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Tackers/General Instructor

Gold Coast Sailing Club have been running casual family sailing on saturday mornings. We also work with Varsity and Somerset Colleges on friday, plus BOND and Southern Cross Uni's, plus run the Tackers programs T1,T2,T3 which feed into Green Fleet and Club Racing. The Club has 10x OziOpti Tackers boats, 2x Hobie Breeze Cats, 2+ Lasers, 8x Hansa 303s, 8xHansa Breeze, 4x Hansa 2.3s, 2x RIB Safety Boats, Club Coach, Dinghy Racing Instructors, and Volunteers that can assist you.

We also have opportunities to further your career through Club Racing, Regattas, Corporate Events, Special Olympics Teams, and NDIS Disability Services.

Volunteer - Boat Captain

Assist with maintaining the fleet, daily operations, & Race Control if interested.

Commodore - Sailing Contractor

Our Commodore and family directors are hoping to retire soon but need the right team to continue the Club's exciting journey into the future. The Contractor may buy out the existing Contract and nominate their own Executive and Committee members giving them 100% control of the Company. Current Client ratio 50% Able/Disabled. The income is ever increasing and will escalate when NDIS is fully implemented July 2018. (Yellow Card requirement) We would suggest a family with husband hands on (Commodore/CEO/Director/General Manager) responsible for Client liasion, Bookings for Special Clients & Corporate Groups, Bond, Varsity, Somerset, Tackers and NDIS, oversee Maintenance, Website, Databases, etc with wife (Director) handling the Accounts, Banking, Grant Writing, Document Management, Instructor/Volunteer/Work for the Dole Coordination, Blue/Yellow cards, NDIS admin, Volunteer & Client calendars.  Currently run by one person (me) 2-3 days a week assisted by Instructors & Volunteers.  See ACNC Register & AIS 2016-2017 financials at https://www.acnc.gov.au/RN52B75Q?ID=9741F056-DCBC-410C-A800-2547DE88FAA1&noleft=1

Please forward applications/enquiries to:  Chris Ruston – goldcoastsailingclub@icloud.com 

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