Licensed Captain who is a current PADI Pro for Summer Teen Voyages

Website Odyssey Expeditions

Need to be a USCG, RYA, IYT or equivalent licensed Captain who has skipper experience on catamarans or 40’+ sloops and is a current PADI professional member.

Summer position June through August 2015 for an Educational Adventure Programs in the British Virgin Islands or Windward Islands working with young adults ages 13-23.

Salary is above average for the outdoor adventure education field.  The biggest reward is not the pay, but the experience working as a positive role model in a very dynamic environment.  Your compensation covers round-trip air travel to and from the islands, meals, accommodations and program related and approved expenses during your contract period.

You need to teach some or all of the following specialties:  Deep, Night, Wreck, U/W Photo, EFR.

Live on board 46′ sailing catamarans full-time in a coed environment with our students.  You must enjoy working, teaching and living with teenagers.  Although our programs may be physically and mentally demanding, our instructors find the experience to be rewarding and enjoyable, well worth the time and effort.  Our Instructors must lead, role model and care for a small group of teens for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (there are no days off during a trip).  Days are long and there is usually only one day off between voyages.  This is not just scuba diving; it is helping out in all aspects of the program itinerary. Keeping accurate records of student, staff, and course reports.  Organizing meal preparation.  Pre-trip prep and final breakdown at the end.  Care and maintenance of all program gear

Dynamic staff member must understand that their responsibilities are with not only with the students within their group, but also to each student’s parents, and Odyssey Expeditions.

Odyssey Expeditions is a premier educational adventure program, established in 1995. Odyssey has been leading unique and outstanding educational adventure programs focusing on sailing, scuba diving and marine science. Combining an awesome island sailing adventure and underwater exploration program with a staff of enthusiastic sailors, biologists, and scuba instructors, Odyssey Expeditions integrates marine science discoveries into an adventure of a lifetime.  Voyages are dedicated to providing the educational background, underwater exploration skills, and personal talents to help students develop into ‘Ambassadors of the World’s Oceans.’

Only non-smokers and minimal drinkers need apply.
Must be must be completely fluent in English (both spoken and written), physically fit and healthy.

Please visit our web site at to learn more about our voyages.

Additional Opportunities for those with:

Biology Background

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