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Position: General Manager
The Club is looking for a General Manager (GM) reporting to the Board to oversee the entire Club. The GM will deliver a consistently excellent member experience as well as promoting the Club within the community and to prospective new members. The GM will balance innovation with tradition, and member services with financial stability. There is an expectation of a hands-on approach in all areas. More specifically, the GM’s main job responsibilities are:
• The consistent delivery of a member experience commensurate with specified member expectations.
• Management of all facilities including the clubhouse, moorage basin, and outstations.
• Oversight of all member services including yacht racing operations, learn to sail programs, food and beverage services, and hosting/catering special events.
• Implementation of Board policy and strategy.
• Preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets and the Club’s financial results, operating processes and senior management performance.
• Leading the Club’s management team in the areas of: Sailing, Food and Beverage, Maintenance, Accounting and Administration.
• Marketing and promotion of the Club to prospective new members, club guests, and the overall community in general, ensuring that the reputation of the Club is maintained for future generations.

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Compensation: The Club will offer an attractive compensation package, commensurate with experience, which will include a competitive base salary and benefits.

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Position: School Program Instructors: 

The Club is looking for qualified individuals who can work in May and June conducting sailing and/or Kayaking and Paddle Boarding school field trips. The day runs from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm with a 45 minute lunch break. Must have your PCOC card and first aid. Priority will be given to those capable of teaching basic small dinghy skills. People hired for the schools program are also given 1st priority for Learn to Sail Instructor positions in July and August.

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Position: Learn to Sail Instructors: 

For these positions you must have your PCOC card and first aid. We also require Sail Canada Instructor training. If you don't have this we will help pay for the Sail Canada courses you need. These courses run at various times between Feb and June. This is a great summer job for students in Grade 10 to University.

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Position: CANSail Instructors

2019 Spring/Summer Job Posting

The West Vancouver Yacht Club is looking for all levels of CANSail coaches to join us for the 2019 season. We believe in creating an environment to help our coaches deliver an excellent program to our athletes. We appreciate coaches who are dedicated, knowledgeable and engaging and offer a variety of interesting coaching & learning opportunities. Our season starts in April with our racing programs and school field trips in May and June.  In the summer we run all levels of CANSail programs from Intro to Sailing for 5 to 8 yr olds, to CANSail level 1-6 in addition to our Multi-activity kayaking, small keel boating and SUP weekly camps. Apply to join us for the spring, the summer or the spring and summer. Our race programs begin the first week of April and our summer programs begin the last week of June. We have full time and part time positions available and we’re happy to accommodate a variety of schedules. We'll even help pay for your Sail Canada courses required to become an instructor. WVYC is located in West Vancouver, BC. We hope you’ll consider joining us this season.

Start Date: April 1st, May 1st and/or July 2nd
End Date: August 23rd or 30th, 2019

Please submit a cover letter and resume by February, 15th, 2019 Attn:  Dale Stranaghan (Sailing Director)  1 604 921 7575 ext 231 w:

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