Student Employment – Cross Country Ski Instructors


Two part-time Instructors are being sought to provide instruction and to manage and maintain equipment for a four week learn-to-ski opportunity in February and March 2016. The program will run from 4:00-6:30 pm Wednesday evenings. Equipment will be supplied and Instructors will provide basic instruction and monitor equipment. Instruction will take place on both Seaview and Lingan Golf Courses in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The target population is grade four students and their families.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability with adults and children from the target population.
  • NCCP Coaching Certification for cross country skiing or equivalent experience. The certification or experience should be equivalent to the Introduction to Community Coaching or Community Coaching level.
  • Training or certification in the Canadian Sport for Life – Long term Athlete Development Model.
  • Previous experience as a participant volunteer or leader in the Cross Country Canada, Bunnyrabbit, Jackrabbit, Track Attack or Racing Rocks Program.
  • Knowledge and experience with cross country ski maintenance and preparation.

Rate of pay – $12.80/hour

Application Details

Qualified candidates should send:

  • a letter of application;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three references


Human Resources Department
Cape Breton University
PO Box 5300, Sydney, NS B1P 6L2
Office – CE329
Email –

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. February 3, 2016 (pdf format preferred).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University
Human Resources Dept.
P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS B1P 6L2 Website: