ID: 94951

On-Water Volunteers at Sailors with disAbilities

Other Long Term Darling Point NSW

About this opportunity

On-water volunteers will work with the community, schools, and people with disabilities to facilitate our mission to “act as a catalyst for change, offering opportunities to people with disabilities and those at a disadvantage.” He/she will gain the incredible experience of making a difference to people’s lives while being responsible for safety, engagement and helping our clients feel amazing. Sailing experience and/or teaching experience is not essential, though passion and commitment are imperative. The ideal candidate is committed, organized, enthusiastic and works well with people. This position requires balancing on-water responsibilities and true people skills.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

A passion for engaging and encouraging children and adults who are disadvantaged or disabled.
Sailing experience advantageous but not essential.
Reliability and punctuality a must.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Our Programs run during the week and at weekends throughout the year. Regular sails are from 9am - 12:00pm and 12:30pm - 2:30pm. We are looking for long term commitment to ensure that our programs offer consistency, development and continual improvement.

Interested in
  • Childcare
  • Disability Support
  • Education and Training
  • Fundraising and Events
  • Sport and Physical Activities
  • Tutoring and Mentoring

SWD gives volunteer orientation followed by an on-water assessment which will give you a crew level designation which allows you to hop on board with other crew—all on-water volunteers are assessed.


SWD does not provide any reimbursement or sailing training, however, you will learn about and acquire basic sailing skills by participating.