Job Posting – Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

March 6, 2018 

Position Title: Summer Sailing Instructor

Full Posting here: RVYC Summer Sailing Instructor Positions 2018

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club is seeking trained or certified CANSail instructors to work in our optimist and RS Feva programs. These positions would be responsible for implementing and teaching the CANSail 1-4 curriculum within our summer Junior Training Program during July and August of 2018.  The ideal candidate will execute prepared and dynamic on-water sessions that follow the CANSail Instructor Manual, hold daily briefs and de-briefs with their students, and provide weekly lesson-plan summaries and sailor progress reports to the Program Manager.


Position Requirements:


  • Previous experience volunteering with a sailing or sports program, or experience working with children between the ages of 4 and 13.
  • CANSail 1-2 and/or 3-4 Trained or Certified
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED
  • PCOC Certification



We offer competitive wages that commensurate with experience. Free parking is available onsite, shirt “uniforms” are provided for daily work use, and lunch is provided each day, as well as coffee/tea and fountain beverages.

Please submit applications with cover letter and resume to:


Alexa Edgar

Program Manager – Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver BC, V6R 1B3


Thank you in advance for your application; only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.