NorAm Finals | VOLUNTEER INFORMATION


Volunteer Dates – April 5 - 16, 2021

We are looking for volunteer support during the NorAm Finals taking place at Aspen Highlands, April 5-16, 202. Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) will be managing the volunteer program for the event in partnership with U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) and Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club (AVSC). Please read the information below and fill out the online volunteer application if you would like to get involved.

Work Times – 7am to 3pm (may vary depending on the assigned position and weather conditions)

Location – The NorAm Finals will take place on Aspen Highlands within the AVSC’s Stapleton Training Center on Golden Horn and Thunderbowl trails.


VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONS



Race Course Crew
Assist with on hill duties including setting up, maintaining and breaking down the race venue. Responsibilities may include skiing with equipment or tools, some lifting, putting up fences, fixing gate panels and shoveling or raking snow. Must be able to ski at an advanced level and willing to be outdoors for most of the day doing physical work. No snowboarders for safety reasons.

Gate Judging
Stand on the side of the race course and determine whether a competitor has passed through a series of gates correctly, has committed a “fault”, or has been obstructed. Decisions must be prompt, consistent, and properly documented. Must have good eyesight, be able to read and write legibly and ski at an advanced level. A 15 minute video training session will be required before first day of work.

Security

Check access credentials of athletes, support staff, media and guests in various areas around the venue. Assist with crowd control near the finish corrals.

Runner
Help distribute supplies to various areas around the venue. Requires the ability to carry up to 25lbs while skiing. Must be able to ski at an expert level.

Scoreboard Attendant
Write down the times of each athlete during the race.

Anti-Doping Control
Assist the doping control staff by escorting selected athletes to the drug testing area. Since training is necessary on your first day a multi-day commitment may be required. This will be determined when the Anti-Doping schedule is released closer to the event.

Reach out to Aspen Snowmass Events with any questions.