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Summer Program Leader Position!

Job description

The Whistler Adaptive Sports Program changes lives for people with disabilities. Whistler Adaptive is committed to introducing as many individuals with a disability and neurodiversities as possible to sport and recreation by breaking down the financial, physical, and social barriers as well as creating skills that will lead to future employment, independence, and confidence.

Qualifications:

• Preference to hire a currently registered university or college student with a priority given to those who have completed a minimum of a second year and preference to hire individuals with a disability or neurodiversity.
• Preference given to those who are currently certified in CPR B and First Aid (will include in training if not current).
• Ability to instruct individuals in group based outdoor sport and recreation activities.
• Some knowledge of various physical disabilities and neurological diversities
• Knowledge of some or all the following activities: hiking, mountain biking (2 & 3 wheel), canoe, kayaking, SUP, strength and conditioning, physical literacy, sailing. Must be willing to learn these sports and more.
• Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft 365 an assert.
• Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident between 15 and 30 years of age, as the position is funded through a Canada Summer Jobs grant.

Duties:

The Summer Program Leader is an integral position in the summer operations of Whistler Adaptive. In the summer, Whistler Adaptive offers hiking, mountain biking (2 & 3 wheel), paddle sports (canoeing, SUP and kayaking), sailing, rowing, yoga, strength & conditioning, and more to people with cognitive, physical, and sensory disabilities, as well as neurodiversities. Within the listed sports and activities, the Summer Program Leader will be able to perform a complete assessment of students, determine adaptive equipment needs, set goals and plan lessons, assist our instructors and coaches to lead activities, document progress, maintain records, and assist our instructors and coaches to make recommendations for future lessons. As needed, the Summer Program Leader will also assist with general administration, marketing, and fundraising. The position will report to the Volunteer and Training Program Manager. As a requirement of the position, the successful applicant must obtain a satisfactory criminal record check prior to beginning employment. Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume by email to kmcgauley@whistleradaptive.com.

Deadline for application: Friday, April 9, 2021 at 4:30 pm
Posting Date: March 7, 2022 Organization: Whistler Adaptive Sports Program Term: Start date May 16th 2022, for a 16 week term
Hours: 37.5hrs/week, schedule dependent on programming needs (may vary during 2 week initial training period)
Pay: $19.00/hr

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Winter Olympic Sports in the Sea-To-Sky!

Paranordic skiing/Crosscountry skiing

Organisation: Whistler Adaptive
Locations: Pemberton, Whistler, Whistler Olympic Park
Website: whistleradaptive.com

Biathlon

Organisation: Whistler Sport Legacies
Locations: Whistler Olympic Park (Winter), Whistler Athletes Village (Summer camps)
WAS Buddies: Yes
Website: https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/

Curling

Organisation: Howe Sound Curling Club
Location: Squamish Valley Golf Club
WAS Buddies: No
Website: https://squamishvalleygolf.com/howe-sound-curling-club/

Bobsleigh/Luge/Skeleton

Organisation: Whistler Sport Legacies
Locations: Whistler Sliding Centre
WAS Buddies: Possible, please enquire.
Website: https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/whistler-sliding-centre/overview

Alpine Ski or Snowboard

Organisation: Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler Adaptive
Locations: Whistler mountain
Website: whistleradaptive.com

Figure Skating

Whistler
Organisation: Whistler Skate Club
Location: Meadow Park Recreation Centre
WAS Buddies: No
Website: https://www.whistlerskatingclub.ca/

Squamish
Organisation: Sea To Sky Skate
Location: Brennan Park Recreation Centre
WAS Buddies: No
Website: https://skatesea2sky.com/

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Inspired by the Olympics? Here's some sports you can do nearby!

Paranordic skiing/Cross Country skiing

 

Organisation: Whistler Adaptive

Locations: Pemberton, Whistler, Whistler Olympic Park

Website: whistleradaptive.com

 

Biathlon

 

Organisation: Whistler Sport Legacies

Locations: Whistler Olympic Park (Winter), Whistler Athletes Village (Summer camps)

Whistler Adaptive buddies available: Yes

Website: https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/

 

Curling

 

Organisation: Howe Sound Curling Club

Location: Squamish Valley Golf Club

Whistler Adaptive buddies available: No

Website: https://squamishvalleygolf.com/howe-sound-curling-club/?utm_source=squamish%20chief&utm_campaign=squamish%20chief%3A%20outbound&utm_medium=referral

 

Bobsleigh/Luge/Skeleton

 

Organisation: Whistler Sport Legacies

Locations: Whistler Sliding Centre

Whistler Adaptive buddies available: Possible

Website: https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/whistler-sliding-centre/overview

 

Alpine Ski or Snowboard

 

Organisation: Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler Adaptive

Locations: Whistler mountain

Website: whistleradaptive.com

 

Figure Skating

 

Whistler

Organisation: Whistler Skate Club

Location: Meadow Park Recreation Centre

WAS Buddies: No

Website: https://www.whistlerskatingclub.ca/

 

Squamish

Organisation: Sea To Sky Skate

Location: Brennan Park Recreation Centre

WAS Buddies: No

Website: https://skatesea2sky.com/

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