Following a skills audit of our board we are keen to recruit new trustees with the following experience:
If you are inspired by our vision, want to be part of shaping the future of Seas Your Future and can offer relevant experience, time and commitment, please apply to join us!
We meet our core objectives through:
Our tall ship Pelican has berth capacity for up to 35 trainees and 12 crew and volunteers, and our tall ship Fridtjof Nansen has berth capacity for up to 42 trainees and 13 crew and volunteers. We have been undertaking sail training voyages since 2007. We aim to sail for 48 weeks every year and our sailing programme is normally agreed 12-24 months in advance. We work in strategic partnership with charities and community organisations, education providers, vocational trainers, port authorities and local councils, to offer a unique and life-changing experience to all who sail with us. With our recently acquired second ship we are expanding our sail training offer with an exciting programme of activities including ocean science and maritime careers and are seeking at least two new trustees to extend the range of skills and experience on our current board of six.
Candidates interested in becoming a Trustee for Seas Your Future must be able to demonstrate the following:
Candidates must be able to demonstrate at least three years’ experience in at least one of the following:
What difference will you make?
As we plan to more than double the number of young people who will benefit from our activities, from around 450 each year to around 1,000, giving them a potentially life-changing opportunity, you will support our vision and strategic direction as set out in our 5-year Development Plan first published in July 2020 and updated in May 2022. We are particularly eager to develop our career development activities, by offering more opportunities to young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to explore the possibilities of a career in the Maritime Sector or in Ocean Science and Environmental Studies.
Deadline: 5th September 2022
As Pelican voyage crew members, young people from all backgrounds, aged between 14 and 25, embark on a voyage of self-discovery. They join us to learn from experts in sail training, explore the possibilities of a maritime career or pursue a passion for ocean science and environmental conservation. We’re looking for an enthusiastic expedition medic to cover the role of Volunteer Health and Welfare officer providing pastoral support and emergency health cover for coastal voyages around the United Kingdom and Ireland. Dates: 5th June – 20th Dublin – Dublin. Along with future voyages.
We will arrange and pay for travel, support arranging indemnity insurance and cover those expenses too.
You should be a UK registered doctor/nurse/paramedic registered in the UK, ideally with recent acute/emergency care experience. You will be supported virtually by our lead Health and Welfare Officer, plus the option of case discussion with our emergency care consultants as required from the Bristol Royal Infirmary NHS Trust.
A comprehensive medical kit Is provided on board, and all participants undergo pre-voyage health screening.
To apply or for further information, please email Marc Robinson; Lead Health and Welfare officer, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
Due to the purchase of our second vessel, the Fridtjof Nansen, we have an immediate opening for the position of Bosun. You need to be familiar with a vessel of similar size, be able to work in a team, guide and instruct people aloft, enjoy an adventure and be professional. For further information about Seas Your Future and our programmes please visit www.seasyourfuture.org
Minimum Basic Training Needed:
Please email email@example.com with your, name, phone number, CV and a brief paragraph about your experience and your availability or request an informal conversation about the role.
We are looking for volunteer 3rd Officers to join Pelican of London and Fritjof Nansen on their planned voyages over the next 12 months. We have space on board for individuals who wish to add sea time and enjoy an adventure as part of our professional crew.
Minimum Basic Training Needed:
Company Preferred Attributes:
Seas Your Future operates a flexible rotation system; If you are interested in this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your phone number, name, CV and a brief paragraph about your experience and your availability.
Seas Your Future is the trading name of Adventure Under Sail, a small charity involved in sail training, maritime careers and ocean science. We are seeking to recruit local volunteer Ambassadors at an exciting time in our development, to raise our profile, to attract new sources of funding, and to develop partnerships with youth organisations to deliver our mission. Over the next five years we have the exciting opportunity potentially to double the number of young people who sail with us, but we need additional skills and resources. Could you help us?
Our mission is “….to educate young people, through the provision of sailing or sailing related activities and other training and so as to develop their physical, mental, and social capabilities so that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society and their conditions of life may be improved”.
We pursue these objectives on board the tall ships Pelican of London and Fridtjof Nansen by:
Young people need support now more than ever. This is a great opportunity to contribute positively to the development of young people and to partner with some committed and passionate individuals
If you would like an informal discussion for further information, please contact Simon Thorrington our Development and Partnerships Manager, email@example.com
We could not maintain our tall ships, Pelican of London and Fridtjof Nansen, without the help and support of our volunteers. Become a volunteer and your time will be highly valued. We rely on volunteer crew throughout the year, and our Tall Ship requires regular maintenance when it is in dry dock in Sharpness or Bristol to ensure safety and comfort for the sailing crew and youth trainees. To Become a Volunteer please complete and email our Volunteer Application Form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our 2020 Development Plan outlines our aims and objectives for the next few years.
Crew and students share experiences with you on their Seas Your Future voyages with College Partners and Darwin200.