Land Coordinator – Adaptive Sailing Association of BC

Land Coordinator – Adaptive Sailing Association of BC

POSITION TITLE: Land Coordinator
EMPLOYER: Disabled Sailing Association of BC (DSA)
PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver BC

 

CONTACT NAME AND TITLE: Eric Molendyk Program Manger

SEND RESUMES TO: eric@disabilityfoundation.org
EMPLOYER’S MAILING ADDRESS: Suite 110- 2285 Clark Vancouver, BC V5N 3G8
WEBSITE ADDRESS: disabledsailingbc.org; disabilityfoundation.org

 

 

Full job description here.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for coordinating land logistics for a very busy sailing program, handling a wide range of
responsibilities. It requires maturity, good judgment, strong coordination and organizational skills. This is a very much
hands-on position, and can be physically challenging. Great work experience for a student to develop strong
teambuilding skills, time management skills, and an opportunity to interact with children and adults with significant
physical disabilities. The ability to work in a team environment with staff, volunteers and clients is essential. While
sailing experience is not required, the ideal candidate should show initiative and be willing to learn, as the opportunities
present themselves. First aid certification/CPR required. Our clients are people with physical disabilities and our
services are adapted to align with their requirements.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Coordinate 15 – 25 sailings a day
 Transfer sailors with aid of a hoist and/or ramp (note: this requires physical contact with our clients)
 Launch and retrieve boats using a winch
 Work closely with DSA office coordinator regarding scheduling of land volunteers
 Assist with training and orientation of volunteers
 Assist with coordination of special events; children’s day, group sailings, regattas, volunteer recognition barbecue
 Participate in staff meetings as requested
 Assist with orientation of volunteers
 Other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Physically fit
 A Canadian citizen and 18 years or older
 Must be vaccinated unless they have been given a medical exemption
 Wear a mask when requested
 First aid certification/CPR required
 Must be available to work weekends
 Strong in-person communication skills
 Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision or as part of a “team”
 Pass a vulnerable sector police check
 Experience working with people with disabilities an asset

 

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $16/hour and 40 hours/week –-May 25th to Sept. 2nd
. Program runs 5 days a week
including Saturday and Sunday. Hours are 10 am – 6 pm.

 

He/she must be between 15 and 30 and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee
protection has been conferred under the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act.