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2018 Evergreen Dirt Camp Student Mentor (volunteer)

To apply, please fill out the application at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/tJtdEnKbbprIYN3k1

 

Position Summary:

Student Mentors play a vital role in our youth program at Evergreen. We are looking for kids who love mountain biking but also enjoy working with others to achieve a common goal. This is a very fun and rewarding volunteer position assisting coaches and student riders. 

 

Desired Skills:

  • Competent cross country mountain bike skills     
  • Enjoy being a positive role model and keep students excited and engaged
  • Enjoy helping younger kids develop their skills

 

 

Principal Duties:

  • Assist Camp Lead, Lead Head Coach, Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches in a variety of tasks
  • Set-up cones and drills
  • Demo skills
  • Assist with trail rides
  • Help gather the class
  • Get students excited & be there for them
  • Assist with camp or class clean-up

 

 

Expectations:

  • Model good behavior – be a positive role model
  • Be encouraging to students but respect their limits
  • Connect with different students each day
  • Exhibit patience at all times
  • Communicate with coaches if there is inappropriate behavior in the group
  • Be respectful to coaches and students – pay attention to what is going on
  • Model a healthy lifestyle – no soda, energy drinks or junk food in front of students
  • Be prepared – arrive early and be ready to help
  • Have fun!

 

 

Requirements:

Must attend Evergreen’s Youth Bike Camp Training at Duthie Hill park (TBD, early June)

 

Locations:

Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah (Dirt Camp)

Swan Creek Park, Tacoma (Dirt Camp)

Black Diamond Open Space, Maple Valley (Dirt Camp)

 

Hours:   MTB 5-day Dirt Camps – 8:45am – 3:15pm 5-days per week for each camp

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2018 Evergreen Dirt Camp Lead Head Coach

To apply, please fill out the application at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/tJtdEnKbbprIYN3k1

 

Position Summary:

Evergreen Mountain Bike Camps offer opportunities for youth ages 8-13 to develop mountain bike skills, from understanding how mountain bikes work and fixing flats to single track skills and maneuvering obstacles. Evergreen is looking for Lead Trainer Head Coach who has a love of the sport, experience teaching mountain coaches and wants to pass it down to the next generation of riders. Lead Head Coach will be responsible for growth and development of Dirt Camp coaches with trainings, skills workshops and onsite at Dirt Camps during the summer. Supporting all aspects of the summer Dirt Camp program to ensure a safe, fun learning environment for the campers and staff.

 

  Desired Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience training and teaching mountain bike skills to instructors and riders
  • Experience developing mountain bike curriculum   
  • Passion for youth outdoor experience
  • Competent cross-country mountain bike skills
  • Enjoy leading and teaching youth mountain bike skills
  • Enjoy leading and teaching youth trail stewardship

 

 

Principal Duties:

  • Oversee and coordinate with daily logistics, communications and site lead materials at all Dirt Camp locations - Duthie, Black Diamond Open Space (BDOS), Swan Creek
  • On-site mountain bike training programming, and logistical support to ensure daily camp operations run smoothly
  • Teaching coaches and youth bike safety and skills
  • Works with all coaches to maintain communication between the office and camps
  • Coordinate with instructors for completion & submission of staff timesheets
  • Ensure that Dirt Camp policies and procedures are followed by all coaches and mentors while establishing and maintaining a good working relationship all
  • Lead Coach will be called upon to lead camp, when necessary
  • Collect student skill assessment documents, waivers, medical information
  • Being a positive role model
  • Being able to control groups of coaches and kids on bikes
  • Finding creative solutions as challenges arise
  • Fostering teaching skill development of Student Mentors, Assistant Coaches and Head Coaches
  • Keeping the kids safe and having fun

 

 

Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must be an experienced mountain biker and own your own bike.
  • Must attend Evergreen’s Youth Bike Camp Instructor Training
  • Must have experience working with youth.
  • Experience teaching mountain bike curriculum to instructors
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Must be 18yrs or older

 

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2018 Evergreen Dirt Camp Head Coach

To apply, please fill out the application at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/tJtdEnKbbprIYN3k1

 

Position Summary:

Evergreen Mountain Bike Camps offer opportunities for youth ages 8-13 to develop mountain bike skills, from understanding how mountain bikes work and fixing flats to single track skills and maneuvering obstacles. Evergreen is looking for head coaches who have a love of the sport and want to pass it down to the next generation of riders.

 

  Desired Skills / Qualifications

  • Competent cross country mountain bike skills
  • Stamina to ride 4-5 hours a day
  • Enjoy leading and teaching youth mountain bike skills
  • Enjoy leading and teaching youth trail stewardship 

Principal Duties:

  • Teaching youth bike safety and skills
  • Leading youth on mountain bike rides
  • Being on time and setting up skill props and breaking down as necessary
  • Being a positive role model
  • Being able to control a group of 12 kids on bikes
  • Finding creative solutions as challenges arise
  • Providing end-of-camp written skills feedback for each camper
  • Fostering teaching skill development of Student Mentors and Assistant Coaches
  • Minor bike repairing skills
  • Keeping the kids safe
  • Having fun

 

Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must be an experienced mountain biker and own your own bike.
  • Must attend Evergreen’s Youth Bike Camp Instructor Training
  • Must have experience working with youth.
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Must be 18yrs or older.

 

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2018 Evergreen Dirt Camp Assistant Coach

To apply, please fill out the application at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/tJtdEnKbbprIYN3k1

 

Position Summary:

Evergreen Mountain Bike Camps offer opportunities for youth ages 8-13 to develop mountain bike skills, from understanding how mountain bikes work and fixing flats to single track skills and maneuvering obstacles. Evergreen is looking for assistant coaches who have a love of the sport and want to pass it down to the next generation of riders.


Desired Skills / Qualifications

  • Competent cross country mountain bike skills
  • Stamina to ride 4-5 hours a day
  • Enjoy and share a love of mountain biking 

Principal Duties:

  • Assisting the head coach with:
  • Teaching youth bike safety and skills
  • Leading youth on mountain bike rides
  • Being able to control a group of 12 kids on bikes
  • Being on time and setting up skills props and breaking down as necessary
  • Being a positive role model
  • Finding creative solutions as challenges arise
  • Following direction of Dirt Camp Lead, Lead Head Coach and Head Coaches
  • Minor bike repairing skills
  • Keeping the kids safe
  • Having fun

 

Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must attend Evergreen’s Youth Bike Camp Instructor Training
  • Must have experience working with youth.
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Must be 16 yrs or older
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2018 Evergreen Internship (Unpaid)

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance seeks talented interns who are self-motivated and ready to dig in and help implement multi-media communications strategies. Website development, graphic design and/or event planning skills are a plus.

Evergreen is a Seattle-based nonprofit, and Washington State’s largest mountain biking organization with 3200+ members and 24,000+ followers. Internationally known for creating Duthie Hill mountain bike park and numerous other community driven projects, Evergreen is dedicated to trail building and maintenance, advocacy and education.

As an intern, you work primarily with our Senior Marketing Manager in developing and executing a variety of communications strategies, and events, to support our growing organization. Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys mountain biking, can write in both informal and formal voices, has experience using social media, and is creative and thoughtful when interacting with online communities.

This position is based in Seattle, WA, at our (modest) headquarters.

Reports to: Senior Marketing Manager

Hours: The internship requires professional involvement with Evergreen for a minimum of 400 clock hours, fulltime (40 hours per week) for 10 weeks.

Compensation: Unpaid

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and 1-2 writing samples to Bryan Rivard at

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