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Sailing Instructor (FT)

Toronto, OntarioTemporary
About the Job
The Boulevard Club is seeking Sail Canada-certified Instructors for the 2023 sailing season.
- CANSail 1&2 Instructors
- CANSail 3&4 Instructors
- CANSail 5&6 Instructors

As an employee of The Boulevard Club, you will enjoy a high-quality pleasant working environment and the following benefits:
  • Competitive salaries, performance bonuses, and paid orientation sessions
  • Opportunities to participate in racing, private lessons, race committee, After School Sailing, regattas, keelboat sailing, and adult sailing programs to earn additional remuneration
  • Helly Hansen uniforms
  • Bike Share TO membership
  • Summer Bonus (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Meal Plan
  • Coaching development opportunities
  • Summer Recognition Program
Our Program:
The Boulevard Club offers CANSail instruction in Optimists, the Topaz TAZ, R/S Zests, and C420s. Our program is taught in one, two, and four-week blocks.
Our goal is to employ enthusiastic, dynamic, and considerate coaches that will foster a lifelong love of sailing in our Junior Sailors.

  • Be able to perform basic sailboat maintenance
  • Be able to demonstrate up-to-date Sail Canada prerequisites and the payment of annual instructor dues
  • Be enthusiastic, and professional and demonstrate a true passion for youth sailing
CANSail 1&2 Instructor qualifications/requirements:
  • Be available from June 26 to August 25, 2023
  • Be able to certify Sail Canada CANSail 1&2
CANSail 3&4 Instructor qualifications/requirements:
  • Be available from June 26 to August 25, 2023
  • Be able to certify Sail Canada CANSail 2&3
CANSail 5&6 Instructor qualifications/requirements:
  • Be available from May 15 to September 1, 2023
  • Be able to certify Sail Canada CANSail 5&6 (candidates with C420 racing experience and lesser instructor levels will be considered)
  • Be able to participate in pre-season training, regatta planning, sailboat maintenance and fleet preparation
  • Be able to coordinate the Boulevard Club Race Team regatta schedule
*The Boulevard Club may be able to assist you in the attainment of these qualifications prior to the start of the season. Candidates with racing experience and a working knowledge of CHECKLICK web-based software will be given special consideration.

Specific duties would include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide ongoing feedback to athletes including progress reports, Sail Canada checklists updates, and end-of-session interviews
  • Disseminate regular communications with athletes and parents
  • Submit a curriculum plan and daily lesson plans
  • Provide supervision during athlete arrival and departure
  • Participate in daily staff meetings
  • Perform daily opening and closing duties, maintenance, and cleanliness of sailboat fleet, coach boat fleet, coaching equipment, instructional spaces, and physical plant
  • Provide an inclusive, welcoming, and flexible learning environment for all participants
Application process:
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and relevant sailing experience before March 6, 2023.

The Boulevard Club is an inclusive work environment and as such has a workplace accommodation policy in place. Accommodations are available, upon request, for the interview process and other selection stages for job applicants with accessibility needs.

Offers of Employment will be contingent upon a successful Police Background Check - Vulnerable Sector Screening. Please contact Human Resources.

For over a century, The Boulevard Club has built a reputation around time-honored traditions, exemplary service, and unrivaled athletics programs for all ages and abilities, including tennis, badminton, water sports, fitness, swimming, basketball, pickleball, and more.

We pride ourselves on creating an exceptional Member experience thanks to an equally diverse and inclusive team. We know that our team members are vital to the success of the Club, which is why we hire well and enjoy developing and rewarding our team.

If you would like to work and learn from a team of professionals and build your career at one of Toronto’s top private clubs, The Boulevard Club may be a good fit.

We take pride in providing safe and inclusive communities;
that inspire wellness, growth, and excellence.
We create exceptional, social, athletic, and recreational environments;
celebrating memorable experiences and positive connections.

We thank all applicants; only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
    About boulevardclub,com

    The Boulevard Club is a family-oriented waterfront community that embraces caring, friendly individuals in an environment that celebrates diversity, respect and teamwork.Our Workplace Values are: Caring, Creativity, Diversity, Friendliness, Fun, Integrity, Respect and Teamwork.