Instructor Swim Lessons & Lifeguard
YMCA Greater Toronto
Toronto, ON
5d ago

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates appropriate behaviours in line with our Mission, Vision and Values as reflected in our YMCA competencies;
  • takes a member focused approach to increase their understanding of programs offered across the Association. Represents the YMCA and the Association in a professional manner.

  • Understands the legal responsibilities and moral imperative to report suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services.
  • Understands the importance of the volunteer staff partnership and integrates the value of philanthropy and volunteerism in dealings with members, volunteers, donors and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 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 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.

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