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Our Mission

We ensure Bay Area youth have equitable access to the ocean through surf instruction.

We use surfing as a vehicle to improve the health and well being and engage youth with our three core beliefs.

Job Opportunities

Our Core Beliefs

All of our programs are founded on our four core pillars.

We inspire youth to take pride in themselves and adopt a healthy lifestyle

Healthy Living

We inspire youth to take pride in themselves and adopt a healthy lifestyle
We challenge youth to step outside their comfort zone and expand their boundaries

Personal Growth

We challenge youth to step outside their comfort zone and expand their boundaries
We promote environmental education and challenge youth to be active global citizens

Appreciation for Nature

We promote environmental education and challenge youth to be active global citizens
We ensure Bay Area Youth have equitable access to the ocean and to surfing

EQUITY IN SURFING

We ensure Bay Area Youth have equitable access to the ocean and to surfing

Job Opportunities

Part-Time/On-call Surf Instructor

City Surf Project is hiring a part-time/on-call surf instructor for 2021. CSP is a 501(c)3 and its mission is to bring equitable access to the ocean through surf instruction. Our participants come from a wide range of communities from all over San Francisco and we aim to expand our coaching team to reflect the diversity of our participant base. Our instructors are responsible for sharing the “stoke”, creating a physically and emotionally safe experience, and overseeing the smooth execution of program days for our youth.

TIME COMMITMENT:
Available 1-2 afternoons per week (3-week rolling commitments)
Available for weekend or on-call program support (1-2 times per month)
Attends virtual weekly Program meetings (Mondays 1-2pm) & core program meetings
Approximately 1-12 hours per week, fluctuates

QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong swimming skills and confidence in the ocean required

Proficient surfing skills (at minimum 1-3 years consistent surfing experience, or equivalent)

Extensive knowledge of the ocean and water safety

Demonstrated ability to engage a diverse group of middle-school or high-school youth

Ability to balance working with individuals and engaging the entire group

Trauma-informed background or demonstrated experience working with diverse populations

Lifeguard and/or CPR/First Aid Certification preferred

Valid CA driver’s license with a “clean” driving record

BIPOC, LGBT2QIA+, AND FEMALE-IDENTIFYING CANDIDATES STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

 

SURF INSTRUCTOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads and/or co-leads surf outings with a team of 2-3 instructors.

Prepares equipment before outings and clean-up afterwards

Transports students to and from the beach.

Facilitates group activities on the beach

Water safety and technique instruction

Community building and social/emotional check ins

Oversees instruction and safety in the water

Uses existing surf curriculum and helps to assess and expand its design, relevance, and effectiveness

Creates a physically and emotionally safe and supportive environment during all aspects of the surf day

Supports in data and survey collection

Aids in obtaining photography/media content

TO APPLY:
Email a resume and cover letter to hello@citysurfproject.com

ANTICIPATED START DATE:
March/April 2020

Our Team

Board of Directors