CANSail Coaches 2021 – Sooke Sailing Association

CANSail Coaches 2021 – Sooke Sailing Association

The Sooke Sailing Association is seeking CANSail Trained and Certified coaches for the 2021 Spring and Summer seasons. Ideal candidates will be knowledgeable, caring and responsible sailors who are excited about giving back to and being leaders in the sailing community. The Sooke Sailing Association is expanding this season and is looking for coaches who wish to be challenged and who are willing to take on responsibility within the organization.

Job Posting:

  • We are searching for CANSail 1-6 Trained or Certified coaches.
  • Contracts available from March 1 onwards for weekend + Holiday sailing programs (March – June), March Break Camps (March 15-26) and Summer Camps (July and August).
  • Competitive wages commensurate with experience will be offered.
  • Coach roles that align with your experience and provide you with the opportunity to be challenged and to succeed will be offered.


  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • VHF Radio License (ROCM)
  • Valid First Aid + CPR
  • CANSail Certifications for the required level in good standing with Sail Canada.

**If you have yet to complete any of the above requirements please still apply, we will be considering those who still need to complete their certifications provided they have a plan in place at interview time.**

  • What you can expect:
  • 40hr work weeks for summer camps and March break camps.
  • Full-time and part-time positions available in Spring.
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities as part of your role as a coach and financial support for furthering certifications.
  • Opportunities for additional hours and work available throughout the spring and summer.
  • A fun, safe and supportive work environment.

Application Process:

  • We ask that you email a cover letter and resume to our Program Director, Chris Tully, by February 20 at the latest. Please include a bit about yourself and your sailing/coaching goals. Applications should be submitted by email to: