volunteers in group photo with adult bi-skier

As an all volunteer Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) ski school, volunteers are at the heart of the organization. Volunteers do the administration, training, teaching, and fundraising for the organization.  If you are interested in volunteering and would like to share your love of skiing and snowboarding with others, please contact us for more info and to be added to our volunteer email list

Season teaching schedule  

Don’t have time to volunteer? Please consider donating

About Volunteering

SEWASP is always looking for dedicated volunteer instructors and community volunteers for the ski and snowboard season.  

Dry-land clinics are held Thursday evenings in October/November. On-snow clinics are held in December. Lessons occur on primarily on Thursday afternoons & evenings and some Saturday mornings, and begin the first or second Thursday after New Years. Please contact us if you are interested.

Applying to Be a Volunteer

Ideally, volunteers should apply in September or October.

Download 2023-2024 volunteer application as a PDF

Application notes:

  • original completed application must be submitted by mail or turned in at an in-person training.
  • Forms must be completed in blue or black ink.
  • Background checks are required annually.

Volunteer Training

SEWASP offers on and off hill training related to adaptive ski and snowboard instruction, adaptive equipment, and disability for volunteers.

Dryland Training: We will be holding 3 sessions this season on Thursdays 6:30 – 9:00pm at Alpine Valley Resort, East Troy (room TBD)

  • Thursday, November 2, 2023 (new volunteers strongly encouraged to attend to receive the Volunteer Handbook and get an overview of the program)
  • Thursday, November 9, 2023
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023

On-Snow Training: (Alpine Valley Resort) 6:30 – 10:00pm: 

  • Thursday, November 30, 2023
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023

Season schedule

Participant and Volunteer Banquet – Thursday, March 14th, 2024 at Alpine Valley 6:00p-9:00p