Jobs

Capital Rowing Club almost always has opportunities for getting involved whether through coaching with our programs, helping with administrative work, fundraising, or through corporate training programs and summer camps for junior rowers. Most programs are on the water late March – November, and attend regattas in the summer and fall. If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below, please email jobs@capitalrowing.org with a resume and a note about what opportunities you are interested in.

Coaching Opportunities

Adaptive/CARP

This is a part-time position that will work with the Director and Head coach of our adaptive program. The program has a range of experience levels and builds competitive adaptive rowers who race at regattas, including the BAYADA Regatta in the summer. Practices are four days a week, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-8pm, and Saturday (8am-12noon).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open, welcoming and fun environment for adaptive rowers with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Coordinate with Director and head coach for on the water practices.
  • Maintain a safe and inclusive practice environment.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of trailer to and from regattas.

Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to athletes
  • Must be certified or able to obtain boating license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check
  • Experience with adaptive athletics (optional)
  • Availability to attend regattas (optional)
  • US Rowing certification (optional)
  • CPR/ First Aid Certifications (optional)

Sculling Programs — Learn to Scull

Sculling is always in high-demand at Capital! Capital typically offers smaller sessions of group “Learn to Scull,” which we can organize around the schedule for potential coaches. If you have experience introducing experience sweep rowers to sculling, or are interested in doing that, please apply! Learn to Scull sessions are usually on weekends in late spring/early summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open, welcoming and fun environment for rowers with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Coordinate with the coaching team for on the water practices.
  • Maintain a safe and inclusive practice environment.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of trailer to and from regattas.

Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to athletes
  • Must be certified or able to obtain boating license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check
  • Availability to attend regattas (optional)
  • US Rowing certification (optional)
  • CPR/ First Aid Certifications (optional)

Juniors Summer Camp Program

For the past few years, Capital Juniors has offered a 1 week long learn to row camp in June. Students who enroll in the program learn to row in the mornings, and then have organized activities in the afternoon. The alternative programming has ranged in activities from sports to video editing, to volunteering to cultural activities. Capital is seeking a motivated individual to help us develop this year’s program, and has the ability to offer multiple 1-week camps this summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open, welcoming and fun environment for new young adult rowers
  • Develop a plan for the camp in coordination with the Juniors coaching staff and Juniors Committee
  • Maintain a safe and inclusive practice environment.

Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of coaching or teaching experience
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to athletes
  • Must be certified or able to obtain boating license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check
  • US Rowing certification (optional)
  • CPR/ First Aid Certifications (optional)

Administrative & Fundraising Opportunities

Executive/Adminstrative Position for Juniors Program (Part time)

The Executive Director of the Juniors Rowing Program directs and operates this program consistent with the policies established by Capital Rowing Club, with the goal of fulfilling the club’s mission to bring rowing opportunities and the benefits of rowing to the Anacostia Community and greater Washington DC area.  This position reports to the voting board members with the President serving as head of the committee.

Responsibilities:

  • With the approval of the President or his or her designee, hire coaches and other staff for each program. Manage coaches and other staff, provided that any termination or dismissal requires the advance approval of the President.
  • Provide vision, and execute on that vision for the program
  • Represent the program to club members, family, and to the public
  • Represent the club to the community at large
  • Recruit, screen, and provide oversight of program volunteers
  • Provide coaching (as needed) to maintain oversight
  • Quantify, track, and celebrate successes
  • Identify and form strategic partnerships
  • Communicate with the fundraising/grant writer coordinator and assist in the grant writing process for the program (e.g. vision, numbers, achievements, etc.)
  • Recruit youth participants personally and by organizing recruitment activities.
  • Develop and oversee an academic component for the Juniors program.

Development Director (Part time)

Fundraising Coordinator is responsible to fundraising activities for the Capital Rowing Club with an emphasis on the Juniors and Adaptive program.  This position reports to voting board members with the President serving as head of the committee.

Contract Term: Hourly, per grant or consulting fee structure compensation available

Responsibilities:

  • Develop fundraising strategies and policies for the club
  • Identify fundraising opportunities and execute on those opportunities
  • Identify, write, submit, and oversee grants that the club may be eligible
  • Identify sponsorship opportunities and execute on those opportunities, which includes but are not limited to Ergathon and sponsorships for regattas and other club functions.  
  • Identify and form strategic partnerships for the club
  • Communicate and collaborate with Capital’s various rowing programs on grant proposal
  • Communicate to the Board on all fundraising efforts and opportunities