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Snowsports School Volunteer

Position Title: 

Snowsports School Volunteer

Reports To: 

Snowsports School Management Team


Snowsports School

General Purpose:

Interact with guests and provide assistance to ensure a positive, lasting experience at Purgatory Resort. Be willing to assist operations as necessary to facilitate a smooth flow of guests through the Snowsports School.

Volunteer Duties:

  • Proactively assist all resort guests.
  • Participate in ensuring that all Snowsports School students receive a quality experience while visiting Purgatory Resort.
  • Work an 8 hour shift for 10 days, throughout the season, as a Volunteer.
  • Assist with children’s lessons at the Magic Carpet
  • Serve children’s lunches and clean up
  • Shuttle late students to classes
  • Assist with exchanging student’s rental equipment for proper size
  • Facilitate maze control at Columbine and Ticket Seller Desk
  • Assist with set up and tear down of base area fencing
  • Collect lost and found from Snowsports School and take to Guest Services.
  • Help with Special Events.
  • For specific “station” assignments see Snowsports School Management Team
  • Train as a Mandatory Reporter.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

Must be able to pass a background check.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent Guest service/people skills and a willingness to help. Should be able to ski intermediate runs. Alertness, initiative, problem solving, professional manner, good communication skills, speaking/listening ability, good judgment, reasoning, and patience are required skills.

 Working Environment and Physical Activities:

Approximately 90% of the workday is spent outdoors in constantly changing weather conditions to include cold, snow, and wet weather. Approximately 10% is spent indoors. 60% of the time is spent standing and/or moving and up to 40% skiing or snowboarding on the mountain, with guests.

May require occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to 50 pounds.

Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, and handling objects.

Constantly engaging in conversation.

When skiing or snowboarding, occasional potential hazards also include high, exposed work sites, radiant energy, frostbite, and walking in ski or snowboard boots.

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