Whistler Adaptive Sports Program - Volunteer - Whistler Blackcomb
Vail Resorts
Whistler, BC
Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

Why you’ll love working in Ski School

  • A Whistler/Blackcomb seasons pass (full time volunteer only – 23 day commitment).
  • Part time volunteers receive a Whistler Blackcomb lift ticket for each full day of volunteering
  • The opportunity to do a volunteer job that makes a difference and brings happiness to other people’s lives.
  • The discounts provided by Whistler/Blackcomb for all their volunteers.
  • Opportunity to attend adaptive skiing training courses throughout the season in Whistler.
  • Discounted CSIA and CASI course prices
  • Great experience on your resume.
  • Working with a great group of people.
Position Status: Adaptive Skiing/Snowboarding Instructor Volunteer– Full Time (20 days on the hill plus 3 training days) or Part time (10 days on hill plus 3 training days)

What you will be doing:
  • To continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again
  • The volunteers are to provide a safe and fun learning environment for all of our students.
  • Volunteers assist in the instruction of skiers and boarders under the direction of the more experienced instructors.
  • Volunteers are expected to be there to greet their student, help assist in fitting them in the appropriate equipment, assist them up the mountain and assist the instructor as required during the scheduled lesson. This includes being with the student over lunchtime.
  • Volunteers are expected to be on duty from 8.30am – 4.00pm.
  • Should a student cancel or is a ‘no-show’, volunteers are still expected to undertake volunteer duties which might include instructor/guide skills training or as requested by the Program Supervisor.
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate our core values around Striving to be the Best, Safety First and We Care
  • Must be a strong intermediate to advanced skier. Additional snowboarding skills an asset.
  • Confident, fun, adaptable and willing to work hard
  • A general interest in the well-being of people with disabilities
  • An understanding of the importance of recreation for improving peoples quality of life
  • Must be physically fit
  • CSIA and CASI qualifications are an advantage but not essential - we highly encourage our volunteers to work through their CSIA/CASI levels
  • New volunteers must take the Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) Level 1 course, to become an adaptive instructor. Cost is $112 for the course registration/manual, BC Adaptive Snowsports annual membership, Whistler Adaptive annual membership and includes daily lift pass if required, and adaptive skiing teaching instruction.
  • Must have a Criminal Record Check
Training: All volunteers are required to have CADS (Canadian Adaptive Snowsports) Level 1. This 3 day course is delivered at Whistler Blackcomb

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! (www.vailresortscareers.com/whistlerblackcomb).

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 160748