2024 Sailing Instructor – Kelowna Yacht Club

2024 Sailing Instructor – Kelowna Yacht Club

Under the supervision of the Youth & Education Manager, this position entails teaching, coaching and fully certifying students according to the Sail Canada standards. This involves working hand in hand with other instructors and volunteers to run a safe and fun Sailing Program at the Kelowna Yacht Club. We are looking for a CANSail instructor who is passionate and knowledgeable about the sport and dedicated to providing safe and fun instruction for young sailors. Our ideal candidate is a good team player and able to collaborate with follow instructors but is also capable of working independently running their own lessons.



Full Job Description Here!



Be age 16 years or older
Be available from June 26 to August 25, 2023
Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card
CANSail 4 student level
Sailing Instructor levels (Fundamental and Technical)
Coach boat safety certification
First Aid Certificate (Minimum Emergency Level ‘’C’’ with CPR)
Signed Sail Canada Coach Code of Conduct
VHF Maritime Radio certificate an asset


*The Kelowna Yacht Club may be able to assist you in attainment of these qualifications prior to the start of the season. Candidates with racing experience and a working knowledge of CHECKLICK web-based software, will be given special consideration.*


Seasonal (July-August, Full Time) – Optional additional work on evenings and weekends with private lessons, sailing team and rentals


$19 Competitive salaries, performance bonuses and paid orientation sessions



Please submit all resumes to sarah@kelowayachtclub.com