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

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Job Description

The Lifesaving Society is a national volunteer organization and registered charity. We are a full-service provider of programs, products and services designed to prevent drowning. We save lives and prevent water-related injury through our training programs, Water Smart public education, drowning research, aquatic safety management and lifesaving sport.

The Lifesaving Society Ontario Branch invites applications for the volunteer Webinar Chair

Purpose: To provide leadership for the Lifesaving Society Ontario on webinar initiatives as they relate to Lifesaving Society related subjects.

Term of Office: Elected to the Management Training Council at the Lifesaving Society’s Annual General Meeting for a term of two years.

Reporting Relationship: To the Lifesaving Management Training Council.
  • To the Board of Directors as required.
  • To the Lifesaving Society, Ontario Branch membership annually.
Responsibilities:
  1. Establish objectives and annual action plan on matters related to Management Training–Webinar.
  2. Manage approved projects related to Webinar’s
  3. Chair the Webinar committee, including:
    • Recruit and develop committee members as required
    • Assign responsibilities
    • Lead and coordinate committee activities
    • Recognize volunteer committee members
  4. Attend Management Training Council meetings, and the Annual General Meeting.
  5. Report to Management Training Council as scheduled on the status of established objectives and action plan.
  6. Prepare an annual report on the committee’s activities and accomplishments.

Required Qualifications

Skills and Experience: Possession of the following knowledge, skills and experience will enable the selected applicant to perform the job functions successfully.
  • Proven experience, knowledge of or interest in Management Training initiatives.
  • Experience in chairing meetings with volunteer groups or associations.
  • Familiarity using specific online meeting platforms such as Zoom, GoToWebinar.
  • Up-to-date with current and trending issues in aquatics.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Lifesaving Society services and programs.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and collaborative work ethic.
  • Experience with volunteer groups or associations would be an asset

Contact Information

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter in confidence to applyforajob@lifeguarding.com by October 27,2022.

Special Instructions

About the Lifesaving Society

The Lifesaving Society is a national volunteer organization and registered charity working to prevent drowning and water-related injury. We are composed of tens of thousands of
individual members, and over 4,000 affiliated swimming pools, waterfronts, schools and clubs.We save lives and prevent water-related injury through our training programs, Water Smart ® public education, drowning prevention research, aquatic safety management and lifesaving sport. The Society has been educating Canadians since the first Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion was earned in 1896. Each year, more than 1.2 million Canadians participate in the Society’s swimming, lifesaving, lifeguard, first aid and leadership training programs. For more information, please visit www.lifesavingsociety.com or follow us on social media.