Kids Set Sail Instructor Position, 2017 (Applicants required to be age 18+)

DC Sail is seeking enthusiastic sailors to become Instructors for our popular Kids Set Sail summer day camp in 2017. This is a great summer job for someone who loves sailing & wants to make a difference in the lives of local youth.  KSS is a wonderful way to enjoy the DC summer season while keeping cool on the water!

Title: Kids Set Sail Instructor

Location: The Gangplank Marina, 600 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 AM – 4 PM / June 19 - August 18

Supervises: Children ages 7-14

Wage:  Depending on experience level

Purpose:

This program offers a week long camp intended for children ages 7-14 where they learn the basics of sailing in a fun environment. Kids Set Sail aims to introduce students to the waterways of Washington, DC through the sport of sailing.

General Description:

An Instructor is required to instruct and supervise campers on small boat sailing in the Washington Channel. Sailors will spend a large portion of the day on boats for hands on practice. Throughout the day they will practice drills, play games, and learn maritime lessons both on and off the water. Responsibilities include preparing for and conducting camp lessons, providing a safe and fun environment for learning, giving constructive feedback to sailors....and most importantly, HAVE FUN!

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Flying Scot, FJ, General Sailing Experience
  • Experience working with youth

Preferred Requirements:

  • US Sailing Level 1 Certification
  • US Sailing Safe Power Boating
Those interested should email resume and references to Brian McNally, bmcnally@dcsail.org.

No phone calls please.



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