Independent Contractor

Chill Skateboard Instructor - Miami

Please note: This is a contracted position, not an employment relationship. Interested parties will need to send qualifications directly to elizabethh@chill.org

The Chill Foundation inspires youth to overcome challenges through board sports. 

Chill partners with community youth agencies and serves youth facing a multitude of challenges; this includes youth living in poverty, in group homes, or foster care; in the juvenile justice system; and youth overcoming addictions, violence, and mental health issues. We work with youth between the ages of 10-18 who are supported through our partner agencies throughout Miami. 

Chill programming provides youth participants a positive framework for learning, growth, and personal development. Our 6-life values are supported and enhanced through on-board progression and adult mentorship, leading to an increase in self-esteem, confidence, and resiliency in the youth we serve.

OUR CORE VALUES ARE: RESPECT | PATIENCE | PERSISTENCE | RESPONSIBILITY | COURAGE | PRIDE 

Chill covers the expenses of equipment, day passes, and instruction to ensure no economic barriers prevent the youth or community agencies from participating.

Chill Job Responsibilities

  1. Lead instructor for beginner youth skateboard program (10-15 youth)
  2. Collaborate and be supported by 2-3 volunteer mentors, 1-2 youth agency chaperones & Chill Program Facilitator each day
  3. Develop a lesson plan each day that reflects youth abilities
  4. Bring a positive attitude & be conscious of youth challenges
  5. Be creative in lesson layout (include progression games and fun ways to learn new techniques)

Experience & Skills 

  • 5+ years skateboarding
  • Intermediate to advanced level rider with understanding of equipment maintenance
  • Ability to lesson plan, coordinate groups, and provide flexibility in individual progression
  • Ability to work with a variety of skill levels & youth challenges
  • Experience working with youth aged 10-18
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate with the Chill Program Facilitator and provide clear direction for volunteers
  • Highly organized, with experience working independently & managing time efficiently 

    Expectations

  • Have lesson plan prepared for each group, each day
  • Plan should include progressions, flexibility and interactive games
  • Show up on-time prepared to teach with own equipment (including helmet, which can be provided)
  • Use a combination of verbal and visual instruction to support different learning strengths

How to Apply?

Chill is committed to building a culturally inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds, identities, and ethnicities to apply.

 Please send resume with cover letter to elizabethh@chill.org  

Application Deadline: Open until filled


INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

Chill Skateboard Instructor - PORTLAND

Please note: This is a contracted position, not an employment relationship. Interested parties will need to send qualifications directly to patricko@chill.org

The Chill Foundation inspires youth to overcome challenges through boardsports

Chill partners with community youth agencies and serves youth facing a multitude of challenges; this includes youth living in poverty, in group homes, or foster care; in the juvenile justice system; and youth overcoming addictions, violence, and mental health issues. We work with youth between the ages of 10-18 who are supported through our partner agencies throughout Metro Vancouver.

Chill programming provides youth participants a positive framework for learning, growth, and personal development. Our 6-life values are supported and enhanced through on-board progression and adult mentorship, leading to an increase in self-esteem, confidence, and resiliency in the youth we serve.

OUR CORE VALUES ARE: RESPECT | PATIENCE | PERSISTENCE | RESPONSIBILITY | COURAGE | PRIDE

Chill covers the expenses of equipment and instruction to ensure no economic barriers prevent the youth or community agencies from participating. This year Portland will serve roughly 100 youth through access to 3-board sport development programs. The fall skateboard program will run 2-days per week, serving 15 youth.

Chill Job Responsibilities

1.       Lead instructor for beginner youth skateboard program (10-15 youth)
2.       Collaborate and be supported by 1 volunteer instructor, 1-2 youth agency chaperones & Chill Program Facilitator each day
3.       Work with Chill Program Coordinator to develop a lesson plan each day that reflects youth abilities
4.       Bring a positive attitude & be conscious of youth challenges
5.       Be creative in lesson layout (include progression games and fun ways to learn new techniques)

Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years skateboarding
  • Intermediate to advanced level rider with understanding of equipment maintenance
  • Ability to lesson plan, coordinate groups, and provide flexibility in individual progression
  • Ability to work with a variety of skill levels & youth challenges
  • Experience working with youth aged 10-18
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate with the Chill Program Facilitator and provide clear direction for volunteers
  • Highly organized, with experience working independently & managing time efficiently

Expectations

  • Have lesson plan prepared for each group, each day
  • Plan should include progressions, flexibility and interactive games
  • Show up on-time prepared to teach with own equipment (including helmet, which can be provided)
  • Use a combination of verbal and visual instruction to support different learning strengths

How to Apply?

Chill is committed to building a culturally inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds, identities, and ethnicities to apply.

Please send resume with cover letter to patricko@chill.org

 Application Deadline: Open until filled


Chill is committed to building a culturally inclusive team, and strongly encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds, identities, and ethnicities to apply.