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Job Opening: Winter Adaptive Instructors


Job Position Overview:

The ASC is seeking qualified winter adaptive ski and snowboard 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. Instructors seek innovative methods and teaching techniques that facilitate a therapeutic experience for each participant.

ASC Winter 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.


  • Commitment to teamwork and the ASC mission.
  • Passion and enthusiasm about working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain within 30 days)
  • Experience with assessments, progress notes, and evaluations.
  • Strong risk management awareness.
  • Advanced ski and/or snowboard skills.
  • Ability to work well individually and within a team.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, if assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Outdoor Education, or other related field preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record to be insurable via ASC’s policy for company vehicles.
  • Ability to lift, set-up, move and carry equipment, bi-skis, and other sports equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 115 lbs.
  • Willingness to complete a state and federal background check.


  • Season ski pass
  • Ski locker
  • Access to pro forms
  • Full time monthly stipend
  • Certification, exam, and membership due reimbursement
  • Workers Compensation
  • Paid sick days
  • Accident Insurance

Pay Range: $18.50 - $28/hour depending on experience.


  • Seasonal
  • November 25 to April 12 (end date is estimated)

Equal Opportunity Employer: The ASC is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization and provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any person based on that person’s physical or developmental disability, race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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If you have any questions regarding seasonal employment with the Adaptive Sports Center, please contact Chris Read, Program Director, at or Elizabeth Philbin, Assistant Program Director, at