Internships

Learn While Making a Difference

Vermont Adaptive seeks interns and apprentices who are self-motivated, take initiative and have some experience working with people with disabilities and/or adventure recreation. All applicants should have a strong sense of hard work, flexibility, a love for the outdoors, an open mind, and a love for working with people.

Our internships and apprenticeships are designed to provide learning and hands-on experiences to individuals interested in Adaptive Sports, Therapeutic Recreation, Wilderness Adventure, and Adventure Recreation to gain knowledge and professional experience in these growing fields. Interns and apprentices gain skills and knowledge in all aspects of seasonal programming, event planning, and volunteer management while being a valuable resource to our mission and participants.

All positions are full-time commitments that include weekdays and weekend shifts. Some stipends may be available.

 

How to Apply

  1. Complete the application below.
  2. Complete an online Volunteer Application. 
  3. Send your cover letter and resume to the appropriate program coordinator.

Expectations

Once accepted, you will be part of our daily operations helping to assess, teach and document activities for Vermont Adaptive participants. Your assignments will also include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide written goals for your role.
  • Attend a site tour arranged by the coordinator.
  • Maintain weekly or biweekly meetings with the coordinator.
  • Communicate schedule with your program  coordinator in advance to schedule days and projects.
  • Assist in implementation of a special event such as the USABA winter weekend, special group events, fundraisers, etc.
  • Write an article for the Vermont Adaptive newsletter/share a story of your experience.
  • Attend required training applicable to your internship (for example mandatory snow training in December, summer training in June).

Summer 2022 Internship Opportunities

We have multiple internship positions available, both full- and part-time, in multiple locations throughout the state:

Pico Mountain in Killington
Killington Region
Sugarbush Resort in Warren/Waitsfield
Mad River Valley/Montpelier/Waterbury Area
Bolton Valley Ski Area in Bolton
Burlington Waterfront and Bikepath & Chittenden County
Push Back for Parkinson’s

 

Click here to apply.

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