Lifeguard and Swim Instructor
YMCA Calgary
Calgary, AB, CA
15d ago

Why should you join our team?

YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - Join us in creating a better CalgaryYMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization where thousands of children, youth and adults access our programs and facilities.

We are much more than a gym, pool, and recreational facility - we strive to adapt to community needs, and ensure that our programs and facilities can be accessed by all who need them.

YMCA Calgary staff firmly believe that they are creating a positive impact in the community through their work at the Y.

In our work we deliver health and wellness programs, community outreach, aboriginal programs, newcomer programs, day and overnight camping, outdoor schools, leadership development, childcare, and much more.

We serve diverse community needs through the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot, Shawnessy YMCA, South Health Campus YMCA, Community YMCA, Saddletowne YMCA, Remington YMCA, and Camp Chief Hector YMCA.

The YMCA also operates a stand-alone childcare centre in Quarry Park to serve 348 children and we are only just getting started.

In partnership with the City of Calgary, we will expand our impact operating new facilities Shane Homes YMCA in Rocky Ridge and Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton.

These amazing new spaces will help us reach more people through our passionate volunteers, members, and staff.At YMCA Calgary we are passionate about our work and know that we are creating a positive impact in the community.

  • Our staff feel welcomed from the first day they start and quickly feel a sense of belonging here at the Y. If you are looking to care deeply about your work, make the community a better place, and develop your leadership skills this is the place for you!We are currently seeking to fill the following position;
  • Lifeguard and Swim Instructor -Full-TimeShawnessy YMCASalary : $34,112.00 / year - $35,817.60 / yearStart Date : Immediate *This position requires flexible hours of work including weekend and evening shifts.

    YMCA Calgary also offers multiple other perks and benefits;·Complimentary YMCA Calgary Membership Plus including a linked membership for an adult of your choice, and dependent children.

  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits. Premiums paid in full by the Association.·Pension plan with specified contribution matching by the Association.
  • Anniversary Flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment.·Ongoing leadership development and opportunities·Leadership Award opportunities·Scholarship opportunities·Paid recertification and training
  • What qualifications are we looking for?

  • At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following;
  • YMCA Swim Instructor, WSI, or Swim for Life Instructor ·National Lifeguard - Pool ·Lifesaving instructor considered an asset·NL instructor and First Aid instructor considered an asset·Standard First Aid (recertified within the last 36 months) ·CPR-
  • C certification (recertified within the last 12 months) ·Evidence of a clear criminal record check with Vulnerable Sector Search·Three professional references

    What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?

    The Full Time Lifeguard and Swim Instructor will : ·Ensure a safe aquatic environment by following National Lifeguard standards and / or YMCA Policies and Procedures·Demonstrate exceptional customer service·Be knowledgeable of YMCA programs, services, polices, and procedures·Complete administrative tasks, update class rosters, lesson plans, check equipment, clean equipment, perform light maintenance tasks when not guarding or instructing·Perform all scheduled water tests·Keep pool area clean and organized·Respond to emergencies according to National Lifeguard standards and / or YMCA Policies and Procedures·Provide team leadership·Attend all scheduled in-

    services·Attend all necessary YMCA training

    What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?

    Our staff model and are committed to the following competencies;Developing Self and Others : Developing people with a view toward present and future capacityBuilding Purposeful Relationships : Relating to people authentically with their best in mind.

    Creating a Culture of Community : Gathering people to purpose and vision.Making Intentional Impact : Intending to make a difference every day.

    Thinking and Acting Strategically : Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision.Applying Business Acumen : Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model.

    Innovating : Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.

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