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See below for the latest vacancies with the JST both on the ships and ashore:

Volunteer as Third Officer onboard S.T.S Lord Nelson & S.V Tenacious
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others?The Jubilee Sailing Trust takes both disabled and able-bodied men and women to sea, to not only teach them how to crew a tall ship, but to promote equality, sharing and to celebrate our individual differences by working together to achieve greater things.

To help us achieve our aims, we are looking for Volunteer 3rd Officers who would be available for periods of 2-4 weeks at a time and would be able to help us on a regular basis to sail in a 3rd Officer capacity, at least twice per year or more if you can do it!

Experience of square rig sailing is not essential and you will be required to stand the 8-12 watch.

To be considered you must have a valid UK OOW CoC or equivalent and a current ENG1.

Travelling expenses to and from the vessel will be reimbursed.

This is an excellent opportunity to experience the magic of tall ship sailing in between regular contracts or during leave periods. If this something you would be interested in doing, please email


Travel paid

Great food

Visit exciting new countries

No square rig sailing experience needed

Your Job: Stand the 8-12 watch


Please send a CV to:

Charlotte Butcher


Phone: +44 (0)23 8044 3113


Volunteer Fundraising Research Intern

We require a Full or Part time Volunteer Fundraising Research Intern with reasonable expenses covered up to £8 per day. This position will be full or part time in the office (based in Woolston, Southampton.)

This role will be to support the Fundraising Department with its fundraising goals, participating in fundraising research, database management, some marketing and promotion and possible participation in fundraising events. With the charity starting a new year of significant growth, you will have great opportunity to be involved at a very exciting time. We are looking for someone excited about taking up a career in the charity sector, especially in fundraising roles; with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn being an absolute must.

Key Skills and Attributes: attention to detail, thoroughness and dedication, an interest in research and any experience in fundraising previously will be helpful but not essential at this stage.

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter detailing why you are interested in the role, and an up-to-date CV to making sure to include any experience you have had in relation to the key skills identified in the job description.


Are you adaptable with a cheerful, optimistic personality and organised with good administrational skills?

If the answer is yes, please apply to join one of our magnificent tall ships and sail the seas as Medical Purser on board S.T.S Lord Nelson & S.V Tenacious? 

We are looking for a Nurse registered with the NMC and who has ideally worked in a clinical role within the last 6 months.

What’s involved in the job:

The Medical Purser forms part of the professional Permanent Crew and plays a central role in the smooth running of the day to day life on board.

As Medical Purser your duties will include providing clinical care as well as caring for the health and welfare of all crew and trainees, upkeep of all on board medical stores and equipment, supervising the upkeep of accommodation areas and even running the on board shop.

A willingness to listen, learn, share knowledge and assist others is integral to the role of Medical Purser. A good sense of humour and a gregarious nature go hand in hand with life on board our ships.

If you think you would enjoy a complete change from your current nursing role and a chance to meet some truly wonderful and individual characters from all walks of life, then this is for you.

Travel Paid

Top quality food

Visit exciting countries

Please send your CV to:

Jill Manser


Phone: +44 (0)23 8044 3113

Medical Purser Advert
Become a Medical Purser with the Jubilee Sailing Trust



We are always on the look out for Relief Deck and Engineering Officers to cover our permanent seafarer’s leave periods, with tours from a week or more in duration to cover.
So if you are interested and can answer yes to the all the below then please contact us.
Do you have a UK issued Deck or Engineering Officers CoC / CEC?
Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of others?
Fancy spending your leave periods back at sea at a 45° angle of heel, getting blisters in the rain whilst sailing nowhere very slowly…?
Answered “yes” to all the above – what are you waiting for – get in touch!
Contact Jill Manser on: +44 (0)23 8044 3113 or email via our contact page.
If you would like to send us a speculative application for any other roles with the JST please contact:

Charlotte Butcher
Jubilee Sailing Trust
Hazel Rd
SO19 7GA
Tel: 023 8044 3113


To sail on the ship in a volunteer role of Bosuns Mate and Cooks Assistant you need to sail with us first as paid voyage crew and be recommended for the role.

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