Positions are filled for the remainder of our 2023 sailing season, but we are looking for the position(s) below for this winter!  

If you would like to apply, please email your resume and cover letter to captains@clearwater.org with the name of the role you are applying to in the subject line.

General information about all roles:

All crew will be required to follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines as set by the CDC and USCG. Vaccination for COVID-19 is required.

Applicants must enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds and be able to maintain a work environment that challenges gender stereotypes and is LGBTQ+ affirming. Applicants also must have experience working in, sensitivity to, and appreciation for ethnically diverse viewpoints and different communication styles. 

Winter Trainee

Winter Maintenance Trainees join the Clearwater crew for a period of 4-10 weeks during the repair and maintenance season. Under the direction of the captains and mate, trainees will assist in various aspects of winterizing, maintaining, and repairing the Sloop Clearwater and caretaking of the workshop. This includes, but is not limited to, sanding, painting, varnishing, assisting shipwrights, shoveling snow, and cleaning. This is an entry level position. Housing in a shared apartment and food is provided. Crew works approximately 40 hours per week. Stipend is $160/week.