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    Are you a paddling, skateboarding, snowboarding or surfing enthusiast with a passion to teach young girls your sport but also facilitate body positive conversations and be part of the Girls on Boards mission to empower our future through recreation and vulnerable conversations?

     

     

     

  • Girls on Boards™ Licensed Provider Program

    WE WILL BE RUNNING OUR SECOND GIRLS ON BOARDS LICENSED PROVIDER TRAINING IN WINTER 2020-2021

    CERTIFICATION GIVEN BASED ON MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2020

    Learn how offering our Body Positive Paddling Programs will enhance your SUP business and increase your community impact.
     

    Mission: At Girls On Boards, it is our mission to empower youth to love their bodies, trust their core and feel their power.

    Our goal with the Licensed Provider Program is to build a network of providers of Recreation Empowerment Programs, using the power of immersive recreational experiences infused with vulnerable, body positive conversations to create a positive impact on the mental and physical health of youth in our community.

     

     

    Guiding Principles: Safety, Respect, Fun

    Modules:

     

    1. Mission, Impact, Finding YOUR Why
    2. Basic Program Process and Facilitating Skills
    3. Program Administration, Marketing and Growth.
    4. Funding, Grants, Partnerships and Business Practices
    5. Practical Application, Putting it all together: Creating YOUR Plan and 1st year Goals.
    6. Final Test: Written Exam, Practical Exam (Online mock event group facilitation)

     

    Certification Requirements (for Stand Up Paddle Program Leaders):

    *different requirements for skateboarding and snowboarding leaders!

    • SUP Advanced Flatwater Instructor Certification (Paddle Canada or Equivalent)

    • Marine First Aid or Life Guard First Aid Certification

    • Level 3: Vulnerable Sector Police Check or equivalent: This check is for applicants seeking employment and/or volunteering in a position of authority or trust relative to vulnerable persons.

    • Proof of active Insurance for taking the public out on paddle boards.

    • Copy of your Waiver form and confirmation of waiver process.

    • Completion of all Modules and must pass final test and practical exam. Final approval by certified instructor.

    ONGOING Support For Licensed Providers:

     

    • Monthly providers support calls.

    • Grant resources page and personalization help if needed. If we can help you get local funding to run programs, we will do all we can!

    • Licensed Provider Logo and Certification seal to share on your website and marketing.

    • Your GIRLS ON BOARDS events listed on our site, help with setup on Peek.com if you want to use that platform to share your events.

    • Yearly recertification with confirmation of all required certifications and documents.

    *Your Licensed Provider Standing will be revoked immediately if you are not meeting all requirements of safety and respect.

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