In particular, EVRPD seeks instructors for:
- lifelong learning classes (i.e., history, geography, literature, music, gardening, cooking, computers, astronomy, etc.)
- art classes (i.e., photography, soap/candle making, painting, illustration, pottery, quilting, etc.)
- health and wellness (i.e., manicure/pedicure, massage, meal planning, etc.).
- financial classes (i.e., estate planning, home buying, retirement planning, etc.)
- early learning (i.e., Lego time, intro to music, arts and crafts, dance, intro to careers, themed fun time, outer space, etc.)
- young adult programming (i.e., cheerleading, robotics, engineering, college prep, etc.)
- general interest classes (i.e., ballroom dancing, dog obedience, foreign languages, blogging, social media, etc.)
- outdoor education (i.e., mountain biking, nature, birds, bugs, animals, etc.)
EVRPD will utilize independent contract instructors to provide recreational services designed for preschoolers, school-age children, teens, adults, seniors, and families. Applicants should have strong teaching skills, a positive and upbeat demeanor, have excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, and demonstrate a desire to develop and promote their program.
The Estes Valley Community Center offers a well-organized, modern facility with a classroom and multipurpose room—both equipped with modern AV equipment—as well as a multi-court gymnasium, two pools and two fitness rooms. A van is also available for field-based programs.
“We want you to come teach with us,” said Teresa Jackson, Manager of Community Center Operations for EVRPD. “If you have extensive knowledge or skill in a particular subject matter on any topic or activity, we welcome you to submit a proposal.”
Interested individuals wishing to instruct a class must complete and submit a program proposal to be considered. Program proposals will be accepted through August 31, 2018. Please visit evrpd.com/instructor or call 970-586-8191 for information about how to apply.