We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Skipper who can not just sail our vessels but manage the maintenance in conjunction with our current volunteer Marine Operations Manager. You will need to lead our volunteer crew, inspire the many young people we have onboard as well as develop our schedule and sailing programme.  We are looking for a full time Skipper to work across both our vessels, 72-ft Challenge Wales and 60-ft Adventure Wales.

Read the job description, personal specification and for details on how to apply, click here..
Deadline for applications is 21st May 2021 however, this post will remain open until we find the right person to be part of the team.

Croesewir ceisiadau yn Gymraeg | Applications welcome in Welsh


Relief Skipper(s)

Relief Skippers are part of our super-duper team and help deliver our sail training services when our Seasonal Skippers are on leave. These roles are on a day rate basis. There will be limited opportunities but we expect to work with Relief Skippers from the summer of 2021  in particular for day and residential voyages. We are also planning for 2022. They are important roles and ideal for those looking for flexible/additional sailing opportunities during the season.

If you would like to apply, please read the job description, personal specification and click here to apply.

Opportunities for Relief Skippers will remain open and will be assessed and recruited on an ongoing basis. If you are interested, you are encouraged to apply asap.

Volunteer Crew

Volunteering can be a really rewarding experience giving you an opportunity to pass down your experiences, knowledge and life skills to others.  Challenge Wales is currently looking for volunteer crew. This is an unpaid position and a minimum commitment is required. To be eligible to be a volunteer crew  you need to have a minimum of RYA Day Skipper OR at least 2 years sailing experience and have a basic knowledge of sailing OR have experience in outdoor adventure, teaching, youth work or instructing OR been on one of our longer voyages of 3 days or more and been recommended by the Skipper to apply to be a volunteer.

There are opportunities to be volunteer competent crew, volunteer watchleaders and volunteer Mate’s. And, for those volunteers who are keen to take on additional responsibilities there is progression opportunities to Skipper roles too (as detailed above).

For further details check out the volunteering section on the website.

Child Protection & Safeguarding Officer 

This is a voluntary position and although previously held by a Trustee this position does not need to be held by a Trustee.
If you have an open-mind, are non-judgemental and are approachable then this role could be for you. Read the role description here and how to apply.

Fancy being part of our amazing team that inspires and helps young people while having lots of fun at the same time?!