Sailing Instructors; Summer Programs – Nanaimo Yacht Club

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.

We are looking for full time sailing instructors for our kids & youth summer camps running from the beginning of July through to the end of August. Hours will be mid-week (Monday through Friday) daytime with one evening on rotation every 3 to 4 weeks.

The ideal candidate will hold the following qualificationsTrained or Certified CANSail instructor with 1 year seasonal experience.; CANSail instructor membership in good standing for 2020; Pleasure Craft Operator Card; Standard First Aid with CPR C.

You should be comfortable communicating with both kids and adults, be a team player and willing to take on responsibility.

 In return we offer 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 staff can use our fleet of Club 420’s, Topper Topaz, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and keelboats.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter/email to