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Volunteer Policy

VOLUNTEER POLICY
Aspen Skiing Company believes that the health of the communities in which we operate IS critical to
our success. One way we can strengthen local communities is through volunteerism. Volunteering
builds:

  • A cohesive team of employees
  • An ethic of service
  • Measurable and sustainable impact in communities where we live and work
  • Opportunity to develop leadership skills
  • Strengthened relationships with stakeholders (from friends & family to community & business
  • partners)

Policy: Full-time year-round employees are eligible for up to 16 hours per year of paid time for
community service during regularly scheduled work hours. Unused paid time-off for volunteering
cannot be carried over to the next calendar year and is not paid out to the employee upon termination.
Paid volunteer time must be approved in advance by the employee’s supervisor, recognizing that
appropriate staffing for expected business levels is the first priority. ASC reserves the right to defer
volunteering to more convenient times. Employees must report their volunteer hours like they do work
or vacation days, and email [email protected] with hours worked and the name of the
beneficiary.

DEFINITIONS
Volunteer activities are defined as the contribution of uncompensated work done for a public or private
non-profit organization or community group for the benefit of the community, not including service
required through Colorado’s Alternative Sentencing Program.
Examples of typical volunteer activity would be:

  • ASC organized activities (trail building, Habitat for Humanity build days, adopt a family programs)
  • Education-related (tutoring, mentoring, coaching at local schools or after-school programs)
  • Environmental (stream monitoring , data entry for a nonprofit, etc.)
  • Health Work (blood drive, hospital candy-striping, etc.)
  • Human Service (food bank, disaster relief, working with elderly/disabled/homeless populations,
  • etc.)
  • Beautifying the physical space of eligible non-profits (carpentry, landscaping, painting, etc.)
  • Non-Profit Board Stewardship (consulting with and coaching non-profit or community agencies)
  • Cultural (Aspen Music Festival, Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet)