Purpose: Do you love skiing or snowboarding? Do you enjoy teaching proper techniques to youth? Then a job as a snowboard instructor might be right for you. A snowboard instructor will teach the youth new skills or improve their skiing ability. As an instructor, you may be asked to teach snowboarding lesson, ensure equipment are well maintained, observe weather conditions, maintain safety and administer first aid if necessary.
- Teach prophets, peer leaders and mentors how to snowboard.
- Teach proper technique and maintain safety.
- Be in a safe place and Call 911 in the event of an emergency.
- Monitor progress, give feedback, assign more training to improve skills
- Complete skills sheet after each lesson for each assigned student
- Communicate with other snowboard instructors/ program manager/ volunteer coordinator when you need help.
- Intermediate experience in snowboarding skills (Must be able to ride at least Blue Runs).
- Teaching experience not required, but advantageous.
- Organize training and promote safety first.
- Open minded, patience, fun-loving personality.
- Excellent communication skills and enjoy supporting others.
Time commitments and Events
- Our season runs Jan – June
- Attend Off-Mt Instructor training, to be held on 4 non-consecutive weekdays in November (not the week of Thanksgiving)
- Attend both the On-Mt Instructor training and the Kickoff/Gear Day in mid January
- 2 On-Mt days per month between Feb and April
- On-Mt Closing Retreat in June
Break (this applies if more than two hours)
- Ask for a break when you need one.
- Notify your supervisor when you leave so that someone covers your spot.
- Develop professional and leadership skills.
- Impact and help the youth improve interpersonal relationship skills.
- Watch youth develop transferable skills.
Report to: Snowboard Instructor Lead
Applications due OCTOBER 26th:
First Time Instructor Application
Returning Instructor Application