Youth Sailing Program Director- Harraseeket Yacht Club

Harraseeket Yacht Club
2 Dixon Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078
United States

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
From $25,000 To $28,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description


Harraseeket Yacht Club - Youth Sailing Program Director

The Harraseeket Yacht Club is seeking a Sailing Director for the 2024 summer season. The youth sailing program fulfills the club's charter to encourage and promote the sport of boating and the science of seamanship and navigation. HYC provides instruction for beginners through those seeking competitive racing for young people ages 5 to 18. HYC is a 250-member volunteer organization located on beautiful Casco Bay, in South Freeport, Maine, 15 miles north of Portland. The salary is competitive, and housing will be provided if needed.

Duties of the Director:

· Assist with pre-season program planning and curriculum development

· Organize hiring, preparation, and assignment of sailing program staff prior to season

· Manage the registration and student placement within the program

· Provide leadership to the club's 7 to 10 Instructors/Junior Instructors

· Plan, manage and oversee the sailing program's daily activities

· Lead instructors and club members in the setup and breakdown of sail and power fleets prior to and following the sailing season

· Oversee maintenance of fleet throughout season

· Coordinate race coaches and parents for transportation to and from regattas and events

· Interact and engage with parents to foster and encourage community involvement

· Liaise with HYC board member sailing program chair

· Ensure the overall safety of sailing program participants and instructors

The Successful Candidate will provide evidence of:

· Current Advanced First Aid including CPR/AED training

· Demonstrated sailing/boating experience

· US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1 or Level 2 Certifications

· Instructional experience with Optis, 420s, and Sonars (or similar)

· Competency in day-to-day sailing and power boat upkeep

· Valid driver’s license and boat trailering experience

· References relating to the above

Respond to HYC Sailing Program Chair:

Mary Hudson
2 Dixon Rd
South Freeport ME 04078
United States

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