Newport Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program Director

Newport Yacht Club
110 Long Wharf
Newport, RI 02840
United States

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Job End Date
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Experience Required
Housing Provided
From $25.00 To $27.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


Job Description

The Newport Yacht Club in Newport, Rhode Island is hiring for full-time Junior Sailing Director for our summer 2023 Marine Adventure Camp (MAC).

The Camp provides a unique experience for campers ages 8-15 with an alternative to racing focused programs and is open to Campers with any level of experience or background. The Marine Adventure Camp is a provides a unique alternative to the many racing programs available on Narragansett Bay.

The Marine Adventure Camp is broken into FOUR 2-week full day sessions with a combination of activities that includes introduction to basic sailing skills in dinghies (Optis, 420s,Open BICs, Keel Boats and NYC Member Yachts) to learn concepts like steering, sail positions, and wind awareness. Exposure to beginner marine navigation skills – charts, weather, docking, anchoring. A focus on Marine Education – conservation, local geography, and sustainability.

The Director will lead a team of 6 instructors and will be responsible for the overall day to day operations of the program.  Each session will have 30 - 35 young sailors  

The term of employment will span approximately nine weeks from mid June to late August—which includes a set-up week, eight weeks of instruction, and several days to assist with fleet breakdown. Classes meet daily from 9 am - 4 pm.

Job Requirements
- US Sailing Level One Instructor Certification required by the start of the program.
- CPR/First Aid Certification.
- NSABLA-Approved Safe Boating Certificate (such as RI DEM Safe Boating Certificate or other state issued certification)

If interested and qualified, please forward your resume to
Rudy Borgueta
110 Long Wharf
Newport RI 02840
United States
Newport Yacht Club Michael Barszcz

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