Looking Aloft

Many vessels, one adventure with Bytown Brigantine

Tag Archives: Youth Employment

Employment Opportunities

Bytown Brigantine Inc., a sail training organization for youth ages 12-18, offers seasonal employment opportunities for crew and office staff.   We are currently looking to fill the following shipboard positions for the 2016 season: Summer Student – Administrative & Volunteer Program Assistant Captain, Tall Ship Black Jack Mate 150, Tall Ship Fair Jeanne Please […]

Food Handlers Certification

Due to low enrollment for the Food Handlers course Saturday March 26th, we will not be able to offer it in the traditional format (Instructor coming in to the BBI office).  Instead, the City of Ottawa has offered up an e-learning alternative called “In Good Hands.” This e-learning is composed of 15 modules that can be […]

Officer in Training Program

If you are interested in becoming an Officer in Training aboard one of our ships during the 2016 season, review the program information and contact us to discuss the opportunity.  We look forward to welcoming new OT’s as they work towards crew positions aboard the ships. Along with our traditional summer programs, Bytown Brigantine prides itself […]

2015 Training Awards

This year we had a total of 67 new trainees who joined our training vessel “Black Jack” for a total of nine, 5-day voyages, plus one mid-September voyage for the Girl Guides.  Of this group, a number of newly appointed Deckhands moved upward to the Ordinary Seaman level and, I believe, a number moved onto […]