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Howmans Gap Alpine Centre

Cross Country Ski Instructor

At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.

About Falls Creek Cross Country

Falls Creek Cross Country (FCCC) is the only designated Cross Country one-stop-shop on the mountain. Offering rental, sales, and a ski school FCCC is located within the Windy Corner Building at Falls Creek, immediately at the trailhead.

Key Elements of the Role

Instruct and teach beginner through to Intermediate and Advanced cross country techniques of both Classic and Skate. Working with School groups, children, members of the public and enthusiastic cross country skiers/ citizen race athletes.

Selection Criteria 

Capabilities and Behaviours

  • Demonstrates YMCA Victoria values, Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility
  • Accepts personal accountability for workplace actions and consequences to better influence

Knowledge and Experience

  • Committed to providing a service that promotes the sport through quality service, quality equipment and a quality experience at an affordable price.
  • Promote the sport and focus on customer service, but also provide a viable business that meets the facility business plan
  • Promote and Instruct cross country skiing to clients from first-time beginners to elite and proficient advanced skiers

Personal Attributes

  • Works as part of a team and shows professionalism
  • Takes pride in the presentation of themselves and the facility
  • Displays interest, enthusiasm, patience, respect to all staff and customers
Qualifications 

Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications

  • Level 2 First Aid or international equivalent
  • Working With Children’s Check 

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Cross country ski teaching qualifications (APSI level 2 or above) OR equivalent international qualifications or experience
  • A high level of experience in the cross country ski industry
  • Experience in working with a specialised team of staff
  • Experience teaching/instructing or coaching cross country skiing to a variety of clients (schools, independent beginners, intermediate skiers and advanced skiers or skiers within a cross country ski team)  

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws
  • ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Two reference checks

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Where: Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia

Workload(s): Casual

Closing Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021

Contact...
 
Warren Sanders
Howmans Gap Alpine Centre
2587 Bogong High Plains Rd
Falls Creek Victoria Australia 3699

Phone: 03 5758 3228

Email: howmansgap@ymca.org.au

Website: http://victoria.ymca.org.au/aout/careers.html

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