Summer Sailing Coach - Ithaca Yacht Club

Ithaca Yacht Club
1090 Glenwood Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/25/2020
Job End Date
8/21/2020
Application Closing Date
4/30/2020
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Housing Provided
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Ithaca Yacht Club is looking for qualified candidates for our Youth Sailing Program, running for 8 weeks beginning June 29 - August 21.  Our club is located at the southern end of Cayuga Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes in Upstate NY.  Ithaca is also home to Cornell University / Ithaca College and offers robust college town living abustle with activity throughout the summer.  
 
We have 2 fleets of boats including Optimist dinghies and Club 420s, with a few personally owned lasers.  We accommodate between 25-30 kids per week aged 8-17.  The club is fully staffed during the week with waterfront, boating and dining activities.  Sailing instruction takes place Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30 with a lunch break.  We also have a youth race team which travels to neighboring lakes to compete as well as participates in larger regattas in Massachusetts and Ontario.  
 
We will help to secure housing in Collegetown and offer a generous stipend.  
 
Job Requirements
Ideal candidates will enjoy sailing, have a positive spirit and set a good example with children/adolescents/teenagers. Candidates should have a level 1 US Sailing certification or equivalent. References required. Will consider international applicants and help defray visa expenses.
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Sue VanderMeer
1090 Glenwood Road
Ithaca NY 14850
United States

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