2023 CANSail Coaches – Mobile Optimist Sailing School

2023 CANSail Coaches – Mobile Optimist Sailing School

4 Coach positions available for BC Sailing Mobile Optimist Sailing School! 


BC Sailing is seeking experienced and self-reliant instructors to run MOSS programming around the province for “varying weeks” positions. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30 and eligible to receive the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.


Minimum qualifications required:

  • Trained (certified preferable) CANSail 1 & 2 Instructor or Higher
  • Standard First Aid or Equivalent
  • Valid PCOC
  • Coach Boat Safety Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience driving with a trailer is an asset


Skills required:

  • Results-oriented, able to set priorities and deliver consistently to a high professional standard
  • Strong, open communicator
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Aligned with BC Sailing’s mission, vision, and values
  • Excellent decision-making skills with the ability to make recommendations
  • Uses good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Experience working with tools and boat maintenance


Our programs start in July with Community Groups.  Summer camps run Monday through to Friday in July and August.  MOSS instructors travel around the province, visiting a variety of communities throughout BC.  Working with MOSS is a unique way to experience our beautiful province, while working with keen new sailors.


Start date: June 26th, 2023 (dates may be flexible for the right candidate)
End date:  August 27th, 2023 (dates may be flexible for the right candidate)


Full Job Description Here!


Wages are competitive, accommodation, per diem meal allowance, and opportunities for paid professional development.