Chill Reno Program Coordinator

Are you a positive youth development superstar with a passion for board sports? Do you embody Chill’s six core values – respect, courage, patience, persistence, responsibility, pride - each and every day? Can you effectively communicate your passion for Chill to agencies, program partners, media outlets, and other internal and external stakeholders? Do you have telecommuting experience? If you answered yes to all of the above then we want to talk to you about being the next Reno Program Coordinator.

Description:  
The Chill Reno Program Coordinator works part time, 15 hours/week, in Chill’s Reno program site and reports to Chill’s Regional Program Manager in Toronto. The Program Coordinator is responsible for running all day-to-day operations of a remote seasonal program site, including Reno’s snow program at Boreal Mountain Resort.  This is a seasonal part-time position, starting in December 3, 2018.  

This position will be responsible for:

Program Management:
• Coordinate all aspects of program management including agency recruitment, agency vetting and application process, volunteer recruitment and onboarding, and managing partner (mtn. resort, skate park, etc.) relationships
• Communicate effectively with youth agencies, volunteers, chaperones and partners
• Deliver programming that is consistent with Chill’s curriculum, engaging volunteers and chaperones, and exceeding the standards set in the Chill Quality Assessment (CQA)
• Administer all program performance, agency performance, and program participant Outcomes Based Evaluation (OBE) processes 
• Organize and maintain all program paperwork  

Development and Marketing:
• Solicit in-kind donations to support programming   
• Contribute content to Chill’s Development and Marketing team for social media and website use, including high quality program photos and testimonials
• Manage local site specific social media accounts 
• Help identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with local donors, including individuals and corporations, in order to make introductions to Chill’s Development team
• Help recruit volunteers to assist with events if necessary 
• Market, manage, and reach goal for a local peer to peer fundraising campaign

Education/Experience/Professional Skills:  
• Work Ethic/Organization:
o Highly organized, self-starter, and go-getter 
o Experience working independently, managing time efficiently, and setting own schedule
o Proven ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and prioritize to meet goals and objectives
• Location/Boardsports:
o Must be located in the site of hire and/or have had experience in that community 
o Snowboarding proficiency with basic understanding of equipment maintenance (skateboarding/surfing/stand-up paddleboarding proficiency a plus)
• Youth Experience:
o Must have 2 years of paid experience working with youth in various settings
o Must have worked with youth in at least 2 different setting (ie. youth agency, probationary programs, rehab facilities, schools, outdoor education, experiential education, etc.)
o Must have experience working with youth of culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds
o Must have experience managing and leading groups of at least 20 youth 
• Certification/Education:
o Must have education or training in social work, psychology, education, recreation, adventure learning, youth program facilitation or similar field
o Must hold or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification 
• Logistics/Communication:
o Must have experience recruiting, managing or leading adults volunteers and external partners
o Must have strong communication skills and be able to provide examples of professional communication
o Must have access to a vehicle (some exceptions may apply) and working cell phone 

To apply for this position, click here.


chill burlington Skateboard Instructor — Contract Position

Location: Maple St. Skate Park - 75 Maple St, Essex Junction, VT 05452
Season: Fall, 2018
Job Type: Part-Time, 2 hrs/day @ $15.00/hr (plus one hour for training, 13 total hours)
Contract Dates: Wednesday & Thursday Nights

Program Dates:

Day One: Wednesday, October 3rd
Day Two: Thursday, October 4th
Day Three: Wednesday, October 10th
Day Four: Thursday, October 11th
Day Five: Wednesday, October 17th
Day Six: Thursday, October 18th
Make Up 1: Wednesday, October 24th
Make Up 2: Thursday, October 25th

What is Chill?

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 in the Burlington area.

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. This year Chill Burlington will serve 100+ youth through access to 3-board sport development programs. The fall skateboard program will run two days per week for 3 weeks, serving 10-12 youth.

Chill Job Responsibilities
1. Lead instructor for beginner youth skateboard program (10-15 youth)
2. Collaborate and be supported by 3-5 volunteer mentors, 1-2 (minimum) 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 zacke@chill.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled


chill dc Skateboard Instructor — Contract Position

Location: White Oak Skate Park & Olney Manor Skate Park
Part-Time @ $15.00/hr
Contract Dates: October 2018

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 Washington D.C.

 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 | COURAGE | PATIENCE | PERSISTENCE | RESPONSIBILITY | PRIDE

 Chill covers the expenses of equipment, day passes, and instruction to ensure no economic barriers prevent the youth or community agencies from participating. This year, Washington D.C. will serve 160+ youth through access to 2 boardsport development programs. The fall skateboard program will run 2 days per week for three weeks, serving 10-20 youth.

 Chill Job Responsibilities
 1.       Lead instructor for beginner youth skateboard program (10-20 youth)
2.       Collaborate and be supported by 3-5 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 joshuak@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.