Snowboard Instructor

The application to be a Snowboard Instructor is now open!

Do you love snowboarding? Do you enjoy teaching others?  If so, then being a snowboard instructor might be right for you! A snowboard instructor will teach youth participants new skills or help improve their snowboarding abilities. As an instructor, you will lead snowboarding lessons, ensure equipment is well maintained, observe weather conditions, maintain safety, regularly update progress with SI Leads and administer first aid if necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach Prophets, Peer Leaders, and Mentors how to snowboard
  • Teach snowboarding technique and best practices
  • Maintain safety of the group through ensuring the use of protective equipment at all times
  • Monitor progress, give feedback, assign more training to improve skills
  • Complete snowboarding progression tracker after each lesson for each assigned student
  • Communicate with Lead Snowboard Instructor(s) and Program Manager when you need assistance, or have questions
  • In the event of an emergency, place yourself and youth in a safe place and call 911 (you will always have a walkie-talkie when on-mountain)

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate snowboarding experience (Must be able to ride at least Blue runs)
  • Teaching experience is not required, but desired
  • Organize training and promote safety first
  • Open minded, patience, fun-loving personality
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy supporting others

Time Commitments & tSB Events: 

Our Core Program will look a little different this year. After much consideration and a lot of community conversations, we have decided to make some changes. This year’s Core Program will be four months long, beginning in late January and ending in mid-May. We believe this change will provide more flexibility for all of our participants and allow youth to participate in other extracurricular activities.

  • Attend volunteer trainings in January
  • Attend on-mountain instructor training in January
  • Attend Kickoff and Gear Day in mid-January
  • Instruct up to 8 days on-mountain between February and April
  • On-mountain closing retreat in the spring

Benefits:

  • Professional development
  • Youth mentorship
  • Support youth in developing transferable skills
  • Snowboard Instructor trainings and Core Program volunteer trainings
  • Pass to mountain resorts
  • Be a part of a vibrant community

Reports To: Snowboard Instructor Leads & Program Manager

Apply now for the 2023 season

Application Deadline: December 1st

COVID Safety

the Service Board (tSB) is constantly monitoring the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic closely. tSB’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and programming are subject to change as public health recommendations change. tSB will follow CDC guidelines and Washington State’s Safe Start Plan for COVID-19

All participants, volunteers, and staff must always wear masks when participating during in-person tSB activity. (Participants will be provided with a mask and hand sanitizer if needed). tSB will have a check-in procedure checklist for each in-person outdoor trip and activity.