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Secondary School Teacher Career development Secondment - Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland are looking for a secondary school teacher with extensive experience of the Scottish Education system and a passion for outdoor learning to help build their capacity to deliver Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes by developing a range of resources for teachers and youth workers including;

· A 2 day accredited on-board training course for teachers

· An accompanying handbook and on-line training modules

· Lesson planning tools

· A series of short promotional videos aimed at inspiring teachers and youth-workers

This is a 4 month full time position suitable for a teacher wishing to take a one term fully funded career development secondment. This secondment is funded by the Scottish Government through YouthLink Scotland.

Fixed Term: January to April 2015

Salary: £30,465 - £34,200 pro-rata

Location: Greenock, Scotland

Closing Date: 28th November 2014

Application: Please send CV and covering letter to Nick Fleming (Chief Executive) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.oytscotland.org.uk

Volunteers 2015 season - Maybe Sailing

Maybe Sailing are looking for volunteers to work on board during their 2015 season.

They are looking for volunteers for the following periods
Placement option 1. April, May and June
Placement option 2. July, August and September

The ideal candidate is someone who can volunteer for the whole 3 month period and has a minimum of Competent Crew qualification. Volunteers are required to pay a bond of £300 which is returnable at the end of their agreed volunteer period. All board and lodging is provided during the placement. However, volunteers will need to be able to support themselves financially for everything else. Priority will be given to those who can commit to the full placement period. For placement 2, priority will be given to those who are under 25 years old.

If you are interested in this great opportunity to gain sailing experience on a fun, well-run traditional vessel please contact Frankie Hartwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seasonal Yacht Mate - Marine Society & Sea Cadets

Seasonal Yacht Mate – Sea Cadet Tradewind 35 Yachts, ships based Gosport, PO12 2AB
Salary: £15,085 pro rata (£1,257 per month for 10 months)

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation's largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

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Bosun TS Royalist - Marine Society & Sea Cadets

Bosun, TS Royalist (ship based Gosport, PO12 2AB).

£19,500 - £20,500, dependent upon relevant skills and experience

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation's largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

Read more: Bosun TS Royalist - Marine Society & Sea Cadets

Cook - TS Royalist

Cook, TS Royalist (ship based Gosport, PO12 2AB).

£19,500 - £20,500, dependent upon relevant skills and experience

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation's largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

Read more: Cook - TS Royalist

First Mate Ocean Youth Trust North

A suitably qualified and experienced First Mate is required to work on OYT North vessels.

The Trust has operated for 14 years as an independent educational charity, working with young people from all backgrounds, offering them the opportunity for personal development through challenge and adventure under sail.

OYT North has an exciting future and they are seeking an energetic and responsive person who has the potential to develop into new roles as the trust expands.

While sailing experience up to RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal standard with a commercial endorsement is a pre-requisite it is equally important that you are able to engage with young people and volunteers - motivating them and leading by example.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate.

Please email your application and a C.V. to the Managing Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information or an informal discussion about this role, please phone Steve Lennon on 016974 78511

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 19th December 2014.

First Mate Gordonstoun School Sail Training Department

The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department requires an experienced First Mate. The duties of this full time post include sailing on board "Ocean Spirit of Moray" their 80' ketch, instructing Seamanship in the School's Dipping Lug Cutters and assisting with winter maintenance programmes.  Candidates for this key role should already have extensive experience in positions of responsibility on Sail Training vessels and hold RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with Commercial Endorsement and a current ENG1. Ideally candidates should be available to start work as soon as possible.

For further details of the post, the job description and remuneration package please contact Ian Lerner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Applications should include an up to date sailing CV.

http://www.gordonstoun.org.uk/sail-training

Adventures Offshore - Communications and Marketing Volunteer positions

Two exciting opportunities for volunteers that are interested in either Communications or Marketing.

Adventures Offshore, Essex Scouts Activity team are looking for two passionate volunteers to dedicate 5 hours a week as either a Communication Officer or Marketing Officer to help deliver their new marketing strategy. We are an established charity that has been providing sailing opportunities to young people since 1964. We believe that offshore sailing provides the perfect environment for young people to “learn by doing” and to development their personal confidence, team working skills and other important life-skills.We’re looking for people that are excellent story tellers and who will enjoy sharing our stories to reinforce the positive impact our charity is having on helping young people to learn new skills. For more information about the key responsibilities and person specification please click on Apply online and the role descriptions will be emailed to you automatically.To apply for either volunteer vacancies please submit a covering letter explaining any relevant previous experience and a copy of your CV to Natasha Milsted, Essex Scouts Social Media Manager on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Refit Volunteers - Ocean Youth Trust South

2014 Refit volunteers needed. OYT South's vessel John Laing undergoes a substantial refit every year between November and March. Volunteers are needed to join the team for a minimum of a month during this time - ideally for the full four and a half months.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone planning a gap year or career break, or looking to move into the Sail Training industry: most previous OYT South core team refit volunteers have gone on to paid sailing work.

Volunteers receive food and accommodation, as well as experience in boat repairs and maintenance.

A hard-working, responsible and enthusiastic approach is essential; practical skills in any aspect of boat maintenance is an advantage.

More information here: http://www.oytsouth.org/sea-staff/refit-volunteers.asp

Medical Purser - Jubilee Sailing Trust

Are you adapatable with a cheerful, optimistic personality and organised, with good administration skills? If the answer is yes, apply to join one of Jubilee Sailing Trust's magnificent Tall Ships and sail the seas as Medical Purser on board S.T.S. Lord Nelson & S.V. Tenacious.

JST are looking for a Nurse registered with the NMC and who has ideally worked in a clinical role within the last 6 months.

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Volunteer Third Officer - Jubilee Sailing Trust

Volunteer as Third Officer

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others? Volunteer as Third Officer on board S.T.S Lord Nelson and S.V Tenacious. UK OOW CoC or equivalent needed.

Benefits include: All travel paid, top quality food, visit exciting new ports.

No square rig sailing experience is needed.

For more information please contact Charlotte Butcher – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone +44 (0)23 8044 3113

Volunteer Skippers - Ro-Ro Sailing Project

Volunteer Skippers Wanted for RoRo Sailing Project which provides sailing facilities for disabled people in purpose designed wheelchair accessible yachts.

Qualifications required = RYA Yachtmaster offshore

Website www.disabledsailing.org

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.