Do what you love at DBMS!

If you are interested in joining our team and supporting the mission to connect people of all ages, abilities and means to Duxbury Bay, we want to learn more about you! DBMS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates to apply who are aligned with furthering our inclusive mission.

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Current Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Please check out the job openings below to learn more about the current opportunities at DBMS. For specific program questions, please email the listed contact. For Volunteer Opportunities please see scroll below.

If there are no current openings in your area of interest, we still want to hear from you! Please scroll to bottom of page and fill out a contact form below.

Note: Applicants for Instructor positions at DBMS must be 16 years or over; however, if you have relevant experience and are 14-16 years old, we encourage you to apply for any open Instructor’s Aide Positions listed below. Positions are limited and are accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Opportunities

Below are the job descriptions and links to apply for 2022 positions.

Launch Driver

Launch Drivers at DBMS are critical to the success of our summer junior programs, events, and community outreach. Launch drivers are expected to act as role models and instructors to all young participants in sailing, marine science, kayaking, DBA, and other programs. Duties include driving launches to pick up and deliver sailing students to their respective floats, maintaining motorboats and other equipment, performing maintenance duties on campus, teaching power boating lessons, and adhering to all safety standards set by the USCG and DBMS. Launch Drivers must have their USCG Approved Limited Master (Launch Tender) License and be 18 years of age or older. Candidates will be required to complete First Aid, CPR, AED, and SafeSport certifications before the start of programs.

ACCESSAIL Instructor

As a part-time summer ACCESSAIL Instructor you will work with a team to ensure safe operation of our 22 foot Marshall Cat sailboats during sailing programs for participants with varying physical and cognitive abilities. Duties include but are not limited to sailing, aiding participants with embarking and disembarking vessels and equipment management. All Instructors must be First Aid, CPR, AED, SafeSport, and Heads Up certified before the start of programs. Preference will be given to outgoing and helpful candidates with sailing and boating experience.

Paddle Sports Instructor

As a part-time summer Paddle Sports Instructor you will be a role model and instructor for youth engaged in kayaking and paddle boarding. Instructors will work in partnership with one another to oversee a group of 8-12 children on the ocean. General duties include supervision and teaching kayaking or paddle boarding, leading engaging water activities, and most importantly – keeping students safe in a marine environment. Applicants will be required to complete First Aid, CPR, AED, and SafeSport certifications before the start of programs. Ideal candidates are over 16 and have Lifeguarding, or Sailing Instructor Certification.

Volunteer Opportunities

Our team of committed volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Whether it as rowing coach, sailing instructor, committee member or event volunteer, there are several opportunities to get involved. If you have skills or interests that you would like to share with our community, we want to hear from you!

Opening of the Bay Weekend – DBMS’ Annual Fundraiser

Every year there are many kinds of volunteer opportunities leading up to and over Opening of the Bay weekend. If you have any interest in learning more about how you could help DBMS put on our biggest fundraiser of the year, and what has become a Duxbury tradition, fill out the form below! If you, or someone you know, may be interested, please contact our Outreach Director, Peter Graceffa, at peter@dbms.org or fill out the form.

ACCESSAIL Instructor

As a part-time summer ACCESSAIL Instructor you will work with a team to ensure safe operation of our 22 foot Marshall Cat sailboats during sailing programs for participants with varying physical and cognitive abilities. Duties include but are not limited to sailing, aiding participants with embarking and disembarking vessels and equipment management. All Instructors must be First Aid, CPR, AED, SafeSport, and Heads Up certified before the start of programs. Preference will be given to outgoing and helpful candidates with sailing and boating experience.

Rowing4Veterans Instructor

We are looking for volunteers with rowing experience to help with our Rowing4Veterans program. If you, or someone you know, may be interested, please contact our Outreach Director, Peter Graceffa, at peter@dbms.org or fill out the form.

Adult Rowing Coaches

Please contact Suzanne Walker at suzanne@dbms.org with any inquiries to work or volunteer as a rowing coach for the Adult Rowing program.

General Inquiries

Please fill out the contact form below to let us know what your areas of interest might be for job and/or volunteer opportunities at DBMS.

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