Do you want to teach and work aboard some of the regions finest traditional workboats?  Living Classrooms Foundation is hiring for all positions in Baltimore and DC. Seasonal (crew/educators) and full time (1 full time Captain position) March – November.

Position Announcement

Resumes are now being accepted for positions in:


The Living Classrooms Foundation is a non-profit educational organization in Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC that provides hands-on, interdisciplinary learning programs in challenging environments for students of all ages and backgrounds.

We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals for the positions of:


These individuals must be interested in joining a team of dedicated professionals to work with youth aboard one of our historic Chesapeake Bay workboats – the Pungy Schooner LADY MARYLAND, Skipjack SIGSBEE, and Buyboat MILDRED BELLE. Programs range in length from one-day trips to ten-day extended land/sea expeditions in the waters of Baltimore, the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries as well as off the New England coast.

Qualified applicants must possess a strong commitment to the education of all students, be motivated self-starters, function successfully as part of a team, and maintain a desire to work outdoors in a challenging but fun environment. Education/biology background is preferred, but we will train the right people. Drivers license and clean driving record required. This is a physically demanding job that necessitates a certain amount of physical fitness. Lady Maryland mate position requires a 100-ton license. Mildred Belle Captain position requires a 50-ton inland license and FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit.

Positions are seasonal: available March 1 through mid-November 2019

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Lisa Jones

Director, Shipboard Education


Peter Bolster

Director, Shipboard Operations