Ocean Youth Trust Scotland Volunteer Sea Staff at Ocean Youth Trust Scotland Aberdeen/NE Support Group
Volunteer Sea Staff with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
|Dates||1 Nov 2013 - 31 Dec 2014 (168 hours)|
|Location||Various ports throughout Scotland, advised at time of arranging a voyage|
At Ocean Youth Trust Scotland* our volunteers are as diverse as the young people who sail with us, making for a great mix. Volunteers sail on our vessels as sea staff at all levels from bosuns to skippers. Although we have some paid full-time skippers and first mates, we rely heavily on volunteers to staff the boats. Without them we simply would not be able to offer adventure under sail to so many young people.
This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:
Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:
We offer a full programme of training for volunteers for which we hold an Investors in Volunteers award. This is designed to allow volunteers to work their way "up the ranks" from Watchleader to Skipper. It includes bespoke weekend courses from Basic Seamanship for novices to Command Training for the most experienced. Our own instructors also deliver the full range of internationally-recognised RYA courses.
The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.
Essential: Desire to help bring about positive change in the lives of young people, Volunteer sea staff need to undergo PVG checks
Desirable: Interest in sailing
Submit your info to this organisation today.