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This application must be completed by the Peer Partner Applicant themselves!
Please complete this additional application to become a Peer Partner in the Ski & Snowboard Program. Volunteers accepted into the program will receive notification via email.
*Due to the popularity of this program and the limited number of students - we cannot guarantee placement to all volunteers that apply.
Peer Partners are youth volunteers between the ages of 11 and 16. Peers must be intermediate to advanced skiers or snowboarders. If accepted into the program, Peer Volunteers are paired with a youth participant with a cognitive disability for each of their weekly session lessons.
Peer Partner roles and responsibilities include: modeling good behavior and safe skiing, getting to know the participant, encouraging independence in the participant, and having fun!
Peer Volunteers must commit to accompanying participants on their weekly lessons for the duration of a Session (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday for the morning or afternoon only):
Lesson Times: AM Lessons - 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM. PM Lessons - 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 1: December 8th-17th (2-Week Commitment) - FULL
Session 2: January 5th - February 4th (5-Week Commitment) - FULL
Session 3: March 1st - March 31st (5-Week Commitment)
If accepted into the program, new peers must attend a training.
Session 1 Training: December 2nd - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - FULL
Session 2 Training: December 30th - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 3 Training: February 24th - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Ski & Snowboard Volunteer Coordinator will schedule peer volunteers on a training and send them notification via email. Peers will be assigned to the training for the session they are signed up for. Training takes place at the NAC Mountain Center at Park City Mountain Resort both on snow and indoors. Peers should arrive ready to ski in the appropriate clothing and with their gear ready. A day pass to Park City Mountain Resort is provided to any volunteers who do not already have a pass.
Please note that NAC does not provide ski or snowboard rentals.
What is your parent or guardian's email address?
Peer Partner Application:
What did you enjoy doing? What was a challenge you faced?
Ski & Snowboard Experience:
At this time, we only have room available for Session 3 Peer Partners
What is your day and time preference for volunteering?
More flexibility will increase odds of being matched up with a peer.
*Note that peer volunteers arrive 15 minutes prior to lesson start, 8:45 a.m. or 12:15 p.m.
Lesson start times for participants are 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
National Ability Center
1000 Ability Way
Park City, Utah 84060
Ranch: (435) 649-3991
Mountain Center: (435) 940-1596
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