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Lifesaving Society Ontario
in Toronto, Ontario
invites applications for the position of
Resource Development Chair

Monday, October 3, 2022

Job Description

Purpose To provide leadership for the Lifesaving Society, Ontario Branch on
matters related to the development of deliverable resources

Term of Reference Appointed by the Board of Directors to the Program Council for a term oftwo years.

Reporting Relationship

To the Board of Directors as required.

To the Program Council as scheduled.


  1. Establish objectives and annual action plan for matters related to
    facilitation of program Resource Development.
  2. Manage approved projects within pre-set budget limits and new product
    development guidelines resource based approved projects:
    • Develop videos, instruction resources, and other program
    • Work with the other program chairs with the development of
    • Be comfortable developing resources in multiple formats or
      have a strong understanding of multiple formats.
  3. Support the development and maintenance of resources for all program
    delivery methods (online, blended and in person):
    • Create program content for instruction resources (i.e. lesson
      plans, instructional videos, etc.) for the other training program
    • Creating program promotional resources (videos, posters, social
      media ads, etc.) for other training program chairs.
  4. Chair the resource development committee, including:
    • Recruit and develop committee members as required.
    • Assign responsibilities.
    • Recognize volunteer committee members.
  5. Attend Program Council meetings as scheduled and the Annual General
  6. Report to Program Council as scheduled on the status of established
    objectives and action plan.
  7. Prepare an annual report on resource development activities and
  8. Liaise with national and provincial counterparts.

Required Qualifications

Skills and Experience: Possession of the following knowledge, skills and experience will
enable the selected applicant to perform the major functions successfully.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage deadline driven tasks.
  • Collaborative work ethic and willingness to seek relevant expertise.
  • Up-to-date with current and trending issues in aquatics.
  • Knowledge of Lifesaving Society programs and services.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills.
  • Familiarity using video editing design software would be an asset.
  • Experience with volunteer groups or associations would be an asset.

Contact Information

To Apply:

Please send resume and brief letter of intent stating your interest and specific ability to contribute as a council member to by October 3, 2022.

Further information is available from Becky Lehman, Senior Training Officer (416) 490-8844
To learn more about the Lifesaving Society visit our website