Website Adaptive Sports Center

Adaptive Instructors

Job description: The  Adaptive Sports Center (ASC) is seeking qualified adaptive instructors to facilitate exceptional adaptive sport and recreation activities. Experience in recreational therapy, outdoor education, or other related human service fields is preferred. The winter program includes, but is not limited to, alpine skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing. The summer program includes, but is not limited to rock climbing, flatwater activities, hiking, mountain biking, rafting, and camping. Instructors seek innovative methods and teaching techniques that facilitate a therapeutic experience for each participant.

ASC Instructors are professional outdoor leaders that exude confidence and work to provide outstanding guest-service. The instructors’ interaction with the participant(s) strongly defines the participant(s) experience and instructors are key facilitators in the program’s mission. Instructors must be able use creative problem-solving to ensure safety, comfort and appropriate progression toward participant goals. Flexibility and teamwork are paramount to working at the ASC. Instructors should be adept at working either independently or in a group setting. Instructors need to be enthusiastic, genuine and well-organized; and use both social and technical outdoor skills to facilitate a successful lesson.

ASC instructors should be able to view their role as an educator, facilitator and guide who works to profoundly influence participant lives through empowerment and self-efficacy.

Summer 2024: The summer hiring process will begin February 15, 2024. New applicants should apply as soon as possible with a deadline of March 15, 2024.

Pay and benefits: Pay ranges from $20-$29/hour based on experience. Benefits for full time seasonal staff include summer season pass, slopeside locker, pro-forms, certification and membership dues, exam reimbursement, paid sick days, monthly stipend, and a 401(k) match.

Please reach out to Elizabeth Philbin at  or Chris Read at  with any questions.

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