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Coordinator IIT Program


At Courageous Sailing Center, we run an intensive Instructor in Training program for a diversified group of Boston teens ages 15-17. We have 22 students in three different sailing and teaching levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Other than sailing and instructor skills, our IITs also study teambuilding, career development, and environmental education.


  • Oversee all IITs and IIT program staff (22 students, up to 12 staff)
  • Make sure all students and staff adhere to the designated schedule
  • Organize and chaperone camping trips, BBQs, race nights, and other fun events for IITs throughout the summer
  • Complete MWBLP for all IITs and staff
  • Distribute evaluation surveys
  • Attend all 4 days of staff orientation
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Be a cooperative member of the Youth Program staff
  • Maintain a fun, positive, friendly atmosphere for your students
  • Instill a sense of respect and safety for the Courageous fleet, Boston Harbor, and for each person


  • Bachelor's degree or currently in school for High School education, outdoor education
  • 3-5 years experience teaching teens
  • 2-3 years team management experience
  • Passion for working with urban teens
  • Commitment to creating a positive IIT team
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Outstanding communication and team management skills
  • Excellent references