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The Courageous Sailing Agreement & General Release and Membership Terms & Conditions form, also known as the 'Waiver' is required to participate in all activites hosted by Courageous Sailing at our Charlestown Site. All participants, members, guests, etc. must sign the waiver once per season. The form is available below for electronic download. We encourage you to review it carefully so you understand your rights and responsibilities. The form is electronic, so you may complete it on your computer, phone or tablet. You may also print it out and bring it with you on your first visit of the season. Hard copies are available at the front desk should you wish to fill it out when you arrive.
Courageous Sailing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit engaged in sailing education for Boston youth, seeks a high energy office manager to keep the wheels turning at our boat house on Pier 4 in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Bookkeeping, HR and payroll processing, organizational management, and regular communication with staff and board members comprise the basic requirements of this position. Working alongside a committed staff, the well-organized, detail-oriented self-starter has the opportunity to transform these abilities into specific transferable job skills within a supportive, fast-paced work environment.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office/Business Manager takes primary responsibility for managing the non-programmatic aspects of the organization. This position is fundamental to the organization’s ability to operate smoothly and economically. The Office/Business Manager operates on a broad spectrum with major tasks including oversight of the essential business functions of the organization, including bookkeeping, human resources, technology, events and general administration. A true team player, the Office/Business Manager is involved with many aspects of the organization and works closely with the Executive Director to assist in both daily and big picture operations.
The ideal candidate will possess an excellent work ethic, organizational skills, and capacity for multitasking; experience with database, accounting and spreadsheet software; exemplary communication and writing skills; and the maturity to responsibly handle sensitive information and situations.
These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
Courageous Sailing is a non-profit sailing center dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved populations of youth through sailing. The program has been in continuous operation since 1987 and is based in the Charlestown Navy Yard on Boston Harbor. The youth program is supported by the operation of the adult program, grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations and fundraising events.
Courageous Sailing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Courageous Sailing does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic, disability or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status.
Strengthening and extending the relationhips in our community is a foundational principal of Courageous Sailing. We establish community partnerships as a benefit to our members as well as those outside of our organization. If you are interested in becoming a community partner, please contact Dave DiLorenzo at firstname.lastname@example.org Current active members of these organizations are invited to enjoy 10% off individual and family memberships and 10% off most learn to sail courses.
We are fortunate to have location in the Charlestown Navy Yard with a number of residential and commercial neighbors in the surrounding blocks. As a member of this community with a historical connection to Boston Harbor, Courageous is proud to offer easy access to sailing for our neighbors. For information about special neighborhood pricing and events or to learn how you can become a neighborhood partner, please contact Dave DiLorenzo at email@example.com