Ski & Board Program

“Mountains accommodate everyone equally. Gravity doesn’t care if you are sitting down or standing up!”

The Ski & Board Program provides the opportunity for individuals of all abilities to enjoy the sport of skiing and snowboarding. Through this program, participants gain the ability to develop different muscles, improve their balance and coordination, increase their self-awareness and confidence, and improve their self-esteem.

Eagle Mount Great Falls provides its adaptive Ski & Board Program at Showdown Montana only.

For more information contact our Ski/Board Office Coordinator:

Shelby Tetlow – [email protected]

 

 

 

Job Openings

We will be accepting applications for all positions as well as consider individuals for multiple positions until positions are filled.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume.

Email to:  [email protected]

Mail to:  Job Opening, Eagle Mount Great Falls, P.O. Box 2866, Great Falls, MT 59403.

Open positions:

  • Seasonal:  Instructor/Coordinator for Adaptive Ski/Board & Sled Hockey Programs (November – April)

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Participant and Volunteer Requirements:

2022 Season.

  • Sundays
  • 2 hour sessions
  • $35 per 2 hour session – please see our billing policies.
  • Session I:  February 6, 13, 20, 27   2022  FULL
  • Session II:  March 6, 13, 20, 27  2022
  • Instructors/volunteers are limited this year and assistance is not guaranteed.  First come, first served.
  • Schedule is subject to change at anytime for any reason.
  • We will cancel if temperature drops below 10 degrees or other weather/road conditions require or if volunteers/adaptive equipment become unavailable.

Participate

  • Ages 6 and up.
  • We serve individuals or special groups (such as school ski days) as volunteers are available.
  • Weight limit 200 lbs.
  • Weather appropriate clothing.
  • Have your own transportation to and from the ski hill.
  • Must be able to wear a helmet – personal helmets welcome or one will be provided by Eagle Mount.
  • Must be registered, have a current participant application on file, current medical report on file and current liability release on file. All can be downloaded here or mailed.
  • Our adaptive equipment is not rented out to the public.  It is only used within Eagle Mount’s programming with qualified staff or volunteers.  All participants using Eagle Mount’s adaptive equipment must be properly registered and scheduled in a program session.

Volunteer

  • Ages 16 and up.
  • Ski or Board at an intermediate level (minimum).
  • Have your own transportation to and from the ski hill.
  • Have your own ski equipment.
  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to wear a helmet – personal helmets welcome or one will be provided by Eagle Mount.
  • Must be registered, complete and pass training, have a current volunteer application on file, and pass a background check in order to volunteer with registered participants.

Sign up to help out*

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com 

*If you haven’t every volunteered with us or attended a training, please contact Shelby at 454-1449 so we can pair you up with a seasoned volunteer!

Volunteer Training

  • We will work on setting up more trainings as needed.
  • Please contact Shelby if you would like to volunteer, need training and were unable to get a spot in our February training.
  • These trainings are for our volunteers that support all ski/board participants during the week and during our Sunday sessions.
  • If you are a family member wanting to learn how to ski along with your child or other family member in our program, please contact Shelby and we can set up opportunities for you to ski along side our seasoned volunteers with your skier!
  • Our adaptive equipment is not rented out to the public.  It is only used within Eagle Mount’s programming with qualified staff or volunteers.  All participants using Eagle Mount’s adaptive equipment must be registered and scheduled in a program session.

 


Are coming to town to visit or skiing with your school and need assistance? Download our Destination Skier/PE Assistant ski packet here:  Destination Skiers / PE Student Packet

 

Please call our ski office coordinator, Shelby, at (406) 454-1449 or email [email protected]