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Intro to OAS | New Volunteer Orientation | Bend, OR

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join OAS to learn more and get involved this winter season! In this New Volunteer info session you will learn a little more about the OAS vision and mission, the programs we offer, and how you can get involved this winter to help make the outdoors more inclusive to people with disabilities. This in-person session is recommended for those who live in the Central Oregon region, and are interested in volunteering on our winter programs at Mt Bachelor or Hoodoo…

Intro to Sit Ski Equipment | Classroom Volunteer Training

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In this hands on classroom training, you will get a tour of sit ski equipment, who it's for, what informs equipment choices, and how to help athlete's transfer in the equipment. Instructor: Jared Apjoke, OAS Equipment Manager & Melodie Buell, OAS Training Manager Location: OAS Warehouse | 63025 O.B. Riley Rd, Unit 12 Training Type: In Person Classroom Dates & Time: Wednesday, November 30th | 5:30pm - 7pm Register Here!

young girl skier sitting down on the snow giggling with OAS instructor wearing unicorn laying on snow next to her smiling

Behavior Management 101 | Virtual Classroom Volunteer Training

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Would you like to expand your knowledge about human behavior in the context of skill acquisition? In this interactive session you will learn actionable steps and tools to help keep your student within a learning space. Instructor: Melodie Buell, OAS Training Manager Location: Virtually Via Zoom Training Type: Classroom Dates & Time: Thursday, December 1st | 4pm - 5pm Register Here!

young girl skier sitting down on the snow giggling with OAS instructor wearing unicorn laying on snow next to her smiling

Intro to Visual Impairments & Sight Guiding | Classroom Volunteer Training

December 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you interested in learning more about visual impairments and how to sight guide for someone who is visually impaired or blind? In this classroom training, attendees will learn about variations of visual impairments, methods of VI guiding, and how to guide athletes for OAS Programs. Instructor: Melodie Buell, OAS Training Manager & Kathy Farrell, OAS Instructor Location: OAS Warehouse | 63025 O.B. Riley Rd, Unit 12 Training Type: In Person Classroom Dates & Time: Thursday, December 1st | 5:30pm…

young girl skier sitting down on the snow giggling with OAS instructor wearing unicorn laying on snow next to her smiling

Teaching with Cognitive Diagnosis | Virtual Classroom Volunteer Training

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Would you like to learn more about cognitive diagnosis? how about coaching athletes with a cognitive diagnosis? Are you planning on Volunteering for Ski for Life this season? If you said yes to one or all of these, this 60 minute classroom training is for you. We will introduce common diagnosis, discuss how they may present, and how to create a productive learning environment. All volunteers are welcome to join. Instructor: Melodie Buell, OAS Training Manager Location: Virtually Via Zoom…

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Intro to OAS | New Volunteer Orientation | Ashland, OR

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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One event on January 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Join OAS to learn more and get involved this winter season! In this New Volunteer info session you will learn a little more about the OAS vision and mission, the programs we offer, and how you can get involved this winter to help make the outdoors more inclusive to people with disabilities. This in-person is for those who live in Southern Oregon, and are interested in volunteering on our winter programs at Mt Ashland for the 2023 winter season. All…

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Skills Check & Intro to Assist | Mt Bachelor New Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this on-snow session, new volunteers can expect to complete an on-snow skills check, learn the basics of how to assist on an OAS lesson, what to expect on the day of their assigned lesson, and what OAS expects of them. Both alpine ski and snowboard disciplines are welcome and will be mixed. Location: Sunrise Lodge @ Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-snow, New Volunteer Training Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday, December 12th | 9:00am…

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Intro to Sit Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to assist a sit ski lesson. In this training you will learn how to lift and load a sit ski, how to help someone up from a fall, and how to ski and ride safely within the lesson. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-Snow Dates & Times offered: Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 15th |…

Two Track Ski Equipment

Teaching Beginner Alpine Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to give a beginner alpine lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am -…

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Teaching Beginner Snowboarding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn how to give a beginner snowboarding lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Thursday, December 15th | 10am - 12pm…

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Alpine Tip Tethering | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to Tip Tether an Alpine Skier. Learn what, why, and how this adaptive tool can be used for beginner skiers.  This training is for those who can ski in a wedge, and skid a turn on green and blue terrain, and move around easily on the flats. For snowboarders, you can maintain a heel side edge and ride in both directions on green and blue terrain. Location: Sunrise Lodge…

Sit Ski Refresher | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you a return volunteer on OAS' winter programs? Looking for a reminder on how to follow the most up to date protocols to assist on Sit Ski lessons. This is the training for you. We will quickly review loads and unloads, talk about equipment changes, assisting someone up from a fall, and more. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-Snow Dates & Times offered: Sunday, December 11th | 1pm – 3pm Register Here!

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Skills Check & Intro to Assist | Mt Bachelor New Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this on-snow session, new volunteers can expect to complete an on-snow skills check, learn the basics of how to assist on an OAS lesson, what to expect on the day of their assigned lesson, and what OAS expects of them. Both alpine ski and snowboard disciplines are welcome and will be mixed. Location: Sunrise Lodge @ Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-snow, New Volunteer Training Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday, December 12th | 9:00am…

Snow Slider Adaptive Equipment

Intro to Slider | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to assist a slider lesson. In this training you will learn what a slider is, how to carry the slider, make basic adjustments, and how to safely load and unload the slider on a chair lift. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-snow Dates & Times Offered: Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Thursday, December 15th | 10am - 12pm Register Here!

Two Track Ski Equipment

Teaching Beginner Alpine Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to give a beginner alpine lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am -…

three skiers on the mountain on a beautiful bluebird ski day

Alpine Tip Tethering | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to Tip Tether an Alpine Skier. Learn what, why, and how this adaptive tool can be used for beginner skiers.  This training is for those who can ski in a wedge, and skid a turn on green and blue terrain, and move around easily on the flats. For snowboarders, you can maintain a heel side edge and ride in both directions on green and blue terrain. Location: Sunrise Lodge…

Visually Impaired Skiing

Intro to Alpine VI Guiding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn the basics of how to guide an alpine skier or snowboarder who is blind or visually impaired. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On Snow Dates & Time Offered: Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Tuesday, December 13th | 1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 15th | 1pm - 3pm Register Here!

Two Track Ski Equipment

Teaching Beginner Alpine Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to give a beginner alpine lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am -…

three snowboarders - two volunteers in OAS bibs and one participant doing a classic snowboard bro pose

Teaching Beginner Snowboarding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn how to give a beginner snowboarding lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Thursday, December 15th | 10am - 12pm…

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Alpine Tip Tethering | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to Tip Tether an Alpine Skier. Learn what, why, and how this adaptive tool can be used for beginner skiers.  This training is for those who can ski in a wedge, and skid a turn on green and blue terrain, and move around easily on the flats. For snowboarders, you can maintain a heel side edge and ride in both directions on green and blue terrain. Location: Sunrise Lodge…

three skiers on the mountain on a beautiful bluebird ski day

Skills Check & Intro to Assist | Mt Bachelor New Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this on-snow session, new volunteers can expect to complete an on-snow skills check, learn the basics of how to assist on an OAS lesson, what to expect on the day of their assigned lesson, and what OAS expects of them. Both alpine ski and snowboard disciplines are welcome and will be mixed. Location: Sunrise Lodge @ Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-snow, New Volunteer Training Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday, December 12th | 9:00am…

Visually Impaired Skiing

Intro to Alpine VI Guiding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn the basics of how to guide an alpine skier or snowboarder who is blind or visually impaired. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On Snow Dates & Time Offered: Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Tuesday, December 13th | 1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 15th | 1pm - 3pm Register Here!

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Sit Ski Handling | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Have you been assisting on sit ski lessons for a while? Are you a strong skier or rider? Come learn, or refresh, your sit ski handling skills. This is a hands on introductory level training for volunteers who would like to be able to full assist a bi ski lesson. (Please be sure your loading and unload skills are sharp before attending this training) Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On Snow Dates & Times Offered: Tuesday, December 13th…

Two Track Ski Equipment

Teaching Beginner Alpine Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to give a beginner alpine lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am -…

three snowboarders - two volunteers in OAS bibs and one participant doing a classic snowboard bro pose

Teaching Beginner Snowboarding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn how to give a beginner snowboarding lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Thursday, December 15th | 10am - 12pm…

sit skier buckling herself into the bi ski

Intro to Sit Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to assist a sit ski lesson. In this training you will learn how to lift and load a sit ski, how to help someone up from a fall, and how to ski and ride safely within the lesson. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-Snow Dates & Times offered: Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 15th |…

Visually Impaired Skiing

Intro to Alpine VI Guiding | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow training will learn the basics of how to guide an alpine skier or snowboarder who is blind or visually impaired. Location: Sunrise Lodge, Mt Bachelor Training Type: On Snow Dates & Time Offered: Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am - 12pm Tuesday, December 13th | 1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 15th | 1pm - 3pm Register Here!

Two Track Ski Equipment

Teaching Beginner Alpine Ski | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to give a beginner alpine lesson. We will go from boots to first glides to help create a skill based progression for those coaching our Ski for Life programs. Location: Sunrise Lodge Training Type: On-snow,  Ski for Life Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 1pm - 3pm Monday, December 12th | 10am - 12pm Monday, December 12th | 1pm - 3pm Tuesday, December 13th | 10am -…

three skiers on the mountain on a beautiful bluebird ski day

Alpine Tip Tethering | Bachelor Volunteer Training

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Volunteers who attend this 2 hour, on-snow alpine training will learn how to Tip Tether an Alpine Skier. Learn what, why, and how this adaptive tool can be used for beginner skiers.  This training is for those who can ski in a wedge, and skid a turn on green and blue terrain, and move around easily on the flats. For snowboarders, you can maintain a heel side edge and ride in both directions on green and blue terrain. Location: Sunrise Lodge…

three skiers on the mountain on a beautiful bluebird ski day

Skills Check & Intro to Assist | Mt Bachelor New Volunteer Training

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this on-snow session, new volunteers can expect to complete an on-snow skills check, learn the basics of how to assist on an OAS lesson, what to expect on the day of their assigned lesson, and what OAS expects of them. Both alpine ski and snowboard disciplines are welcome and will be mixed. Location: Sunrise Lodge @ Mt Bachelor Training Type: On-snow, New Volunteer Training Dates & Times:  Sunday, December 11th | 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday, December 12th | 9:00am…

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