Summer Camp Instructor

Austin Yacht Club
5906 Beacon Drive
Austin, TX 78734
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided

Job Description
The responsibilities will include:
- Assisting the AYC Staff and Youth Sailing Director in maintaining a camp that meets the standards outlined by AYC
- Providing safe, consistent, and quality instruction
- Leading, managing, and supporting all other instructors and delegating responsibilities
- Leading and/or assisting all on-the-water and land activities
- Ensuring campers are always accounted for at the waterfront and club facilities
- Maintaining equipment and facilities
- Reporting any issues to the Youth Sailing Director
- Passionate about sailing, and specifically, teaching sailing
- Strong staff management
- Provide a safe learning environment both on and off the water
- Approachable and friendly with ability to relate to children, teenagers, and parents
- General knowledge of all types of boats and sailing: dinghy and big boat, racing and cruising
Session dates:
Staff Training: June 2-3
June 6-10
June 13-17
June 20-24
June 27-July 1
July 11-15
July 18-22
July 25-29 
Job Requirements
- US Sailing Level I, II, or III Certification
- Must be completed by June 2, 2022
- Including valid CPR/First Aid, SafeSport, and NASBLA Certification
- Experience in sailing instruction for ages 8-16
- High proficiency operating powerboats around dinghies and people in the water
- Sailing experience including rigging, tuning, maintenance, and basic repair
- Ability to perform necessary functions under stressful, emergent, or crisis situations
- Pass a background check
Emily Verdoia
5906 Beacon Drive
Austin TX 78734
United States

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