Junior Sailing Instructor

North Flathead Yacht Club
PO Box 208
Somers, MT 59932
United States

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Summer Only
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Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description


Junior Sailing Instructor

North Flathead Yacht Club - Somers, Montana

Position runs from 6/17/24 - 8/23/24

North Flathead Yacht Club is seeking an individual to fill the position of Junior Sailing Instructor for the summer 2024 season. The position runs from June 15 - August 23 and the pay is depending on experience.

North Flathead Yacht Club is located in beautiful Somers, Montana. Flathead Lake has a rich tradition in sailing and is nestled in the mountains near Glacier National Park. If you are active and enjoy the outdoors, this is a great place to spend the summer. The position provides plenty of free time to explore and enjoy the area. Come live on the lake and enjoy what Montana has to offer!

Duties include

  • Teaching sailing classes to groups of youth from ages 8-17

  • Maintain the club boats and equipment used by the Junior Sailing Program

  • Foster inclusive environment where junior sailors are physically and emotionally safe

  • Instruct the sailors on proper boat maintenance

  • Monitor weather conditions and teach the junior sailors about the weather conditions in relation to sailing and safety

A candidate for this job should be self-motivated, possess problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions freely. Instructor must be able to adapt teaching methods and style to participants’ needs both on and off the water.

Job Requirements
Job Requirements:

Current CPR/First Aid Certification

US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat instructor Certification

Competent power boat skills including docking, anchoring and boat safety

Familiarity with sailboat racing according to the current US Racing Rules of Sailing

Committed to teaching safety, fun, and learning in a boating environment

Attention to detail, organized and punctual

Available to work Monday-Friday June 17-August 23, 2024 and Saturday July, 20th (Regatta)

Able to lift 50 lbs.

Position subject to applicant’s ability to pass a background check

Brian Lockwood
PO Box 208
Somers MT 59932
United States

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