Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra relies on a small group of professional, compassionate staff to administer and execute our programs. We seek a diversity of voices and strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for the following positions:
The Executive Director ensures the continued success, sustainable growth, and efficacy of Disabled
Sports Eastern Sierra, through strategic leadership, program oversight, fundraising, and collaboration with staff, the Board of Directors, and our community of participants, families, and volunteers. The successful candidate will lead and support a dynamic, partially seasonal staff of 20+ to support finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, and administration. With its ability to serve a broad constituency while also filling a need that would otherwise go unmet, DSES is one of the strongest and most widely respected non-profit organizations in California’s Eastern Sierra. This is a unique opportunity for a strong, well-rounded leader who exhibits financial acumen, operational expertise, and the willingness to work closely with a variety of individuals. In collaboration with the Board and staff, and as a steward to the recently finalized Strategic Plan, the right individual will build on the strengths of the past 20 years and explore the future opportunities of this dynamic organization. Full job description here.
Winter Staff Instructor Full/Part Time
We are seeking qualified full and part- time Adaptive Ski/Snowboard Instructors for the 2023/24 winter season! Adaptive Instructors coach guests on a daily basis, as well as assist in instructor training and other areas of our organization. Both full and part-time positions start November 1, 2023 and last through April, 2024. Working as an Adaptive Instructor is fun, challenging and incredibly rewarding all at once! If you want to make a difference in people’s lives, please read the full job description here! To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Mark at CLeonard@disabledsportseasternsierra.org
Adaptive Instructor Internship (Non-Credit)
Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra is offering an internship opportunity for individuals who do not seek university credit but are highly interested in a comprehensive training and certification program towards becoming a certified PSIA-AASI adaptive snowsports instructor. The purpose of the internship is to provide training, experience, and certifications in order to provide interns a fast track to employment in adaptive snowsports instruction. The ideal candidate for this position is highly motivated, compassionate, and interested in working with individuals with disabilities. Little to no experience in snowsports instruction is expected, but the candidate should be interested in pursuing professional growth in the snowsports industry.
This is an unpaid full-time internship that runs from November 1, 2023 until April 30, 2024. Intended outcomes of the internship are earning PSIA-AASI certifications and gaining extensive experience working with and instructing individuals with varying abilities and disabilities. Benefits of the internship include housing, weekly stipend, complimentary skiing and riding at Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain, and PSIA-AASI membership dues and certification fees. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Josh Pighetti, Internship Supervisor, at email@example.com. You may also contact Josh Pighetti for more information on the internship.
Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra seeks a Volunteer Coordinator for our adaptive sports programs at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. The Volunteer Coordinator is the point of contact for all volunteers and coordinates all areas of the DSES volunteer experience, including facilitating volunteer communications, recognition activities, and maintaining accurate volunteer records. The Volunteer Coordinator assists Program Supervisors in coordinating volunteers for camps, daily lessons, events, and training opportunities while supporting logistical needs for operations. Please review the full job description for details. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Info@DisabledSportsEasternSierra.org.
Finance & Administration Director
We are actively seeking a talented Finance & Administration Director to help DSES build community, fitness, and confidence through adaptive mountain sports in California’s Eastern Sierra. As a member of the leadership team, the Finance & Administration Director will play a key role in strategic decision-making and operations as the organization grows to support people pursuing adaptive outdoor recreation in our region. We are looking for a participative manager and who is excited to lead and develop a team to support finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, and administration. Please review the full job description here. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PO Box 7275
Mammoth Lakes, California 93546-7275