Sailing Specialist

American Youth Foundation - Merrowvista
147 Canaan Rd
Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Police Background Check
From $2,835
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
We are looking to hire an enthusiastic person with teaching or coaching experience to lead the instruction of sailing activities on our waterfront. Lessons are for beginner sailors, ages 8-14 who are participating in our Youth Development camp program throughout the summer. Live on our beautiful site on Dan Hole Pond in the Ossipee Mountains, join a community of dedicated youth professionals, and be an integral part of the waterfront team that creates a safe place where children discover and explore their "best self". Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Responsible for riggings boats and assisting with waterfront set-up
-Repair & maintain fleet of sailboats (Pintail, Fishercat, and Rebel, Laser I & Laser II)
-Set-up moorings & boat docking area
-Teach beginning and intermediate sailing classes.
-Be knowledgeable of various kinds of boat rescue (windsurfers, canoes, sailboats) and use the motorboat for rescues when appropriate.
-Assist in general waterfront maintenance
-Create a schedule for sailing camp and instruct campers
-Serve as a member of the waterfront team, assisting with safety orientation, lifeguarding duties, and planning of waterfront events such as the water carnival
-Be available to teach sailing during village time, and assist with other waterfront needs during this time
-Serve as a free-time boat guard as needed
Job Requirements
Essential Functions:
-Ability to respond to and direct groups of kids and/or staff in an emergency
-Must be able to lift up to 45lbs.
-Ability to navigate hilly rooted camp terrain

-At least 18 years of age
-Experience sailing Laser I and II boats, instructional experience preferred
-Current Lifeguard certification (available free during staff training)
Employer Contact Information
American Youth Foundation - Merrowvista
Shelby Witheford
147 Canaan Rd
Center Tuftonboro NH 03816
United States
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