All presentations should be instructive, engaging, fun and interactive. Lecturers should be prepared to give approximately four to six 45-minute presentations (including Q&A) depending on the voyage’s itinerary.
Destination We are looking for qualified experts in one or more of the following areas: General History, Art History, Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Social Economics, Culture, as well as Wildlife Experts and Naturalists. All presentations must be itinerary specific, include visuals and be designed to enhance the guest's experience ashore.
Destination regions include the following: Mediterranean, Northern Europe & Baltic, Asia, Africa, Arabia & Indian Ocean, Antarctica, Caribbean, Mexico & Panama Canal, South America, Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific, Alaska & Pacific Coast, New England/Canada, and the transoceanic routes.
Special Interest We are looking for qualified experts in the following areas: Art, Film, Health, Music, Science, Theatre and World Affairs. Audio and visually enhanced presentations are preferred.* *Due to our current focus on Destination Experts, response time to Special Interest applications may be delayed.
On most vessels, Compass Art Instructors should be prepared to give one fifty-five minute class per sea day. The mediums of interest include Watercolors, Pastels, Drawing and Sketching. The lessons should appeal to the beginner as well as the more advanced student, and there should always be an emphasis on fun and enjoyment.
RELIGIOUS SERVICE LEADERS
Members of the Clergy should be prepared to conduct religious services for passengers and occasionally crew, and provide spiritual guidance to those who request it. In addition, non-denominational services may be required.
Protestant Ministers* *At this time, we are not accepting new applications for the onboard Protestant Minister position. Thank you for your interest, and please feel free to check back at a later time.
GENTLEMEN HOST® PROGRAM
Gentlemen Hosts®must be single gentlemen, 40-68 years, who are refined social dancers, cultivated and distinguished gentlemen who enjoy enriching the lives of others. Our volunteer dance hosts possess the highest moral ethics, make friends easily and love to dance.