Apr 25, 2018, 6:44 AM
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Watersports Coordinator Wanted to Work With Teens in the Caribbean!
Broadreach is hiring Watersports Coordinators in the Caribbean!
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Over the past twenty five years, Broadreach has taken more than 17,000 students on experiential education programs to over 40 countries. With programs for middle school, high school and college students, Broadreach courses explore extraordinary destinations and fascinating topics through hands-on instruction with the ocean as the classroom.
Watersports Coordinators support our sailing, scuba, and marine science programs in the Caribbean and teach students to wakeboard, water ski, kneeboard, stand up paddle board, and teach dinghy sailing. In addition to working with students, the Watersports Coordinator assists our Caribbean support team with projects such as boat preparations, coordinating on-island logistics, and other program tasks.
Broadreach staff prioritize safety and risk management while also serving as mentors and friends to their students. They are engaging, energetic, and fun role models who enjoy building meaningful relationships with students.
Primary duties include, though are not limited to:
· Teach small boat sailing and lead watersports activities for numerous programs.
· Operate power boats during watersports activities and between islands.
· Provide dockmaster and fleet coordinators with logistical support.
· Help stock and prepare program boats for student arrival.
· Assist program instructors by supervising students.
· Conduct boat check-in/out with our partner charter company and equipment repair.
· Maintain watersports equipment.
· Small boat handling skills required as this position operates a center console RIB.
· Experience driving and towing (waterskiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding) beginner participants on a powerboat strongly preferred.
· Group facilitation experience and an understanding group dynamics and conflict resolution concepts.
· Outboard maintenance and knowledge, and other mechanical experience preferred.
· Strong decision making and problem solving skills; ability to work without direct supervision and adaptable to often changing, dynamic environments.
· Demonstrated success working on diverse teams with a collaborative mindset.
· Good physical health and stamina to actively participate and encourage students throughout program duration.
· Great communication skills. We work with a variety of stakeholders in diverse locations and seek candidates with a professional demeanor to serve as Broadreach ambassadors to our international partners throughout the world.
· Wilderness First Responder (WFR) strongly preferred or willingness to obtain it before training. An additional stipend is provided for staff with the WFR certification or higher.
· Must be able to attend staff training in St. Martin in early June.
· Open availability from late May to mid-August strongly preferred.
See a glimpse of what a day in the life on a Caribbean program is like in our Caribbean Underwater Discoveries program video: https://youtu.be/HIkOoolx4YU
To apply: submit your resume and availability to http://www.broadreachstaff.com