Fall Sailing Instructor

Onset Bay Center
186 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02558
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes CORI check
Housing Provided
From $15.00 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

The Onset Bay Center seeks an energetic and responsible individual to provide sailing instruction for our fall afterschool and family programs in Wareham, MA. The season consists of weekly instructional sessions for youth and families over the span of six weeks based out of the newly constructed Onset Bay Center. Courses offered will be Intro to Sailing Optis- Ages 8-12; Intro to Sailing RS Quests and Jr. Instructing- Ages 13+; Intro to Family Sailing; and Family First Sail. Sailing Instructors will provide lessons to the participants in the afternoon, evenings, and on Saturdays.


Sailing Instructors will work as a team under the guidance of the OBC Director. The responsibilities of the Sailing Instructor include, but are not limited to, the following:


·         Implement daily lesson plans and course setting based on participants’ abilities and ages.

·         Assist with check-in/out of participants.

·         Instruct participants in sailing, seamanship, and maritime skills.

·         Lead by example as a role model who sets the tone for positive youth development.

·  Maintain close communication with group leaders to ensure smooth program operations.

·         Create a safe, comfortable and friendly environment.

·      Deliver and maintain the three goals of OBC Programming, in order of priority: no one gets hurt, everyone has a positive life experience, develop skills and knowledge.

·         Ensure a safe environment for all on-the-water and on-shore activities.

·         Management and care of program equipment and supplies.



Detailed schedule will be discussed with the Program Manager. Staff Training will occur on the afternoons of 9/8/2020 to 9/10/2020. Programming runs from 9/14/2020 to 10/30/2020.

Job Requirements

- US Sailing Level 1 Certification preferred.

- Current First Aid and CPR certificates will be needed prior to program start.

·- Comfort with, and an excitement for, outdoor activities, including swimming, paddling, , etc. in various weather conditions.

- Experience in sailing instruction, general education, or youth programming preferred.

- Strong communications skills including comfort with learners of all ages and strong oral communication & interpersonal skills.

- CORI check required.

Katherine Garofoli
186 Onset Ave
Onset MA 02740
United States

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