Work at Urban Boatbuilders!
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
We believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment that enhances our ability to pursue our mission and support youth. We are committed to building an organization that fosters inclusivity and equity among members of the community. Our organization actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for all positions.
Now seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:
Youth Development Boatbuilding Instructor
.5 FTE (20 hrs)
The Youth Development Boatbuilding Instructor facilitates and manages boat building and longboard making classes with small groups of middle and high school aged youth in diverse settings. The position is focused on creating a safe work environment, managing boat building projects, and fostering a positive team culture. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a commitment to engaging young people through project-based learning and building positive relationships with youth and community members. The instructor will deliver programming at sites across the Twin Cities area and/or at the Urban Boatbuilders shop. Days, hours, and location may vary depending on the needs of the partnering organization. As a result, some schedule flexibility and reliable transportation is required.
Please email your cover letter and resume to Collette King, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, December 17, 2017.
Boatbuilding Manual Technical Writer
Length of project: January 15 - June 1, 2018
Compensation: $25 - $35 per hour DOQ. In addition, opportunities to learn woodworking and boatbuilding skills, and to use the fleet of boats and paddling equipment will be available.
Proposal and Deadlines
Please submit a proposal by Friday, December 22, 2017, outlining the timeline, estimated number of hours anticipated to complete the project, and benchmark deadlines of the project within the constraints of the project period (January 15 - June 1, 2018).
Please email your resume, minimum two pages of a technical writing sample, above proposal, and 2-3 professional references to Martha Brummitt at email@example.com by Friday, December 22, 2017 at 5:00pm.
About Urban Boatbuilders:
Urban Boatbuilders is a youth development organization and our mission is “to empower youth to build the skills they need to succeed in school, work, and life through the building and use of wooden boats.” We serve hundreds of youth each year. Through our Partnership Program and Apprenticeship Program, youth develop technical woodworking skills, social and emotional learning skills and a connection to their local waterways.
Your donation will help to ensure that Urban Boatbuilders is able to build more young lives.
Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law.