2018 Summer Internships

Tall Ships Portland is seeking 3 interns for the summer of 2018 to help provide sailing opportunities for youth. These three internships provide hands on experience for college students preparing themselves for careers in education, non-profit management, sail training and technology.

Events Coordinator

Tall Ships Portland organizes events every summer. Our summer interns--usually college juniors with an interest in tall ships--run these events and derive valuable management and leadership experience and have lots of fun here in Portland, a great place to summer. The Events Coordinator will be in charge of Portland SchoonerFest & Regatta (June 22-25, 2018), Dinner on the Coast (July 22, 2018), and Tall Ships® Weekend 2018 (date TBD). Tasks are diverse and engaging - giving you real world experience with everything from CRM databases to schooners. The summer is our busiest time of year and between shoreside events and educational programs at sea, the days are never dull! You will have the chance to sail on a tall ship during your internship.

June 1 to Aug. 15, 2018--40 hours per week. Office in Portland. Summer stipend: $1,500. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. If you don't receive a reply within 7 days, please resubmit. 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to info@tallshipsportland.org.

Sail Training Educator 1

Tall Ships Portland seeks to send 100 students to sea for 5 day, 4 night sailing adventures in 2018. We work with tall ships of all shapes and sizes. The Sail Training Educator will coordinate our programs during the course of the summer. The successful applicant will have their US Sailing Level I certification, teaching experience and experience at sea and can expect to sail on a tall ship on at least two one-week voyages.

June 2018 -- 20 hours per week of training and administration.

July 2 to Aug. 15 -- Alternating weeks on board ship and in the home office in Portland. Summer stipend: $1,500. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. If you don't receive a reply within 7 days, please resubmit. 

Housing is available but candidates who can arrange their own housing will have the advantage. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to info@tallshipsportland.org.

Sail Training Educator 2

Working with Sea Scouts and Boy Scouts, Tall Ships Portland seeks a sailing instructor to live and work at Camp Hinds in Raymond, ME teaching sailing to 1,200 Boy Scouts over the summer. In 2018, the sailing program will run on Panther Pond in Force 5s, Lasers and Sunfish. The Sail Training Educator will coordinate this new, expanded program while receiving room and board at Camp Hinds. The successful applicant will have their US Sailing Level I certification, teaching experience and sailing instructional experience. 

June 2018 -- 20 hours per week of training and administration.

July 2 to Aug. 15 -- 5 days per week at Camp with weekends off. Summer stipend: $1,000 plus room and board. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. If you don't receive a reply within 7 days, please resubmit. 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to info@tallshipsportland.org and use the form below to let us know of your interest or any questions.

Development Intern

Join our board to coordinate our fund development efforts over the summer. The successful intern will write grants, manage our summer fundraising events and learn the ropes of non-profit development. You will work in our office in Portland, Maine for a total of 10 weeks at 40 hours per week. With over 8,000 non-profits is Maine alone, the skills you will learn will serve you well in the years ahead.

This is a volunteer position. You will have the chance to sail on a tall ship for 2 of your 10 weeks. Housing stipend available.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to info@tallshipsportland.org with the subject line Development Intern.

 


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