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Tim Horton Child
in St. George, Ontario
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguards (Waterfront Facilitator)

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Job Description

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps help youth from underserved communities achieve their full potential through multi-year, overnight camp experiences. Whether at camp or back home in their communities between visits— our youth work to build social, emotional, leadership and innovation skills and behaviours like volunteerism and motivation to learn so they become civically and academically engaged, and successfully transition to adulthood.

At Tims Camps, we are catalysts for good—helping our youth participants and teammates be the best they can be, developing personal and career growth. We empower young people with skills to open doors to their future. That is our North Star and, together, we help shape leaders that build stronger communities.

Work Location

This role will be based onsite at Tim Horton Onondaga Farms, St. George, Ontario

Contract Length

June 12, 2023 - August 20, 2023

What would you be doing?

  • Maintain constant surveillance of the individuals in the waterfront area
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of all individuals in the event of an emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services, including CPR, first aid and use of emergency equipment as needed
  • Demonstrate the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Explain and ensure that THCF policies, rules, and regulations are followed
  • Enforce waterfront rules by warning swimmers of improper activities or hazards and ensure compliance with health regulations and legislation and policy and procedures manuals
  • Provide preliminary screening of swimmers to establish skill level
  • Notify supervisor of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen
  • Ensure that equipment is in place, operational, and stored after use
  • Complete opening and closing safety checklists; complete environmental safety inspections and follow up as necessary
  • Monitor and log individuals’ skills and ability in the waterfront area in accordance with THCF processes
  • Participate in special events, emergency procedure training, and other training as required
  • Be professional in appearance and attitude at all times
  • Establish relationships with youth, aged 11-16, that reflect respect, trust and empathy
  • Lead the successful execution of camp activities
  • Encourage camper development through their own processing and readiness, and recognize their achievements
  • Use respectful, positive behaviour management techniques
  • Model healthy choices and emotional maturity
  • Identify, assess, and appropriately manage risks and on-site crises in line with THCF’s risk management standards

Required Qualifications

Does this sound like you?

  • Are experienced at working with youth aged 11 – 17
  • Certified in National Lifeguard (NL) (required)
  • Strong at group facilitation and successfully adapt facilitation style based on individual or group needs
  • Skilled in positive behavior management
  • Licensed with a valid g class driver’s license, or equivalent (considered an asset)
  • Pursuing post-secondary education in recreation, outdoor/adventure education, teaching or related field
  • Able to provide an acceptable criminal background check

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