicating with parents as well as janitorial work (tidying up weight room and retail areas, restocking locker room supplies, etc.), and also involves instruction of Intro to Climbing (belay) classes.

Qualified candidates can send their resume and cover letter to pete@touchstoneclimbing.com.


DOGPATCH BOULDERS

Dogpatch Boulders does not currently have any positions available.


LA BOULDERS

LA Boulders does not currently have any positions available.


CLIFFS OF ID

Belay Staff
Cliffs of Id is looking for people with lead and top rope experience to join our belay staff team!

The ideal candidate has both customer service and climbing experience and works well with others in a busy environment. We’re looking for self-starters who can motivate themselves to hustle even when it’s slow, and who can prioritize tasks based on the flow of the gym. The position is heavy on safety and janitorial work (laundry, tidying up weight room and retail areas, restocking locker room supplies, etc.), and also involves instruction of Intro to Bouldering and Intro to Climbing (belay) classes.

Qualified candidates can send their resume and cover letter to COIbelay@gmail.com.


HOLLYWOOD BOULDERS

Competitive Team Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Berkeley Ironworks is looking for a Competitive Team Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Extensive understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Competitive Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4–7pm. Competition attendance on weekends encouraged. All Competitive Team coaches are also expected to spend additional hours outside of team handling administrative tasks, including: curriculum development; communications with parents; coaches meetings; additional team sessions/functions.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Recreational Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Hollywood Boulders is looking for a coach for our Recreational Team with the following qualifications:

  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating a high quality training curriculum and programming for the Recreational Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.
  • Available for M/W 4p–6p practice.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Fitness Instructors
Do you have a fun and unique class that you would like to offer to the climbing community? Hollywood Boulders is looking for part-time fitness instructors that can provide beneficial workouts to the climbing community. Please email holly@touchstoneclimbing.com with a resume.


VERDIGO BOULDERS

Verdigo Boulders does not currently have any positions available.