Instructor - Sail To Prevail, Disabled Sailing Program

Sail To Prevail
DOCK: Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI 02840
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/5/2024
Job End Date
8/15/2024
Application Closing Date
11/21/2023
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Pay
From $20.00 To $26.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Work a fulfilling job while having the summer of your life in Newport!

Housing possible.
 

Hands-on instruction of children and adults with disabilities, teaching sailing skills and providing sailors with an “on water” experience appropriate to their level of experience, age, and disability.

Provide a meaningful and fun way to increase confidence and self-esteem for individuals with disabilities.

Ensure participant safety.

The philosophy of the program is not to just take participants for a “boat ride”; the philosophy of the program is to have every participant perform individual tasks to the extent possible, so they have a meaningful and positive learning experience, albeit physically, mentally or psychologically.

Job Requirements
-Age 16 or older.
-U.S. Sailing Small Boat Level 1 certified or equivalent, as determined by the organization.
-CPR/First Aid.
-Proven personal experience and achievement in the sport of sailing.
-Preference to those in good physical condition to help transfer individuals with disabilities to and from the boats.
-Ideally, experience with individuals with disabilities.
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Employer
Huck Whittemore
PO Box 1264
Newport RI 02840
United States
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