Administrative Assistant - Courageous Sailing


Job Description

Courageous Sailing operates an extensive summer program for youth ages 8-18 at three different sites throughout the Boston area. The Administrative Assistant provides essential support to the Youth Program management team and senior staff. The ability to sail is not necessary for this position.


  • Provide administrative support to collecting and managing staff certifications and hiring documents, and student registration materials 
  • Provide SYP Management, SYP Coordinators and Head Instructors with administrative support
  • Take pictures of the program
  • Provide supervision to students on land as-needed 
  • Distribute breakfast and lunch pre-packaged meals to students and maintain food distribution records 
  • Prepare materials for student check in
  • Communicate with the parents of students as necessary
  • Attend all 5 days of staff orientation as well as a 3-day senior staff orientation
  • Attend staff meetings 
  • Be a constructive and friendly member of the Courageous team
  • Maintain a fun, positive, friendly atmosphere for your students 
  • Instill a sense of respect and safety for the Courageous fleet and for each person

Apply by: May 21 2017


Camp/Organization: Courageous Sailing

Location: Boston, MA

Type of Position: Administrative

Time Frame: Seasonal


2017 Mandatory Dates:

  • Senior Staff Training: June 21-23 
  • All Staff Training: June 26-30  Monday-Friday 8AM – 4PM, from Wednesday, July 5 – Wednesday, August 9 (approximately 40 hours per week) 
  • Staff Retrain Day: Monday, July 24
  • End of Season Staff Day: Monday, August 14
  • Additional work is available Tuesday, August 15 – Friday, August 25

All staff are eligible to request up to 3 vacation days



  • 1-3 years of administrative experience
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification 
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Outstanding communication and team management skills 
  • Excellent references 
  • Note: ability to sail is not necessary**


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Toni Sacco

One First Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02129