Volunteer Instructor Job Description

We are looking for instructors with average to above average skiing or boarding ability and the willingness to teach to students with disabilities.  Instructors teach 8-10 lessons throughout the ski season (January-March).   Recreation Unlimited provides instructors with a season pass to Bogus Basin and the opportunity for volunteers to participate in free ski/snowboard workshops in order to improve their skiing/boarding and teaching skills.

Instructor Requirements:

  • Compassion and desire to help others learn to enjoy the mountain.
  • Willing to dedicate 8 weekends/shifts during ski seasons for instruction.
  • Demonstrate ability to ski in a controlled manner.
  • Desire to learn and improve skills with skiing/riding and teaching.
  • Become an ambassador for Bogus Basin and Recreation Unlimited.
  • Willingness to understand adaptive equipment and how to best utilize equipment in teaching others.

Benefits

  • Earn volunteer hours for school or community hours.
  • Gain knowledge and skill in working with children and adults with disabilities.
  • Understand the use of adaptive equipment and how to best utilize equipment in teaching others.
  • Enjoy different benefits including Bogus Season Pass, discounts at specified locations, discounted or free passes to ski at select Idaho ski resorts.
  • Opportunities to obtain PSIA certification and ongoing training. Reimbursed training fees for PSIA instructor certification.