Open VTC Positions

VTC is structured as a national commission within the NSS, tasked with overseeing vertical training of interested cavers within the US. To do this, the VTC helps define the vertical competencies and educational materials needed to train interested cavers through grottos, regional and national events. To do this, VTC is structured with a Board of Regional Coordinators and Curriculum Committee, and we welcome any nominations or self-nominations to serve in these positions, please fill out an application.

Apply for Board Positions

VTC aims to train cavers at the grotto level, and we will be seeking individuals to serve as future trainers. The following positions are available:

Trainer

Open to any individual who wishes to train others in vertical techniques through grottos and other internal NSS organizations. Individuals wishing to serve as a trainer should be vertical cavers who have previously taken VTC curricula or demonstrate the minimum skills and have have a previous record of teaching vertical techniques, and complete the VTC trainer course. Please provide your information below.

Master Trainers

Individuals who wish to train-the-trainers will be vertical cavers who have previously taken VTC curricula or demonstrate the minimum vertical skills to demonstrate a good insight on handling various situations and problems, as well as complete the Master Trainer course. Please provide your information in the application at the link below.