Recreation Sports and Aquatics Club


Swimming - Swim Helper

Volunteer- Swim Helpers  

Position Title: Swimming Helper Volunteer

 

Section/Unit: Recreation Sports and Aquatics Club

 

Supervision: Experienced Swimming Coach

 

 

Position Description:

Provide assistance to children and adults with a disability (and sometimes their siblings) to learn and improve their swimming skills. Participants range from beginners to competent swimmers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Volunteers are needed to help children and adults with a disability in the water and help them learn basic water safety and, as they progress improve their swim technique.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

 

Essential:

  • A Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Ability to relate well to clients and other staff and volunteers
  • Ability to follow directions from supervisor
  • Water confidence
  • An interest in working with people with a disability
  • Patience

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in swim instruction
  • Experience working with people with a disability

 

 

 

Start Date: This is an ongoing, open position.