Job Description: To plan, direct, and supervise specified Sailing program.
Location: Amesbury Recreation, City of Amesbury, Camp Kent Nature Center
Position Title:Sailing Summer Program Director
Salary: $20-25/hr with experience
Description: To teach the fundamentals of basic sailing, water and boating safety, sailboat rigging, reading wind direction, knot tying, charts, seaman and navigation skills to grades 4 -9. Responsible for boat preparation and maintenance. Use of brand new Pico laser performance sailboats for beginners.
Dates of employment: July and August 2018, some pre and post work required
At least 5 years sailing experience on Pico laser or Sunfish sailboat (or similar craft)
College studies in Recreation or related child specific field
Ability to supervise staff and child program participants
Ability to design, schedule, plan, and organize daily program responsibilities, including boat requirements for the Sunfish sailboat
Ø Supervise and monitor the performance of the counselors in training
Ø Preparation of necessary program materials/handouts, incident reports etc.
Ø Responsibility for cleaning and putting away all boats at end of season
Ø Inventorying and requisitioning necessary supplies
Ø Ensuring the safety of all participants
Ø Final evaluations and recommendations of program success and future improvements
About City of Amesbury youth recreation
Amesbury Youth Recreation Director
Nicholas C. Transportation/ Community Services Center
68 Elm St., 2nd floor
Amesbury MA 01913