Job Opportunities

Working for JWorld Annapolis means being a leader, having a flexible schedule, living in beautiful surroundings, making a difference in people’s lives, and gaining skills and experience.   Year-round work, professional development to continue your growth and JWorld Annapolis support for personal sailing projects are all part of the package. Work on the water and travel the world with JWorld Annapolis!

The more flexible you are–both in ability and interest–the more opportunities there are to work a variety of course types at a number of different locations. Coaches are usually employed on part time or full time seasonal basis.  While many coaches enjoy the freedom contract work allows, one of the primary reasons they leave the school is a desire for a less transient lifestyle. Other reasons commonly cited include physical wear and tear, and the desire for more compensation or new challenges.

Working as a coach for JWorld Annapolis means traveling, teaching, and living in wild and beautiful places. The work is demanding. Staff are responsible for supervising and managing students and other coaches. They are in charge of course curriculum and progression, leadership training, and written evaluations of students and colleagues. In addition, coaches are expected to be current in first aid.

JWorld Annapolis takes pride in its employees. Both former and current staff consistently comment on the high quality people who work here. Working for JWorld Annapolis means being a leader, having a flexible schedule, living in beautiful surroundings, making a difference in people’s lives, and gaining skills and experience. JWorld Annapolis employees are self-motivated, idealistic, and hard-workers. It is a great community and a fun place to work.

There are over 30 active JWorld Annapolis coaches. JWorld Annapolis field work is a rewarding job that can send you all over the world. JWorld Annapolis coaches work in places such as the Annapolis, Key West, St. Petersburg, Miami, Long Island Sound, Nova Scotia, the British Virgin Islands, Sint Maarten and just about anywhere where else boats float.

There are a couple of ways to become an coach. The traditional way is to submit a resume and cover letter in January and February.  Qualified coaches will then be invited to our spring training, which is held in Annapolis in late March.  An exciting new opportunity is also available to aspiring professionals with experience to participate in a week long coaching course. The coaching course is designed for people with extensive professional experience and a strong desire to work with JWorld Annapolis. This 7-day course gives you acknowledgement of what you already bring to the table, and helps you move quickly into the community of JWorld Annapolis coaches.

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