Responsibilities: Lead and assist tours, classes and custom group events in kayaks, canoes or paddleboards from our different locations. Guides are responsible for trip preparation and planning, instruction, program safety, and providing a positive learning environment for participants. Additional work available assisting in the rental operations at our boathouses.

Part time and full time seasonal positions available with possible year round work available at our nordic ski center and ice skating rinks.

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding, Water Skills

Required Skills:

Requirements: You must be friendly, outgoing, dynamic, and engaging. You must have significant kayaking experience. You should be able to demonstrate and teach an efficient forward stroke and sweep/turning strokes. You must be able to perform a variety of reliable rescues and re-entries. First Aid and CPR certification are required. Reliable transportation to get to different locations and Weekend availability is required.

Preferred Skills:

ACA or BCU Instructor certifications are desirable but not required.

About Paddle Boston

Paddle Boston operates seven canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rental locations, youth summer programs, and ocean and river guiding and instruction in the Boston area.

Application Instructions

Please apply online at https://paddleboston.isolvedhire.com/jobs/