Move More Swimming Pod Leader/Assistant Leader

Swimming Pod Leader/Assistants provide support and assistance to participants of the Move More Open Water Swimming programme.

  • Understanding and adhering to the Volunteer Code of Conduct, Risk Assessments and agreed Standard Operating Procedures for the swim programmes
  • Managing the swim navigation of assessed routes – as provided on the day by the Jersey Sport Open Water Coaching staff running the session. 
  • Meet, greet, and onboard participants
  • Work with the Jersey Sport coaches to offering a short pod briefing specific to your group and their ability, based around the main briefing given by staff e.g. how far they will be going, in what direction/to what landmarks, when you will pause to rest/regroup.
  • Facilitating the social aspect of meeting to swim together
  • Work with the on-water staff to always keep the group safe and together, responding to first aid incidents if necessary
  • Reporting as / if necessary
  • Suggesting new / alternative swim routes / locations to be worked up and risk assessed.