Coach on the West Coast!

Coach on the West Coast!

POSITION: Multiple positions available for Mobile Optimist Sailing School Instructors


Full job description and details here.


BC Sailing is seeking experienced and self-reliant instructors to run MOSS programming around the province for varying week 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
  • Experience driving while towing a trailer

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 30th, 2022 (dates may be flexible for the right candidate)
End date:  August 28th, 2022 (dates may be flexible for the right candidate)

Wages are competitive, Opportunities for professional development and paid training. Paid Accommodation.