Sailing Instructor, YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George, NY, Extended seasonal Position
Sail on spectacular Lake George in the Adirondack Park. Surrounded by mountains, Lake George is valued for its picturesque setting, clear waters, and environmental conservation. As a part of the YMCA Camp Chingachgook program team, the sailing instructor is responsible for teaching sailing and facilitating aquatics programming in the spring, summer and fall. The position runs from April through October and includes working with school groups, weekend programs, summer camp, and our Y-Knot accessible sailing program. Sailing instructors are a part of a collaborative team of educators and counselors who provide programming centered around youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We seek candidates with strong interpersonal skills, committed work ethics, a safety conscious leadership approach, and experience with the care and maintenance of small craft boats. Compensation and benefits include a competitive wage, room and board, extensive training opportunities, and access to camp recreational facilities.
Candidates need to be certified or willing to receive training in Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, and Public Vessel Operator.