Deckhand Educator
Seasonal, starting April 2021
Posted by: Call of the Sea on October 23, 2019
Category: Education


Call of the Sea is seeking full time Deckhand Educators. Applicants should be enthusiastic, curious and have a willingness to learn. Deckhand Educators will engage with and educate passengers on seamanship, science, and history. Responsibilities include sailing, maintaining, cleaning, and cooking aboard both of the vessels. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and adept at welcoming, teaching, and inspiring multicultural audiences. Opportunities exist for increased leadership roles as the season progresses.




Call of the Sea ( is an educational sailing non-profit that provides inclusive and equitable access to the waters of San Francisco Bay and the coast of California. Call of the Sea conducts numerous education programs and public sails including overnight, day, and week-long trips aboard the 82′ schooner Seaward and the 132′ brigantine Matthew Turner. Call of the Sea is striving to hire and support motivated staff who share backgrounds and experience with the diverse communities we serve.

Call of the Sea does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. 


Room and board is available.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and aligned with or better than industry standard.

Please review the job description and submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume including personal and professional experience that is relative to the position on our website:


Required certifications:
License: None, Near Coastal

Please review the job description and apply on our website:



Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: Sausalito, California, San Francisco Bay
Sparred Length: 82'
LOA: 82'
LOD: 65'
Draft: 8' 6
Beam: 17'
Rig height: 75'
Freeboard: 4'
Tons: 59
Hull: steel
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