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YMCA of Greater Toronto
in The YMCA at the David Braley Vaughan Centre
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard and Instructor Swim Lessons

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. There are nine full service health and fitness centres in the Greater Toronto Area that provide a variety of health, fitness, recreation and community programs. These centres offer these programs and services to 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 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 respecting diversity and demonstrating inclusive behaviour, responding with sensitivity and self-awareness to the unique needs of colleagues and 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

Apply on company website

https://ymcagta.org/join-our-team/employment-opportunities/1379-lifeguard-and-instructor-swim-lessons

Special Instructions

Specify location - The YMCA at the David Braley Vaughan Centre