Captains & Tour Boat Operation. Guides, Crew & Boat Duties, Guide for Lighthouse, Tour Base- Book Tours, Gift Shop

(Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club)

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Position ID: V-CWD0353 Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 Last Full Update: 28 Sep 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactStanley Young, Secretary, Southampton Marine Heritage Society; Phone: 519-797-2157 * 226-668-9040; Email: vettes67@hotmail.com
DutiesCaptains - in charge of tours, drives 26 ft Peerless II boat to Chantry Island and back, monitors radio & marine weather forecasts

Guides - narrates script on history of Southampton and area, provides tour & history of lighthouse keepers cottage

Crew- responsible for passenger loading/unloading, securing boat at docks, guide for trip up 106 steps to top of lighthouse
More Info Linkwww.chantryisland.com/
BenefitsMeet tourists from all over the world 
BBQ held in spring to sign up volunteers, BBQ at end of August - Appreciation night
ClientsTourists from all areas of Canada, USA and other countries. Some are history buffs and others are lighthouse enthusiasts
Ages8 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Guide / Greeter ; Historical / Archival Activities
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills - give prepared speech on history of Southampton and area, island and lighthouse ; Customer Service - confident, answers tourists questions, gives prepared history of area ; Dependability & Trustworthiness - scheduled tours during summer months (May 24 to Labor day) ; Friendly & Outgoing - Communication with tourists ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor - you are the ambassadors of our tours ; Team Work - work with captain and crew member on tour
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - May 24 to Labour Day ; Tours usually run from May 24th weekend until Labour Day
Interaction LevelSmall Group - maximum 9 passengers per trip
Minimum Hours2 / Day
Dates and TimesMay 24-Jun 30: Sat-Sun tours 1 pm, 3 pm

Jul 1-31: Mon-Fri tours 1 pm, 3 pm

Aug 1-Labour Day: Mon-Fri tours 9:30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
SeasonsSpring ; Summer
LocationChantry Island Tour Base, Saugeen St Southampton Ont
Number of PositionsBruce County: 5 individual(s) ; Southampton: 5 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided - For Captains, Guides and Crew Members ; Training is required - Captains, boat licence, SVOP ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationCar required
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsHelpful if you have First Aid 
Boaters license required for captains
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameMarine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Office PhoneChantry Island Tour Base: 519-797-5862
Toll Free PhoneChantry Island Tour Base: 1-866-797-5862
Websitewww.chantryisland.com/index.php
Address & Map
Chantry Island Tour Base
86 Saugeen St
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
Mailing AddressBox 421 
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0