Clearwater acknowledges that the construct of race disproportionally affects Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. We reflect and take action to ensure that our organization does not perpetuate white supremacy. Clearwater respects LGBTQIA+ people and we use language and actions that are respectful of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Clearwater celebrates and welcomes members of all race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or identity, physical or mental disability, or age to apply.

If you are interested in volunteering with Clearwater, onboard the sloop or in another capacity please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.


Executive Director

Clearwater is seeking a full-time Executive Director to join and lead our team of dedicated staff. The Executive Director works with the Board to uphold Clearwater’s values, mission, and vision, and to implement short and long-term goals expressed in its strategic plan. For a full job description click here.

Please send a cover letter and resume to


Winter Maintenance Deckhands

Under the direction of the maintenance coordinator, a winter deckhand will participate in a variety of maintenance tasks needed to keep a historic wooden vessel sailing. Such tasks may include: sanding, painting, varnishing, cleaning, organizing, moving wood, shoveling snow, breaking ice, and various small carpentry projects. The right applicant may also get a chance to work closely with the professional shipwrights rebuilding parts of the Sloop. For the full job description click here.

Please send inquiries and applications to