Equal Opportunity Employment – Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining the hiring practices and work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regard to any term or condition of employment.
What We Offer
Higher Ground offers seasonal internship opportunities across all our programming areas. If interested in therapeutic recreation, group and individual therapeutic methods, working with individuals with disabilities, or the nonprofit sphere, this organization will provide a unique environment to develop your skills.
The ideal intern candidate will have experience in some of the following: skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, rafting, cycling, fishing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, swimming, and rock climbing.
We are seeking individuals who are highly motivated, organized, and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. There are plenty of opportunities to help others within Higher Ground. For those who are pursuing their therapeutic recreation degree, we follow the ATRA standards of practice and NCTRC internship guidelines.
Winter/Spring – September 15
Summer – January 15
Fall (occasionally offered) – March 30
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but must be received by the deadline for the timeframe of interest. Exceptions to the typical internship timeframe will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please be clear about your preferred timeframe in your letter of interest.
If you are interested in interning with Higher Ground Please fill out an online application and email your letter of interest and resume to Kirstin Emerson, being sure to specify in which program you are most interested.
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For additional information about an internship with Higher Ground Adaptive program in the winter please view our
Winter Adaptive Internship Fact Sheet
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