Pay: Monthly stipend
World Ocean School is seeking a Deckhand Educator starting immediately until December 2, 2018.
Deckhand Educators are integral in providing our students with transformative life skills and character development; inspiration for academic and vocational advancement; strong relationships with caring and responsible adults; and a safe environment for learning.
Job includes all aspects of tall ship sailing both coastal and offshore, and requires an ability and desire to work with kids of all ages in both day and overnight programs. While previous experience is not required, applicants should be energetic, flexible, and eager to learn.
The Deckhand Educator will join the boat in Boston, MA for a series of day and residential programs. In September, Roseway will sail south to Puerto Rico for 9 weeks with Proctor Academy students for their Ocean Classroom Program. Following the conclusion of this program, the Roseway will sail to her winter home in St. Croix, USVI. For the remainder of their service, the deckhand educator will assist with maintenance projects, sunset sails, and training new crew members.
Monthly stipend, room, and board are provided, as well as tips from special events. Must be 21 years of age, or older, to apply.
Skills & Qualifications
- Willing to take direction from the Mate and Captain
- An interest in furthering the educational mission of the World Ocean School
- Willing to live by the rules and regulations aboard the ship
- Commitment to execution and follow through
- Flexible and adaptable to changing environments and schedules
- Able to model good behavior for students and serve as an educator
- Able to be an active member of a team
- Mature well-grounded sense of personal ethics, evident in the individual’s integrity and responsibility—upholding the highest standards in public and personal relations
- Capable of representing the World Ocean School favorably
All crew aboard Roseway are required to wear uniforms and present a tidy and clean appearance at all times. Roseway crew are not permitted to consume alcohol or smoke aboard the vessel, and must be willing to undergo a criminal background check and drug-testing in compliance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations.