Adaptive Snowsports Internship
Apply for an adaptive snowsports internship with Achieve Tahoe - a non-profit leader in sports and recreation for people with disabilities! Focusing largely on adaptive snowsports instruction, interns will receive the training necessary to assess and deliver snowsports instruction for children, adults, and vets with disabilities. Other roles include helping with fundraising, special events, staff training, administrative duties, and nonprofit operations. Don't miss out on this opportunity to support a great cause and develop your personal skills in beautiful North Lake Tahoe! This is a 40hr a week full time internship from December 1, 2021- April 2022.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent. College degree in a related field desired, but any field welcome!
Experience: Experience working/volunteering with individuals with disabilities. Experience working in a recreational setting preferred.
Skiing Ability: Intermediate or Advanced
Housing is provided, in addition to a small monthly stipend to assist with the cost of living. Interns will also receive a season pass to Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows at Palisades Tahoe.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Intermediate skill level in alpine skiing and/or snowboarding. Must have the physical ability and strength to participate in daily activities at high altitude and to assist snowsports participants with adaptive equipment. Need to work outdoors for long periods of time in all conditions. Positive attitude and self-starter tendencies preferred. Experience teaching and leading a subject or activity. Ability to follow directions and work independently. Ability to successfully manage multiple high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of various computer software programs such as Microsoft Windows, Word, Outlook and Excel.
INTERNSHIP DATES: December 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
TO APPLY: Visit www.achievetahoe.org/volunteer/internships/