Paid

Coordinator, Aquatics and Informal Recreation

Location: 
McKinnon Pool
Closing date: 
July 26, 2018
Job Description: 

Term Positon

Start Date:    Sept 10, 2018

End Date:   Oct 10, 2020

Job Summary:

This position assumes overall responibility for the coordination of the Aquatics, Informal Recreation and Recreation programs. The main areas of responsibility include:  administration, planning, implementating and evaluating courese; risk management of all aspects of the aquatics operation, makreting the aquatics and recreation programs and services and dance courses; recruiting, training, supervising and mentoring staff; maintenance of the pools; equipment maintenance and purchase recommendations; liaising with appropriate internal and external personnel who interact with the recreation facilities; and budget management.

The Coordinator works as a member of the Vike sRecration team to execute service excellence initiatives, plan, organize and implent integrated programs and related administration, contibuting to the othe overall marketing and engagement plan.  This poistion offers opportunities for creativeliy and innovation in the devleopment of stargegies to achieve these goals. 

The operation is a 7 day per week operation and operates evenings and weekends.  The Coordinator will be expectd to work business hours Monday to Friday with some evening or weekend work as required byt he operation. 

Further Details:

http://uvic.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4045 

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Coordinator, Aquatics and Informal Recreation

Location: 
McKinnon Pool
Closing date: 
July 26, 2018
Job Description: 

University of Victoria, Vikes Athletics and Recreation

Term Positon

Start Date:    Sept 10, 2018

End Date:   Oct 10, 2020

Job Summary:

This position assumes overall responibility for the coordination of the Aquatics, Informal Recreation and Recreation programs. The main areas of responsibility include:  administration, planning, implementating and evaluating courese; risk management of all aspects of the aquatics operation, makreting the aquatics and recreation programs and services and dance courses; recruiting, training, supervising and mentoring staff; maintenance of the pools; equipment maintenance and purchase recommendations; liaising with appropriate internal and external personnel who interact with the recreation facilities; and budget management.

The Coordinator works as a member of the Vike sRecration team to execute service excellence initiatives, plan, organize and implent integrated programs and related administration, contibuting to the othe overall marketing and engagement plan.  This poistion offers opportunities for creativeliy and innovation in the devleopment of stargegies to achieve these goals. 

The operation is a 7 day per week operation and operates evenings and weekends.  The Coordinator will be expectd to work business hours Monday to Friday with some evening or weekend work as required byt he operation. 

Further Details:

http://uvic.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4045

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Lifeguard / Swimming Instructor

Location: 
Robert Lee YMCA
Closing date: 
September 30, 2018
Job Description: 

Position Title:       Lifeguard / Swimming Instructor

Location:               Robert Lee YMCA, Vancouver

Terms:                   Permanent Full-Time

Hours:                    35 hours per week

Shift:                      Monday to Friday; 5:00 am – 1:00 pm

Salary:                    0-520 Hours          $13.79

                                After 520               $14.32

                                After 1100            $14.85

                                After 2500            $15.74

                                *This position is benefits eligible

Start Date:            ASAP

Reports To:           Aquatics Supervisor 

Situation:

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.

For 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. As the Lower Mainland’s largest independent charity, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.  The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is accredited by the Imagine Canada national Standards Program for excellence and compliance in nonprofit accountability, transparency and governance.

Nature & Scope:                 

The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor will report to the Aquatics Supervisor & Supervisor of Children’s Programs and work collaboratively with other members of the YMCA team to provide a safe and fun aquatics environment. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Guard the pool and teach swimming lessons in a positive and professional manner
  • Build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction with YMCA members, visitors, and colleagues
  • Promote philanthropy through the YMCA’s annual Strong Kids Campaign
  • Develop lesson plans for various programs and administer progressive evaluations for participants 
  • Ensure program design, lay-out, and offerings meet the needs of all participants at various levels
  • Lead program delivery, while ensuring contents meet the appropriate criteria and outline
  • Perform general administrative duties and record keeping responsibilities
  • Maintain an atmosphere of achievement that inspires self and others to succeed at the highest levels
  • Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff, including all locker rooms and spectator viewing areas.
  • Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all program areas, common spaces, and washrooms
  • Assist with training new staff/volunteers in procedures and practices
  • Remain flexible – willing to learn new skills, alter shifts
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required
  • Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately dressed and well groomed

Requirements:

  • Current Standard First Aid certificate (valid within 2 years)
  • CPR level C and & AED certificate (valid within 1 year)
  • Current National Lifeguard – pool option
  • Experience as a Lifeguard or Swimming Instructor - preferred
  • YMCA Aquatic Fitness Certificate, or equivalent - preferred
  • Advanced leadership courses are an asset
  • Demonstrated high level of customer service skills
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date  
  • 3 professional references

Competencies:

Commitment to Organization and Values:  Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver.

Service Orientation:  Deliberately identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority, and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience.

Teamwork:  Ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results.

CommunicationAbility to speak, write, listen, and secure information in a variety of settings

Outcomes OrientedAbility to lead, manage, and achieve identified goals.

 

Application Process: 

Complete online application using the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=2b4cd153-66c2-4524-9a1c-714e9e1780df&jobId=247809&lang=en_CA&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

 

Application deadline: Until Filled

Contact Info
Name: 
Robert Lee YMCA
Information Phone: 
(604) 689-9622
Registration Phone: 
(604) 689-9622
Address: 
955 Burrard St
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6Z 1Y2

Lifeguards (Part-Time)

Closing date: 
July 24, 2018
Job Description: 

As an experienced lifeguard with your NLS-Pool Option and CPR-Level C certification, you will provide service at the Parkinson Recreation Centre pool, City Waterpark and Ben Lee Waterpark to facilitate a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience. Schedule flexibility is a must as you would cover weekends, mornings, afternoons and/or evening swims for up to 25 hours a week.

A successful Criminal Records Check is required. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers an hourly rate starting at $19.58 with a 5-step progression to $25.89 (plus 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation, statutory holidays, and premiums).

A WSI certification, aqua fitness certification, and/or other advanced instructor certifications are considered assets and may provide additional opportunities for part-time work as a Lifeguard/Lessons Instructor.

We offer professional development, a cost-free recertification program to aquatics staff, along with a great work environment.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend a practical assessment of their aquatic skills.

Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by July 24, 2018.

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Aquafit Instructor (Independent Contractor)

Location: 
Langara Family YMCA
Closing date: 
August 3, 2018
Job Description: 

Aquafit Instructor (Independent Contractor)– Langara Family YMCA

 

  1. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal and social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.

 

For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health, fitness & aquatics, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.

 

  1. PROCESS

For projects that require unique expertise The YMCA of Greater Vancouver will contract work to independent contractors who specialize in the project’s specific focus.

 

All independent contractors must meet the following requirements:

  1. Contractor must be self-employed
  2. Contractor must be registered and in good-standing with WorkSafeBC
  3. Contractor must carry $2 million in third party liability insurance

 

If the above criteria are met and you are interested in undertaking this service, please submit the documents and information listed below on or before August 3, 2018 for assessment.

 

 

  1. NATURE & SCOPE

Start date:ASAP

Location: 282 West 49th Avenue Vancouver, BC

Hours: 4 hours per week – Wednesdays & Thursdays 9:15 am to 11:00 am

Rate of pay: $25.00 per hour

Scope:The Aquafit instructor will work collaboratively with the Aquatics Supervisor and aquatics staff to provide quality aquafit programming to the members of the Langara Family YMCA.

 

Major Responsibilities:

•      Teach aquafit classes in a positive and professional manner

•      Build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction with YMCA members, visitors, and colleagues

•      Develop lesson plans for various aquafit programs

•      Ensure program design, lay-out, and offerings meet the needs of all participants at various levels

•      Lead program delivery, while ensuring contents meet the appropriate criteria and outline

•      Perform general administrative duties and record keeping responsibilities

•      Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff, including all locker rooms and spectator viewing areas.

 

Qualifications:

•      Current Standard First Aid certificate (valid within 2 years)

•      CPR level C and & AED certificate (valid within 1 year)

•      YMCA Aquatic Fitness Certificate, or equivalent

•      Advanced leadership courses are an asset

•      Demonstrated high level of customer service skills  

 

  1. LIST OF DOCUMENTS/INFORMATION REQUIRED
  2. Letter of interest including:
  3. Contact name
  4. Contact e-mail
  5. Business website (if applicable)
  6. Background including
  7. Number of years providing similar service
  8. CV or resume
  9. Statement of qualifications/certifications
  10. Copy of Registration documents, including:
  11. WorksafeBC account number
  12. Liability insurance

 

  1. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver may select successful candidates from this request for expressions of interest. The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is not bound or required to select all or any participants. Those participants selected will be notified as will all unsuccessful participants. Selection will be based on, but not limited to, the information submitted in the Expression of Interest process.

 

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, issued no later than 6 months preceding start date
  • Provide 3 professional references
  • Read and sign the YMCA’s Statement of Understanding of 4 Policies
  • Complete the online YMCA Basic Child Protection Training with a passing mark

 

  1. SUBMISSION

Please submit all documentation by August 3, 2018 to:

 

Mackenzie Jackson

Supervisor, Aquatics
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
T: (604) 326-3297
E: mackenzie.jackson@gv.ymca.ca

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604-324-9622
Address: 
282 West 49th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V5Y 2Z5

Lifeguard/Swim Instructors

Location: 
Kelowna Family YMCA
Closing date: 
July 31, 2018
Job Description: 

We are seeking part time Swim Instructor/Lifeguard(s) who are energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills who excel in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal job!

Reporting directly to the Aquatic Manager, the Swim Instructor/Lifeguard(s) are key team member(s) to the Aquatic Department at the Kelowna Family YMCA.

The Swim Instructor/Lifeguard(s) are responsible for the safety, teaching, and administration of lessons and instilling the Y’s core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. The Swim Instructor/Lifeguard will maintain a safe and clean work environment, and deliver aquatic programs during assigned shifts. In addition, the Swim Instructor/Lifeguard will be a part of a large dynamic aquatic team at the Kelowna Family YMCA, while building relationships with our members.

Major Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Delivers exceptional aquatic swim lessons, programs, and courses to members
  • Develops swim lesson plans
  • Completes reports, statistics, records, etc. as needed
  • Work as part of a staff/volunteer team, ensuring a welcoming environment and excellent customer service
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment
  • Ensures all awards or certifications are kept up to date
  • When needed, performs on deck lifeguarding of members and the public
  • Performs other related work as required

Qualifications:

  • YMCA Canada Swim Instructor or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • National Lifeguard Service Certification-Pool Option
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR
  • AED Responder must be completed upon hire (must be Lifesaving Society certification)
  • National Lifeguard Service Certification-Waterpark Option (considered an asset. Those with the NL Waterpark certification will be able to choose lifeguard shifts in addition to instructional shifts)
  • Upon request provide 3 references, a minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (eg. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague)

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than 6 months preceding their start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.

Competencies:

Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.

Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Relationship Building: Works proactively to develop positive relations with participants, staff, and volunteers to encourage personal growth.

Application Process:

Please apply in writing, with cover letter and resume, to:

Torrie Zimmerman

E-mail: tzimmerman@ymcaokanagan.ca

Application Deadline: July 31, 2018

  

Contact Info
Name: 
Torrie Zimmerman
Information Phone: 
250-491-9622
Registration Phone: 
2504919622
Address: 
375 Hartman Road
City: 
Kelowna
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1X 2M9

Lifeguard/Instructor

Closing date: 
August 10, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Lifeguard/Instructor. The incumbents will carry out lifeguarding/instructional duties and will be responsible for the supervision and control of activities, safety standards, and cleanliness of aquatic facilities.

Applicants will have completed grade 10, and have the following qualifications:

  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • C.P.R. “C” Certification
  • National Lifeguard Certification - Pool Option
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Experience teaching aquafit classes is considered an asset.

This is a unionized position.  $20.35 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2018 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. A comprehensive benefit package is included. Extensive weekend and evening work may be required in addition to weekday shifts.

 

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community,

please visit our website atwww.nanaimo.ca

 

Resumes with cover letters and copies of certification referencing the specific competition 18‑78 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, August 10, 2018.

 

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Email:  employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
250-756-5200
Address: 
741-3rd Street
City: 
Nanaimo
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V9R 2B7

Aquatics Team Leader

Location: 
Langara Family YMCA
Closing date: 
July 25, 2018
Job Description: 

Position Title:                       Aquatics Team Leader

Location:                               Langara Family YMCA; Vancouver, BC

Terms:                                   Permanent Full-Time

Hours:                                    35 hours per week

Shift:                                      Hours will vary and may consist of evenings and weekends

Salary:                                    0-519 Hours          $16.97 (plus complete benefits package)

                                                After 520               $17.50

                                                After 1100            $18.56

                                                After 2500            $19.56                                           

Start Date:                            ASAP

Reports To:                           Aquatics Supervisor

 

Situation:

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.

For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health, fitness & aquatics, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.

Nature & Scope:                 

The Aquatics Team Leader will report to the Aquatics Supervisor, and work collaboratively with other members of the YMCA team to provide a safe and fun aquatics environment.  The Team Leader is responsible for providing support and delivering family focused programming and services, as well as helping to monitor and support program quality.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Effectively guard the pool and Instruct  meeting the required performance standards
  • Provide support and leadership to swim instructors so they may meet performance criteria.
  • Takes initiative to communicate with parents during swim lessons
  • Prepares instructor assignments, makes adjustments as needed and completes required administrative duties in consultation with Aquatic Supervisor
  • Provide support and leadership to lifeguards to ensure the pool rules, procedures and practices meet the required standards
  • Build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction with YMCA members, visitors, and colleagues
  • Promote philanthropy through the YMCA’s annual Strong Kids Campaign
  • Assists the Aquatic Supervisor with general administrative duties.
  • Remain flexible – willing to learn new skills, alter shifts
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required
  • Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately dressed and well groomed

Requirements:

  • Current Standard First Aid (valid within 2 years)
  • CPR-C & AED certificate (valid within 1 year)
  • Current National Lifeguard  (NL) pool option
  • Experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor
  • YMCA Swim Instructor or equivalent
  • YMCA Aquatic Fitness Certificate, or equivalent, preferred
  • Experience supervising swim lessons, preferred
  • Demonstrated high level of customer service skills
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date  
  • 3 professional references

Competencies:

Commitment to Organization and Values:  Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver.

Service Orientation:  Deliberately identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority, and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience.

Teamwork:  Ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results.

CommunicationAbility to speak, write, listen, and secure information in a variety of settings

Outcomes OrientedAbility to lead, manage, and achieve identified goals.

Application Process:

Complete online application by following the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

Application Deadline: 6:00pm - July 25, 2018

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604-324-9622
Address: 
282 West 49th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V5Y 2Z5

Lifeguard/Instructor (Part time and relief)

Closing date: 
July 9, 2018
Job Description: 

See posting attached

Contact Info
Address: 
325 Power Street
City: 
Penticton
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V2A 7K9

Aquatic Staff III

Closing date: 
August 31, 2018
Contact Info
Name: 
Deanne Ennis
Information Phone: 
250-401-4105
Address: 
5400 Hospital Road
City: 
Chetwynd
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0C 1J0
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