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Land Support Crew

  • Location: South Townsville QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    WEDNESDAY mornings (No weekend sailing)

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Training

    Orientation, on the job and work health and safety

  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Marine Boat Licence
    Fit and active

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

A Land Support Crew member provides land/pontoon support for people with a disability who are learning how to sail.

The purpose of Sailability Townsville is to enable people with a disability to learn how to sail or to experience sailing with a skilled/trained volunteer. As our service grows we need more volunteer support workers to help get our disabled customers ready for sailing.

Tasks involved but not limited but not limited to: • have experience of working with people with a disability • be willing to learn how to manage our hoist • be willing to learn about two-way radio • be willing to help with set-up and stand-down procedures – marques, first aid kits, life jackets etc. • Rigging and launching dinghies • Fitting life jackets • Operation of the support boat • Sailing the dinghies • Administration • Winching sailors into dinghies • Assisting on the pontoon

WEDNESDAY mornings (No weekend sailing)