Aquatics


Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

  Boy In A Pool  

Current Volunteer Opportunities 

Breithaupt Youth Swimming Lesson Volunteer

 

Overview of the Opportunity

Our Learn to Swim program is designed to meet the learning needs of children and adults of any skill level.  This program features a smooth transition between levels, fabulous support resources and teaching tools for staff, and an emphasis on building endurance in the water. As a Swimming Lesson Assistant you, will assist in providing a safe, enjoyable environment for swimming lessons and you be essential in supporting our certified swimming instructors on the deck in in the pool.

 

Key Responsibilities or Tasks

  • Actively participate in program at all times
  • Interact and encourage participants
  • Promote water safety
  • Provide high quality customer service to participants and parent/guardians
  • Be a positive role model to program participates           

 

Skills, Experience and/or Requirements  

  • Must have completed grade 8
  • Ideally completed Level N, although this is not necessary, as long as you have some swimming ability
    • Desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to talk to a wide variety of people (children, parents/guardians and staff)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to recognize when you need assistance or have a questions
  • Ability to be positive, friendly and encouraging 

 

Time Commitment

  • Fall, Winter or Spring Sessions –  1 x 2 hour shift per week
  • Summer Session – various types of volunteer shifts depending on the pool (daily, bi-weekly or weekly). 

Benefits

  • Develop new leadership skills in a specialized area
  • Have a positive impact and difference in the lives of participates  
  • Meet new people who share the same interest
  • Volunteer verification and/or reference, community service hours and resume building

 

Address: Breithaupt Centre and Pool, 350 Margaret Ave Kitchener (519 741 2502)

Age Criteria: 13 – 24  years old

Next steps:  Application Form, interview, reference checks may be requested

Contact: Taylor Lopers, Aquatics Clerk, Breithaupt Centre & Pool – 519 741 2502 or taylor.lopers@kitchener.ca

 

   

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