Summer Sailing Instructor!

Downtown Sailing Center
1425 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
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Housing Provided
From $17.00 To $21.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
Center Overview:

The Downtown Sailing Center (DSC) is an award-winning, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) community sailing center offering sailing instruction and access to sailing to the greater Baltimore community since 1994.

The DSC is a certified Community Sailing Center and accredited Sailing School through US Sailing, the national governing body of sailing. The DSC was recognized by US Sailing as the Outstanding New Program in 1997, Outstanding Seasonal Program in 1999 and Outstanding Community Program in 2012. In 2017, our former Executive Director, Lynn Handy, was awarded US Sailing's Virginia Long award for her efforts to improve sailing education at the national level.

The Downtown Sailing Center programs are available to the entire community. For adults, we offer adult education including accessible sailing; recreational sailing open sails; Thursday Night Racing and cruising. For youth, we offer summer camp, community programming that includes STEM curricula, literacy education, and Sailing Instructor Certification.

Position: Summer Sailing Instructors

Are you passionate about sailing and inspiring the next generation of sailors? Downtown Sailing Center wants you for our 2024 Sailing Instructor Team!

Located in the vibrant heart of Baltimore at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, we're within easy reach of Downtown, Federal Hill, South Baltimore, Riverside, and Locust Point neighborhoods. Our mission? To make sailing accessible to all!

Positions Available:

  • Head Instructor

  • 6 Instructors

About the Job:

  • Full-time positions for the entire sailing season

  • Monday to Friday sailing camps for beginner and intermediate students from June 10 to August 23, 2024

  • Operate 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday)

  • Flexible summer schedule to fit your availability

  • Paid orientation week: June 10-14th

  • Pay starts at $17/hour, $19/hour for additional experience, Lead Instructors earn $21/hour

What We Offer:

  • Basic keelboat certification, CPR, and First Aid training provided by DSC

  • Opportunity to hone sailing skills, communication, teamwork, leadership, time management, and advocacy

  • Instruction on J22s and Sonars, ensuring diverse experience

  • Fun, engaging environment fostering teamwork, independence, and a love for sailing

How to Apply:

Interested? Send your resume to Emma Rosenbaum at

Learn More:

Visit our website at for more information about our program.

At Downtown Sailing Center, we're dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences on the water. Join us in shaping the next generation of sailors and making waves in Baltimore's Inner Harbor!

Emma Rosenbaum
1425 Key Hwy
Baltimore 21230
United States
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