Part-time Assistant Adaptive Ski Instructor

ASC encourages & supports people with disabilities to experience the thrill of alpine skiing and snowboarding in Canterbury.

The role will include, but not be limited to

  • Guiding & instructing members with a broad range of cognitive and physical disabilities, in accordance with the current NZSIA Adaptive techniques
  • Driving to and from ski areas including fitting & using chains
  • Administration activities on the ski areas
  • Monitoring Health & Safety requirements


Based in Christchurch, the role commences early June, until mid-October, snow dependent. Attendance at annual post season awards & celebrations is encouraged.

Wednesday and Saturdays mandatory and Sundays could be requested.

Other midweek trips and ad-hoc requests for snow days may occur.

Three, four to six day residential ski camps take place at Methven and Southern Lakes Ski Areas.


Qualifications & experience

  • Experienced in comfortably communicating with people with special needs
  • Current NZSIA Adaptive Level 1
  • Experience of all major South Island ski areas
  • Current Class 1 Driver Licence and extensive ski area/shingle road driving experience
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • A positive attitude, prepared to help in any situation


Apply to for the full job description.