OUR MISSION

SBJSA is committed to making the joys of sailing & other watersports available to everyone, building lifelong boaters & fostering responsible eco-awareness & stewardship of our natural resource, Great Sodus Bay on Lake Ontario. 

 

Fun activities on the water are at the core of our educational/recreational programs & our community partnerships. Reaching out to both locals & visitors, including the underserved, we promote teamwork, leadership, community spirit, & healthy lives.   

  

SBJSA Inc.

7433 Clover Street

P.O. Box 117 , 

Sodus Point, NY 14555

Primary Phone: (315) 333-2079

Summer Phone: (315) 483-8883

Federal Tax Id:15-0585554

United Way : 2459

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Counselor in Training

The SBJSA Counselor in Training (CIT) works under the direction and supervision of the Director to provide instruction to the participants of the summer program. The CIT is expected to observe and assist the instructor throughout the lesson in order to learn teaching techniques. It is through the observation and assistance that the CIT becomes proficient as a teacher.

CIT’s will be registered campers. A fee of $165 is charged for CIT participation to cover costs of camp supplied uniform. (shirts & training materials)

Qualifications:

Must be at least 16 years of age:  

  • Current CPR/AED Certificate

  • Current Standard First Aid

  • NYS Safe Boating Card

  • USSA Safe Sport Certificate

Must have at least three summer’s experience as a camper in the SBJSA sailing program or another equivilent US Sailing certified sailing program. This may include one season of racing or at a minimum 1- 2 seasons of Learn to Race.

It is required that CITs participate in 2 sessions (4 weeks min) of training as their schedule permits, full season is preferred.

Reports to: Program Director
Classification: Seasonal, Training Program
Dates of Employment: 
6/24 - 8/16/2019
Compensation: None

Duties:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Serve as a role model for sailing campers by assisting, providing direction, and modeling proper behavior around the sailing and swimming areas.

2. Collaborate with the sail instructor when preparing and teaching daily sailing lessons on and off the water.

3. Demonstrate proper handling, care, and respect for all material, equipment, and facilities.

4. Assist the sailing instructors in carrying out duties assigned by the Director of the Program.

5.Contribute ideas and project enthusiasm and energy.

6. Assist in supervising students to insure their safety and well-being.

7. CIT’s are not allowed to independently supervise campers.

8. Report any problems to Director of the Program.

The CIT will be evaluated at the end of each session by the Program Director.

 

Acceptance of a CIT is contingent on passing a criminal background check. Job descriptions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by CITs in the position and are not intended to reflect all duties performed in the position.

NOTE:  The SBJSA Employee Expectations document and the SBJSA Youth Protection Policy document must be read and accepted by checking the box at the end of this application form. Click on button to view, read and acknowledge.

Read these two documents BEFORE completing the forms below.  Note: you must indicate your acceptance of these two documents before you submit the application.

 

You will be provided with a link to return to this form if you need time to gather documents. Don't lose the link!

 

NOTE:  The SBJSA Employee Expectations document and the SBJSA Youth Protection Policy document must be read and accepted by checking the box at the end of this application form. Click on button to view, read and acknowledge.