Careers at Row New York

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As Row New York grows, we are always on the lookout for talented, energetic people to add to our team. Current job opportunities are below, but if you do not see a position that fits your skills and you would like to work with us, please send your resume and a thoughtful email to

Scholastic Rowing League Coaches

Row New York is hiring coaches for our Scholastic Rowing League programs. Our Scholastic Rowing League is made of Independent Schools throughout NYC, and Row New York works with the schools to staff their rowing teams. Each school has a dedicated and resourceful athletics dept. that, along with RNY, is very committed to creating a successful rowing program. Coaching pay is competitive and hours are flexible. Please see the below school and associated job description for full position details and how to apply.

The Hewitt School – Manhattan Boathouse – Head Coach & Asst. Coach
Poly Prep Country Day School – Brooklyn Rowing Site – Head Coach & Asst. Coach
St. Edmund Preparatory High School – Brooklyn Rowing Site – Head Coach

Wellness Coach

Row New York is seeking a part-time* Wellness Coach who will support our teen participants’ emotional and mental well-being and growth. This will be accomplished primarily by facilitating student workshops, empowering staff, and counseling participants in crisis.

The ideal candidate is an engaging, fun, and creative group facilitator and has experience counseling youth through crises, trauma, and the everyday challenges of being a young person. He or she will be committed to guiding our teen participants as they figure out who they want to be, navigate new or changing relationships, and come into their own.  

Spanish fluency is required. Must be willing to travel to different program locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan

More information here.

Coaching Assistants

The Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn Coaching Assistants will help coach and motivate a team of up to 20 high school girls and/or boys enrolled in Row New York’s programs in their pursuit of athletic and academic excellence. They will work between Row New York’s main office in Manhattan and their respective boathouse. An excellent candidate has experience coaching rowing and is committed to sports based youth development.

Manhattan Coaching Assistant
Brooklyn Coaching Assistant
Queens Coaching Assistant

Development and Special Events Manager

Row New York is seeking an energetic Development & Special Events Manager to work closely with the development and communications team, programming staff, the Board of Directors, and the Young Executives Board (YEB) to coordinate four major fundraising events throughout the year, in addition to smaller community-based events for corporate partners, funders, and other supporters as needed.  Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development & Special Events Manager will also support Row New York’s Development Department with institutional letters of intent, grants, reports, direct mail and digital fundraising appeals, and entering data/running reports from our Salesforce database as needed.

More information here.

Community Coaching Corps

Community Coaching Corps Members will commit to a challenging and exciting year at Row New York, the biggest rowing club in NYC. Coaching Corps Members will work closely with a wide range of programs including middle school programs, high school programs and adaptive programs each day at one of our locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan or Queens. Coaching Corps Members will inspire, challenge, and transform New York City’s under-resourced youth and their communities by providing mentorship, and fostering a love of rowing.  

More information here.

Marketing and Communications Paid Internship

Row New York seeks a Marketing and Communications Intern to help us reach a wider audience of potential supporters and participants by capturing compelling content through video, photography, and other storytelling mediums. The Marketing and Communications Intern will report to the Marketing and Communications Manager. The position will work with a wide range of staff and participants at our various boathouse and main office locations. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven college student interested in the communications profession or digital marketing. Must be a current college student/ recent alumni.

More information here.

Community Assistant – Adaptive Programs

Row New York (RNY) seeks a positive and energetic person to serve as a coach for the community programs in Queens, NY.  The coach’s primary focus will be to coach participants in Row New York’s adaptive programs, middle school indoor program, juvenile justice program and representing Row New York at community events.  The coach will also have the opportunity to coach various other programs including, but not limited to learn-to-row programs, summer camps, groups, indoor rowing programs, and team building programs, schedule permitting.

More information here.

Community Assistant – Masters and Adult Programs

Row New York (RNY) seeks a positive and energetic person to serve as a coach for the community programs in Manhattan, NY.  The coach’s primary focus will be to coach participants in Row New York’s Manhattan based community programs.  These programs include, but are not limited to learn-to-row programs, masters, summer camps, indoor rowing programs, and team building programs.

More information here.

AmeriCorps Coach Across America Coaching Positions

AmeriCorps State and National program provide thousands of Americans each year the opportunity to improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. AmeriCorps works hand in hand with local partners like Row New York to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation. Row New York seeks three full-time Coach Across America Positions, to start early 2017, in our Brooklyn and Queens sites. See the below programs and job descriptions for details on how to apply.

Brooklyn Varsity Assistant Coach
Queens Novice Assistant Coach
Community Rowing Assistant Coach – Queens