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Head Coach Cascades to Sound (Seattle)

Summary of Position

Evergreen is looking for coaches who are able to lead groups of kids with the assistance of other coaches and volunteer mentors in providing safe, fun daily programs and lessons to campers. Head coaches must have excellent youth management skills, an eye for conservative and safe operations, and be willing to communicate openly with their fellow coaches, campers, and parents. Evergreen Mountain Bike Dirt Camps offer opportunities for youth ages 7-17 to develop mountain bike skills, including basic mechanics fixing flats to single track skills, and trail maintenance.

To Apply: Click here to apply via Google form

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate must be passionate about Evergreen’s mission and vision to make Washington State the best place to ride. We are looking for someone with a professional and safe demeanor who feels comfortable taking the lead and making decisions. The candidate must work well as part of a team, delivering mountain bike instruction, and communicating with parents, fellow coaches, students, and other park users. Reliable transportation is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Punctuality in order to greet campers and set up props.
  • Teach youth bike safety and skills.
  • Act as a positive role model with safe and conservative behavior.
  • Lead a group of campers, mentors and other coaches.
  • Find creative solutions as challenges arise.
  • Provide end-of-camp written skills feedback for each camper.
  • Foster teaching skill development of Student Mentors and Assistant Coaches
  • Perform minor bike repairing skills
  • Have fun and share the stoke!

Desired Skills / Qualifications

  • Great communication skills & a personable and positive attitude.
  • Mountain bike experience (no need to be an expert rider).
  • Stamina to ride continuously for 30-45 minutes at a time over the course of 6 hours
  • Enjoy leading and teaching youth mountain bike skills & trail stewardship.

Employment Requirements

  • 18 years or older. 
  • 2-years minimum of mountain bike experience.
  • 2-years of teaching and coaching.
  • Advanced camp coaching will require a secondary interview “on-bike” and advanced training.
  • Attend Evergreen’s Youth Bike Camp Instructor Training in the Spring
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings & weekend days if the job requires.
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Pass a background check from DataQuest.

Reports to: Cascades to Sound Dirt Camp Coordinator 

Job Locations: Duthie Hill Park, Black Diamond Open Space, and Swan Creek Park. 

Hours/classification: Non-exempt. Hourly. Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Compensation: $19.50 per hour

Benefits: Accrued paid sick time (1 hour per 40 hours worked), worker's compensation coverage, and optional participation in a 401k plan after 90 days of employment.

To Apply

Click here to apply via google form

We will be reviewing and accepting applications through the end of March. The interview process will begin in early April. CPR training will be in late May, and camp training will begin early June.