Job Opportunities At NESS
Director of Advancement
The Director of Advancement will solicit support for the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) through the effective positioning and communication of the organization’s vision, mission, and core values. This will be successfully accomplished by managing a comprehensive program of community engagement, support, and investment in NESS.
Managing Director, Education
The Managing Director of Education, directly contributes to New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) achieving its long term strategic goal of financial sustainability and fulfilling its mission of building brighter futures through ocean adventure education.
NESS SEA AmeriCorps Member / Adventure STEM Educator
New England Science & Sailing Foundation’s nationally-recognized, award-winning ocean adventure education programs combine sailing and science for innovative STEM programming and partnerships leading to inclusiveness, experiential learning, personal growth, and stewardship of our community and environment.
Head Race Coach
Candidates should have a strong racing background with the experience, capabilities, and passion for continuing growth of local sailors. The Head Race Coach must be a self-starter and able to work within a team as well as on their own. The position has the potential to range from seasonal to year-round, depending on the ideal candidate, and reports to the Sailing Program Director.
Assistant Sailing Director
The Assistant Sailing Director is a highly motivated individual with a strong background in sailing. This candidate must be a self-starter and able to work within a team as well as on their own. The Assistant Sailing Director will implement programs already developed, create curriculum for innovative new programs, and nurture relationships with customers and partners. This position has the potential to range from seasonal to year-round, depending on the ideal candidate, and reports to the Sailing Program Director.
OPERATIONS AND MARINE SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN
The Operations and Marine Systems Technician completes routine maintenance, winterizing, commissioning and project support for NESS’s fleet and facilities. This position will be heavily focused on the maintenance and safe operation of NESS’s 30 outboard powered vessels and the right applicant will have an excellent working knowledge of outboard maintenance with experience in the marine maintenance industry.
Seasonal & Semi-Seasonal Opportunities
Candidates must be motivated, able to work within a team as well as on their own and have proven skills working with students. This position will work closely with fellow instructors, NESS support staff, and Junior Instructors. This position reports to the Sailing Program Director.
Marine Science/Adventure Sports Summer Educator
The NESS Summer Educator helps New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) achieve its mission of building brighter futures through ocean adventure education. NESS Summer Educators implement high-quality programming with an active, hands-on, experientially-oriented marine science-based curriculum.
Junior Instructors, Junior Aquarists, & Internships
This volunteer position is an opportunity to gain experience teaching and supervising young students while learning and having fun in the ocean environment. Each day, Junior Instructors will assist our Marine Science staff, Adventure Sports staff or Sailing staff in all aspects of the program. We are looking for mature youth and young adults, ages 15 and up, with a contagious energy and excellent team leadership skills.