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YMCA
in Oshawa
invites applications for the position of
Part-time Swim Instructor/ Lifeguard

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. The Oshawa Mary St. YCMA Centre is one of nine full service health and fitness centres across the Greater Toronto area. The Centre provides a full range of services and community programs to more than 6,000 members, including children, youth and adults, who represent the diversity of Toronto and its communities.
The Instructor Swim Lessons position teaches and examines using the YMCA Swim Lesson program curriculum and resources. Instructors develop weekly lesson plans that identify the unique needs of the participants. Instructors maintain a safe environment at all times.
The Lifeguard position maintains a safe aquatic environment at all times, including meeting regulatory and YMCA requirements.

Required Qualifications

Instructor Swim Lessons Qualifications
  • Current certifications in the following Lifesaving Society awards: National Lifeguard (NL), Standard First Aid & CPR level C
  • Current YMCA or Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor certification
  • Previous experience instructing swim lessons an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, staff and volunteers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity
  • Flexibility regarding assigned hours of work, weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends
  • The position requires the following Association Competencies: advanced competence in: Effective Interpersonal Communications; being Member Focused; fundamental competence in: Ethics and Self-Management; Relationship Building and Partnering; being Results Focused; Teamwork and Collaboration; Valuing Diversity & Social Inclusion.
Lifeguard Qualifications
  • Current Certifications in the following Lifesaving Society awards: National Lifeguard (NL) Award, Standard First Aid & CPR level "C"
  • Previous experience in lifeguarding an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, staff and volunteers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity
  • Flexibility regarding assigned hours of work, including early mornings, days , evenings and weekends
  • The position requires the following Association Competencies: advanced competence in: Effective Interpersonal Communications; being Member Focused; fundamental competence in: Ethics and Self-Management; Relationship Building and Partnering; being Results Focused; Teamwork and Collaboration; Valuing Diversity & Social Inclusion.

Contact Information

Leanne Marshall
Oshawa Mary St. YCMA Centre