When the national sport is ice hockey, it is no wonder that the citizens of Canada live for the speed and the snow. The country is known for its phenomenal snow guarantee, powder, sweet and friendly people, and a nature that is incomparable.
Here at Snowminds we have years of experience in arranging ski seasons in Canada. We know the country and the ski destinations like the back of our pockets and we know what it takes for your ski season in Canada to live up to your expectations 100%. If you are already a certified ski or snowboard instructor, then we will help you arrange the perfect season in Canada.
Canada is one of the places that people rush too, in order to live out their lifelong powder dreams. When you go on a season as a ski or snowboard instructor in Canada, you get the opportunity to experience a unique culture as well as mountains that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
The mountains can be explored by ski, snowboard, snow scooter, snow shoes or with a helicopter and it’s often with the locals leading the way. Their main focus is to give you a give experience, whether its daily training, pancake breakfast or a weekly Karaoke night. Yeap, Canada is amazing and we guarantee that you will go home after winter feeling like you are leaving a new family and a magical place.
The season typically goes from November to April, afterwards you have the opportunity to travel around Canada and USA, or even go together with some other Snowminds instructors and join our legendary end of season trip in Hawaii or something completely different. The possibilities are endless and our experienced staff help you create a trip that makes sure that you get the absolute best out of your winter season with Snowminds in Canada.
This experience is for you if you are who is already a certified ski and/or snowboard instructor and ideally have teaching experience. We arrange your whole winter season and help you find a job in a Canadian ski school, accommodation, lift card, visa, bank, and anything else you might need. We can also help you order flights and other transportation, arrange further education in your season or guide you through the opportunities for traveling around after your season.
The travel includes:
Additionally, at extra cost, we can help with:
In most resorts, there will also be a level 1 Snowminds instructor course running at the start of the season. In these cases, there may be opportunities for you to fly early to Canada and join:
If you have an interest in this please contact us directly.
What is not included?
*Accommodation and season lift pass may be conditional on you keeping your job at the ski school. Monthly rent is not included.
**Payment for accommodation will be charged for the entire season prior to departure.
Here at Snowminds, we take pride in choosing the right people to become part of our team of experienced ski and snowboard instructors. We are renowned amongst the ski schools for educating and recruiting competent, energetic and top motivated ski- and snowboard instructors.
What we expect from you:
When you have submitted your application we will invite you to an interview, here we will advise you about your opportunities and evaluate whether or not we can offer you a spot on the team. Should you be among the lucky ones, the next step will be a personal job interview with our partner ski school.
There is great interest in this experience and therefore available positions fill-up quickly. Therefore, we operate on a “first come – first served” principle, where we have an application deadline every month. This means the earlier you apply, the greater your chances are to join the team and get a job at your dream destination.
In Canada, it is especially important to contact us as soon as possible since there may be limited visas available for your country. Contact us for more information.
NOTE: If you wish to become a qualified ski or snowboard instructor so you can work in Canada then read all about this on this page: Become a qualified instructor in Canada with Snowminds
*If you don’t have any teaching experience, please reach out to us and we will do our best to help you.
Season in Canada (For qualified instructors)
From November/December and forward
€200 (1. deposit)
Got questions? Call us!