Sailing Instructor – Nanaimo Yacht Club

Sailing Instructors – School groups; summer camps and Adult programs.

Nanaimo Yacht Club (NYC) Sailing School is a not for profit organization that promotes competitive and recreational sailing. We provide CANSail dinghy and International Yacht Training Power & Sail Yachting Courses for ages 5 through adult. The school is active throughout the spring, summer and fall. April through October we provide internationally recognised sailing certifications, junior race teams and kids & youth summer camps.

All are supported by Sail Canada and International Yacht Training certified coaching staff.

For the spring and summer of 2020 we are looking to fill two Sailing Instructor positions for our CANSail dinghy courses. The successful applicant will be required to start either mid May or June 29 (for those starting on June 29 there will be a mandatory training day prior to starting). May and June hours will be a minimum of 25 hours per week and in July and August you will be expected to work 35 to 40 hours a week.
You must be available until September 4, 2020. Hours may include evenings and weekends as required.
You will report directly to the School Manager or the Assistant Manager when the manager is not on site.

Qualification requirements.
 Trained or Certified to CANSail instructor with 2 year full time seasonal experience.
 CANSail instructor membership in good standing for 2020.
 Pleasure Craft Operator Card
 Standard First Aid with CPR C
 CANSail Safety Boat Certificate
 VHF certificate

Personal requirements.
Candidates must have a mature attitude, be a team player and willing to take on responsibility. Our instructors are required to have a friendly, trustworthy and honest personality. Must be able to follow club procedures and maintain a professional standard at all times.

Wages and benefits.
You will be paid a competitive hourly wage depending on qualifications and experience + a $1.50 per hour season end performance bonus + 4% holiday pay. Staff t-shirts and sweater are provided.

NYC junior members and staff can use our fleet of Club owned 420’s, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and keelboats.
To apply please send your resume and cover letter/email to by February 28 2020