Youth Enrichment Services

Downhill Ski and Snowboard Volunteers

Applications for Operations SnowSports Volunteers are now open. Click here to apply for this season!

Below is a description of the volunteer roles for the Operation SnowSports Down Hill Program. Contact Ethan George, Volunteer and Adventure Programs Manager, at [email protected] with questions.

Down Hill Volunteer Commitment:

  • Mandatory Training and Orientation
  • 3 or more Saturday or Sunday trips from January to March
  • Work in the YES Ski Rental Shop 3 times per month

Ski and Snowboard Coaches: (Adults 18+) Snow sport enthusiasts who want to teach Boston youth how to ski or snowboard on three or more trips.

YETTI Ski and Snowboard Coaches: (Adults 18+) Snow sport enthusiasts who want to teach the same group of skiers and snowboarders all winter long on four predetermined trip days.

Learn and Teach Volunteers: (Adults 18+) Beginners who want to role model for youth, support coaches with behavior management, boost young people’s confidence and learn the sport with the kids. This role aims to engage 90% people of color.

Activity Captains:  Adults (21+) with large group (45-55 people) leadership skills. Duties include supervising the pre and post-trip responsibilities at YES, acting as the YES liaison with ski patrol and mountain staff, problem solving and group management.

Emergency Vehicle Drivers: Adults (21+) with clean driving records willing to drive a YES vehicle to and from mountain destinations in NH, VT, ME, and MA,  act as the YES point person during medical emergencies and transport youth and adults as needed.