School Ski Instructors Needed (2018/19)!

Are you interested in getting kids (age 6-18) outside and inspired in the snow? Do you have a flexible schedule that can accomodate working part time (1-5 times per week, 2-4 hours per day) as a School Ski coach here at Otway? 

Needed: Responsible men and women age 16+ who have XC skiing experience (classic technique) and love kids.

Training: Must be NCCP ICC and CC certified (courses available at Otway).  You will also shadow an experienced coach before you take a class out on your own.

School Ski Coaches are paid for instructional and prep time with the children.

Want to know more?  Contact Carolyn 250 564 3809 or email: 

CANSI Level 1 - Introduction to Ski Instruction (2 days)  

CANSI Level 1 instructors are taught an introduction to ski instruction in the fundamental techniques of both classic and skate skiing. Once they have passed the course they are certified to teach novice skiers. This national designation is needed before an instructor can teach with the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club Ski School. Contact Carolyn if you need more details.  

CANSI Level 1 – Recertification 

Recertification is required a minimum of once every three years. You are reminded that in order to teach as part of the CNSC Ski School and be covered by our insurance, your CANSI courses/fees must be kept up to date. If you are unsure as to the status of your CANSI membership, please visit the CANSI website at or contact Pacific CANSI office at and ask for an update on your status. 


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