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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 12:03 AM


Job Description:
Description of Company

Adaptive Adventures provides progressive outdoor sports opportunities to improve quality of life for youth, adults and veterans with physical disabilities. Our core sports include skiing, cycling, kayaking and paddle boarding, sailing, climbing, dragon boat racing, waterskiing and wakeboarding, with additional opportunities in scuba and whitewater rafting.

Summary of Duties

Reporting to the Adaptive Sports Lead and the Executive Director, the Program Staff is responsible for planning, execution and reporting on adaptive sport programs resulting in the delivery of consistent, high quality programming experiences. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of programs for participants with physical disabilities, families, volunteers, donors, community members and other public and private adaptive organizations.

Areas of Responsibility
Key Responsibilities

Program Planning and Operations

• Collaborates with Adaptive Sports Lead and fellow Program Staff on establishing program specific goals and objectives; including identifying, developing and implementing program opportunities.

• Works with Adaptive Sports Lead, Program Staff and ED to determine necessary resources including operating budgets, contract labor resources, program supplies, venue, participant marketing and volunteers.

• Implements Adaptive Adventures program delivery procedures at all events as detailed in the pre-event, event delivery and post-event procedures.

• Responsible for compliance with budget expenditures, expense documentation and receipts.

• Identifies and cultivates volunteers to successfully meet needs of the program.

• Assists in provision of appropriate training to all program volunteers and interns.

• Ensures programs are delivered effectively to all participants.

• Assists Adaptive Sports Lead and Program Staff in program planning process including calendar postings, volunteer recruitment, equipment loading, participant recruitment, communication with partner staff and venue set up.

• Assists Adaptive Sports Lead and Program Staff in program delivery including registration, risk management and safety, volunteer management, adaptive sport delivery and venue tear down.

• Assists Adaptive Sports Lead and Program Staff in post-event duties including storage and unloading of equipment, data entry, reporting and follow up with participants, volunteers and other community members as necessary.

• Implements appropriate safety and risk management protocols as related to specific program.

• Ensures all essential program equipment is available and in good working order for events. This includes securing additional equipment when necessary, maintenance and repair of equipment.

• Works with other staff and business partners to develop and implement collaborative programming efforts and assists in the organization's fundraising efforts.

• Actively recruits participants for programs utilizing all of the resources available, human and technological, to maximize event participation.

• Provides direct client services, support and instruction in all programs as needed.

• Works cohesively with the Adaptive Adventures Team to contribute to a dynamic work environment and exceptional program delivery.

• Follows policies and procedures as defined by Adaptive Adventures manuals.

• Reports concerns and issues directly to supervisor.

• Engages in all other duties as assigned.

Substantial knowledge and experience in adaptive sports and recreation or relevant education/work experience.
Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of adaptive programming, disability awareness and sport specific skills.
Strong organizational, management and leadership skills with the ability to prioritize projects enhancing work flow using independent judgment in making decisions that affect day to day operations of Adaptive Adventures.
Has the ability to work with a variety of different people including potential sponsors, event managers, volunteers, participants with special needs, Board of Directors and program staff.
How To Apply
To apply please send resume to Please include your cover letter in the body of your email. In the subject line, you must put the title of the job to which you are applying. This information is critical. In your cover letter tell us why you want to work for AdaptiveAdventures and please tell us about your favorite adventure!

• Location: Ft Collins

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