One way to support the Channel Islands Boating Center (CIBC) is by donating your time and energy!  We are always in need of people who want to help out and contribute to the CIBC.
If you would like to apply for a volunteer opportunity, please click on application (PDF, 90KB) and we will be in contact with you.  For questions regarding the volunteer program, please contact or at (805) 437-3212.   

Below are some ways that you can spend your time volunteering at the CIBC:


This group assist with a variety of instructional programs that may be on or off the water.  

  • Sailing or Kayaking programs
  • Team Building/ Group facilitation programs
  • Day at the Dock programs


The group assists in projects that improve and/or maintain the facility and equipment.

  • Boat Yard Maintenance & Minor Improvements
  • Clean up (annual work day to improve general facility appearance)
  • Sail Boat Upkeep (helping to maintain our fleet)


Every CIBC event requires volunteers.  This group will assist with set up, take down, activities, registration, etc. 

  • Community Outreach Events
  • National Safe Boating Day
  • Regattas
  • Family Weekend


This group assists with marketing for the CIBC and its programs for upcoming events.

  • Assist with website
  • Writing/publication
  • Distribution
  • Event planning


This group would assist with various administrative needs in the office.

  • Filling and organization  
  • Data entry for registration documents and surveys
  • Mail merges and mailings
  • Printing and folding promotional materials