2024 Sailing Camp Counsellor – Yukon Breeze Sailing Society

2024 Sailing Camp Counsellor – Yukon Breeze Sailing Society

**No previous sailing experience necessary** 


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The Sailing Camp Counsellor works closely with the Sailing Instructor to manage day-to-day operations of our youth summer sailing camp. The Sailing Camp Counsellor is someone with strong leadership, communication and conflict resolution skills and previous kids-camp experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring a “flow” to each day, supervising and mentoring a summer camp assistant, communicating with parents, ensuring a fun and safe environment for sailors/campers age 8-14. This position reports to the Directors of the Yukon Breeze Sailing Society. 


There is no public transportation to Schwatka Lake. A requirement of employment is transportation to and from work (our location is approximately a 15 minute bike ride or 6 minute drive from downtown Whitehorse). 


Assistance with flight costs and finding housing in territory is available for out-of territory applicants. Transportation once here is the responsibility of the instructor and it is strongly recommended that they have access to their own vehicle. 


  • Start Date: May 24, 2024
  • End Date: August 16, 2024
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Wage: $23 – $28 per hour (depending on experience)


Required Certifications: 

  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (needed before start date) ● Pleasure Craft Operators Card (needed before start date)
  • Lifeguarding certification (would be considered an asset)


Minimum Required Qualifications: 

  • strong organizational and planning skills
  • strong leadership qualities
  • strong communication skills with staff and parents
  • previous work in a camp or teaching environment for children and youth A criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening is a condition of employment. 


Resume and cover letters are now being accepted. Please submit to: sailingcampyukon@gmail.com 


Application Deadline – January 31, 2024