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MBYC YS Junior Instructor 2024

Feb 1, 2024 Applications for 2024 Summer Instructors Open

April 1, 2024: Applications are due on

June 8, 2024: Mandatory Instructor Training and Camp Prep Day 

Join us for another great summer at MBYC Youth Sailing. The Instructor team consists of a Sailing Director, an Assistant Director, 8-10 Senior Instructors, 8-10 Junior Instructors and Volunteer Instructors. MBYC YS offers 10 week-long camps between mid-June to August. Instructors work with campers between the ages of 8 to 18 in Opti, Laser, FJ and c420 camps. Friday afternoons are Open Sailing Sessions for all campers and Instructors rotate facilitating that program. We look forward to receiving your application and having you join us this summer. 

      Responsibilities and Duties

-       Junior Instructors (JI) work 2-3 weeks of camp from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm, Monday to Friday

-       Potential for additional working weeks for those willing and able

-       Assist the Senior Instructors (SI) with daily camp tasks

-       Facilitating camp games during check in, check out and on the dock

-       Assist docking and launching boats

-       Assist campers in rigging and derigging their boats as needed

-       Assist lifting and storage of boats in the morning and afternoon

-       Sail with a camper if needed

-       Engage in communication with Senior Instructor about plans for the next day

-       Reporting to the Youth Sail Director (SD) each afternoon about how the day went

-       There may be opportunities to get experience instructing campers in lessons or on the water instruction under SI supervision and get feedback if interested

-       You will be expected to work at least one after-camps Open Sail session on Friday afternoons from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

-       There may be opportunities for overtime teaching 1 on 1 private lessons for those JIs with their completed Level 1 Certification

-       Any other responsibilities or duties assigned by the AD, SD or YS Chairs


Required Certification

-       At least 16 by the first week of camps in June

-       Safesport Certification

-       Washington State Boater Card

-       First Aid and CPR Certification

MUST be able to attend the Instructor Orientation on June 8, 2024 or include in your application why you are unable to attend.

Reports to: Senior Instructor (SI) of assigned camp each week

The MBYC Youth Sail Instructor Team will include the Sailing Director (SD), Assistant Director (AD)and Senior Instructor’s (SI). The SIs will report to the AD when the SD is not present. Should the AD be not present, an interim AD will be assigned. The SIs are responsible for supervising their assigned Junior (JI) and Volunteers Instructors (VI) for their respective camp week. A total of one to two JI’s will support each program session. A VI will support the camp they are assigned to.

MBYC Youth Sailing Committee
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