Outdoor Recreation Assistants

Outdoor Recreation Assistants are responsible for providing safe, fun and educational climbing opportunities and equipment rental services to members of the W&M Community. More specifically, Outdoor Recreation Assistants are responsible for all of the duties involved with daily climbing wall operations, special climbing wall operations and outdoor equipment rental and repair.

These duties include, but are not limited to, opening and closing the Climbing Wall and Equipment Center, checking-in climbers, inspecting climbers and equipment, route setting, providing participants with necessary information and skills, completing required paperwork, meeting professional standards in various skill areas, maintaining participant safety and rapport, and upholding a level of professionalism required of all Recreational Sports employees.

ORAs will work in conjunction with the Outdoor Recreation Managers responsible for the Climbing Wall and Equipment Center, the Outdoor Recreation Graduate Assistant, the Outdoor Recreation Assistant Director, other Student Recreation Center Staff and each other in fulfilling these duties.