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Did you know that in the past 10 years, the number of program outings Vermont Adaptive has provided has grown 500%? That’s right, 500%! But the crazy part is, as a team, we have served so many more people year-round with our existing small but mighty staff. That’s about to change…

It is clear there is an important need for adaptive sports programs in our communities, and as that need grows, so do we.

Be a part of the largest year-round disabled sports non-profit organization in Vermont and help grow our organization. We are seeking a dynamic, motivated, experienced, creative and organized individual for:

 

Paid Staff

Program Coordinator – Central Vermont (Sugarbush Resort winter; Central Vermont locations summer)

Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports is seeking a highly qualified candidate to join the management team for a year-round Program Coordinator position. Candidate will be responsible for overall administration, outreach, management and coordination of the day-to-day operations of the Vermont Adaptive programs and activities at Sugarbush Resort, multiple Central Vermont summer locations, and beyond. Some travel will be required. Work will require weekends and holidays. Salary in the low 30’s. Great benefits.

Position to be filled Fall 2022.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience working with individuals who have physical, cognitive, social, and/or emotional disabilities
  • Minimum Required Certifications: Wilderness First Aid, CPR & AED, Stop the Bleed & Level I PSIA/AASIA Adaptive Certification (or ability to obtain within a year of employment)
  • Desired Certifications; Lifeguard, CTRS, American Canoe Association Certification, Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Level I; Certified Adaptive Recreation and Sport Specialist I/II
  • Experience in managing interns
  • Demonstrated good to outstanding organizational, human relations, financial controls, budgeting, non-profit experience and administrative skills.
  • Knowledge of risk management as it relates to recreation and adaptive sports
  • Proficient in all MS computer applications
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Fundraising, grant writing and donor development experience helpful
  • Self-directed, motivated, outgoing.
  • Knowledge of adaptive sports equipment and maintenance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Adventure Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Physical Therapy or other related experience

Adapted sports specific to this position include: Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, Indoor Climbing, Mountain biking, Cycling, Paddling and events.

Application deadline: Sept. 30, 2022.
Send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of recommendation to: Erin Fernandez at [email protected]

Read the full job description here.

 

Interns & Volunteers

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