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.
Our Core Beliefs
All of our programs are founded on our four core pillars.
Appreciation for Nature
EQUITY IN SURFING
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.
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
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
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