Stamford Yacht Club hiring positions: Beginner/Intermediate Instructor, Race Coach, Adventure Coach

Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

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Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
Stamford Yacht Club is currently seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work in our junior program for the 2021 summer season. Coaches will work alongside the head instructor and full-time sailing director. SYC is accepting applications for the following positions:
• Beginner/ Intermediate Opti Instructor
• Opti Race Coach
• Beginner/Intermediate Doublehanded Instructor (Feva/420)
• Recreational sailing coach
• Laser Race Coach
Compensation is competitive and based on experience, certifications and prior work history; Potential end-of-season performance bonus; Private lesson opportunities. Summer housing/boarding is available on premises. 
Stamford Yacht Club has a rich sailing tradition and an active Junior sailing program of approximately 85 children ranging from 6 to 17 years old. Our Opti, Fevas, 420, and Laser teams compete throughout Long Island sound and New England. We offer programs for intermediate and advanced sailors using Hobie Waves, RS Fevas, Ideal 18s as well as big boats. We have a well-maintained fleet of 12 inflatable RIBs and Boston Whalers. 
Job Requirements
A passion for all kinds of sailing; a concern for safety and respect for the water; a maturity and professionalism to work with fellow instructors, staff, parents, and sailors of all ages; an ability to communicate with sailors, their parents, supervisors and club management.
• US Sailing Level 1 or international equivalent required for all positions
• US Sailing Level 2 or international equivalent preferred for all racing positions
• US Safe Power Boating Certification a plus. (course will be offered the spring)
• CT Safe Boating License required. (course will be offered in the spring)
• First Aid and CPR certifications required by US Sailing;
• First-year instructors intending to complete Level 1 and Safe Powerboat Handling certification prior to June 2021 will be considered.
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