Skating School Department

City Ice Pavilion Skating School Assistant
This position is volunteer, but compensated with free ice time (Freestyle and Public) and tons of learning experiences. Applicants should have a desire to coach skating in their future. Most of our coaches have at least 5 years of experience coaching, so getting additional experience will greatly help in their coaching career at CIP and beyond.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
– Post class dots on rink wall
– Help kids getting on or off the ice
– Jump in to help with stragglers in Snowplow Sam 1-4 or Basic 1
– Assist beginner students in need of extra help within their groups
– Tie skates off the ice (only as needed)

Skills and requirements:
– Must able to skate and provide own skates.
– Must possess positive attitude, common sense, and strong communication skills
– Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
– Prefer First Aid/ CPR certification.
– Prefer experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.

City Ice Figure Skating and Hockey Camp Counselors
Seeking experienced and kid-friendly camp counselors
20-40 hours per week during summer and 4+ hours per week during school year.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Arrive prepared and on time.
-Organize and lead a variety of group activities each week. Activities may include crafts, songs, games, etc.
-Practice role model appropriate behavior.
-Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
-Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
-Communicate with parents about camper’s experiences and report concerns to Skating Director.
-Assist in maintaining accurate program records, including incident report and daily attendance.
-Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
-Must notify Skating Director regarding absences and responsible for obtaining substitutes, as needed.

Skills and Requirements
-Must able to skate and provide own skates.
-Upon hire, completion of First Aid/ CPR certification.
-Prefer experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.
-Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement camper activities.
-Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision during weekends and holidays, as needed.
-Must possess positive attitude, common sense, and be open to feedback.
-Strong organizational and communication skills.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other counselors, instructors, Skating Director, and parents.

To apply please e-mail Claire at skateschool@cityicepavilion.com with the following:

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Figure Skating and Hockey Coaches
Seeking smart, kid-friendly, and skilled figure skating and hockey coaches.
2-5 hours per week, depending on schedule
$30+/hr

Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Arriving prepared and on time.
-Provide ice skating instruction to youth according to the United States Figure Skating Associations Basic Skills program format.
-Instruct students in elements of class level. Make every effort to cover all elements of the level.
-Assist Skating Supervisor with determining student placement and class combinations.
-Evaluate students on the testing day of class and complete forms required by the program.
-Assisting participants in their activities and provide support and extra direction as requested by the Skating Supervisor.
-Encourage appropriate behavior of students.
-May be required to select music and choreograph a program for the class to perform during year-end Ice Show or other special event.
-Practice role model appropriate behavior.
-Must notify skating supervisors regarding absences and responsible for obtaining substitutes as needed.

Skills and Requirements
-Must provide own skates, insurance, and memberships/certifications (including USFSA or US Hockey and First Aid/CPR)
-Must have been a skating assistant for at least 1 year.
-Dependable, punctual, detail-oriented, energetic, and fun
-Ability to work alone or in teams, weekends, holidays as needed.
-Must like working with children.
-Must possess maturity and sound judgment.
-Knowledge of United States Figure Skating Associations Basic Skills program format
-Knowledge of generally accepted teaching techniques
-Skill in managing large groups of skaters (i.e. youth / mixed ages).
-Ability to establish and maintaining effective working relationships with other instructors, Skating Director, and parents.

To apply please e-mail Claire at skateschool@cityicepavilion.com with the following:
Availability starting in September and on, for Wednesday & Friday evenings, Saturday & Sunday mornings/afternoons, and otherwise
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