Join the Team!

Work for NYSS

Northport Youth Sailing School (NYSS), located on Grand Traverse Bay in Leelanau County, Michigan, provides sailing lessons to youths 8-18. Our program provides beginner through advanced training for 5 weeks beginning in July and ending the first week of August. Our purpose is to give our students the opportunity to learn the sport of sailing and to instill in them a love of sailing. If you are interested in applying for a job with NYSS, please read the job descriptions and requirements and mail your application to Donna Chapman, PO Box 354, Northport, MI 49670 or email to

NYSS Job Descriptions

Employment Application


We’re always looking for extra sets of willing hands! This season, we’re hoping to find volunteers for the following positions:
-Pre-season boathouse organization. Date TBA.
-Friday night potluck help
-Post-season boat cleaning. Saturday, August 3, 2019.
… and more!

Email Donna Chapman at to get more information and to sign up.