Summary: Do you love being in and around water in the summertime? Do you like SUP’ing or have you ever wanted to try outdoor adventures all while sharing your excitement with the community? The Water Sports Instructor will be in charge of supporting our Community Pop-Up Days including SUP’ing at Sweitzer and Crawford Reservoirs in partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The position is in charge of checking in and out gear to community members and giving instructional support when needed. They will also help teach SUP basics to kids in summer camps.
Qualifications: Enthusiasm to be outdoors on the water and to help kids get outside; current high school student ages 16+; has reliable transportation.
High School students under 16 are encouraged to apply and may be selected to be a Water Sports Intern. Intern will work a reduced schedule and may be eligible for a paid stipend each week.
Location: The Nature Connection HQ in Hotchkiss, Bill Heddles Rec Center, Sweitzer and Crawford State Parks and other Delta County activity locations
Pathways Opportunity: 1-2 positions available;
Commitments: May 31st through August 12th. Weekend work is required. Possibility to extend position part-time Aug. 12th- end of September.
Paid Job: $12.56/hour. Free outdoor gear use during internship (SUP, mountain bikes, camping equipment.)