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Job Opportunity – Part-time Assistant Nordic Coach @ Craftsbury

release by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center

November 02, 2017 (Craftsbury Common, VT) – The Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club, part of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, is seeking part-time coaching help for its youth ski programs for the 2017-2018 season. This coach will work with our current junior/BKL coaching staff to coach practices and help keep programs running when primary coaches are traveling for races.

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The job requires the following:

• Consistent availability on Sundays from mid-November to mid-March and ideally also on Wednesdays. Time commitment will depend somewhat on experience level and could range from 15 hours per month to approximately 10 hours per week.
• The desire to work with young skiers ages 6-18
• The ability to lead engaging, fun practices and be approachable to all kids
• Exceptional decision-making and problem-solving skills in environments that can include bad weather, equipment failures, competing demands, and general chaos
• Experience teaching people how to skate and classic ski and improve their skiing, whether formally or informally
• Close familiarity with all of the equipment involved in Nordic skiing, including comfort waxing skate and classic skis for most conditions
• Experience Nordic ski racing; at least at a high school/equivalent level and ideally at a college/equivalent level
• Strong communication skills
• The ability to work well as part of a team
• Willingness to commit in advance to working on specific dates
• Flexibility depending on weather conditions, etc.

Benefits include: one meal in the COC dining hall for each shift worked; free COC membership and gym membership; free access to COC fitness classes, including yoga and crossfit; and discounts on some gear/equipment. The position pays $15/hr. Candidates without Sunday availability will not be considered.

Interested candidates should send a brief letter of interest and resume to Anna Schulz at by November 10th.

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