Instructor jobs for Sea Kayaking and Paddleboarding

We are always looking for enthusiastic applicants who want to join our team. Should you have any questions please call (510) 642-7666 or send an email to Kyle Winslow, the Cal Adventures Boating Programs Manager, at We love to talk to prospective staff.


Job Description

Teach folks how to paddle! We’re looking for paddling instructors to teach introductory sea kayaking classes that cover sea kayak anatomy, rescues, and basic strokes/draws. We’re also seeking paddling guides to co-lead evening sit-on-top kayaking programs (Full Moon and Sunset Paddles). Closed deck sea kayaking experience is required to teach introductory classes and general kayaking experience is desired to lead sit-on-top kayaking programs. We also seek kayak roll instructors to teach Thursday evening clinics at the Strawberry Canyon Pool. Paddling instructor positions offers seasonal PT weekend hours and the paddling guide position offers seasonal PT weekend and weekday work.

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