Volunteer

Director of Drowning Prevention

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
August 31, 2018
Job Description: 

The Director will be responsible for researching drowning data for the Commonwealth, analyzing the data and in conjunction with RLSS members recommending to the Board of Trustees potential drowning prevention projects in low and middle-income countries in need.

 

See attachments below for detailed position outline and application form.

Contact Info
Name: 
The Royal Life Saving Society
Address: 
Commonwealth Headquarters, Red Hill House, 227 London Rd
City: 
Worcester, United Kingdom
Province or Territory: 
(other)
Postal Code: 
WR52JG

Waterfront Lifeguard

Location: 
Kits Beach (VLA)
Closing date: 
August 1, 2018
Job Description: 

The Vancouver Lifeguard Association is recruiting Waterfront Lifeguards for the Bay Challenge hosted by Vancouver Open Water Swim Association. 

https://www.vowsa.bc.ca/races/bay-challenge/

Where: Kitsilano Beach

When: August 4 2018

Shift: 6:45am - 12pm

Volunteer Requirements: NL Waterfront and SFA with CPR-C

Please contact Keegan Lennie at events@vancouverlifeguards.com to express your interest in volunteering with the VLA.

Contact Info
Name: 
Keegan Lennie
Address: 
1499 Arbutus St
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 5N2

Waterfront Lifeguard

Location: 
Kits Beach (VLA)
Closing date: 
July 13, 2018
Job Description: 

The Vancouver Lifeguard Association is recruiting Waterfront Lifeguards for the Kits Challenge hosted by Vancouver Open Water Swim Association. 

https://www.vowsa.bc.ca/races/kitsilano-challenge/

Where: Kitsilano Beach

When: July 15 2018

Shift: 6:45am - 11:15am

Volunteer Requirements: NL Waterfront and SFA with CPR-C

Please contact Keegan Lennie at events@vancouverlifeguards.com to express your interest in volunteering with the VLA.

Contact Info
Name: 
Keegan Lennie
Address: 
1499 Arbutus St
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 5N2

First Aider

Location: 
Kits Beach (VLA)
Closing date: 
July 26, 2018
Job Description: 

The Vancouver Lifeguard Association is recruiting First Aiders for the Honda Celebration of Light.

"For three action-packed days and three mesmerizing nights, the Honda Celebration of Light brings people together for a musical fireworks competition held every summer in Vancouver, Canada since 1990. A celebration of fireworks, food, and music, we look forward to welcoming you to our 28th season." - www.hondacelebrationoflight.com

Where: Kitsilano Beach, Sunset Beach, English Bay & Second Beach

When: July 28 / Aug 1 / Aug 4 2018

Shift: 8:30pm - 12am

Volunteer Requirements: SFA with CPR-C or higher

Please contact Keegan Lennie at events@vancouverlifeguards.com to express your interest in volunteering with the VLA.

Contact Info
Name: 
Keegan Lennie
Address: 
1499 Arbutus St
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6J 5N2

Water Safety Patrol

Location: 
Odyssey Medical
Closing date: 
August 2, 2018
Job Description: 

Volunteer Opportunity:

The Medical Team for the Rockin’ River Music Festival is looking to recruit lifeguards to act as Water Safety Patrol during peak river hours of the music festival.

 

Dates: Thursday, August 2, 2018 through Sunday, August 5, 2018.

 

Times: 12:00 - 6:00pm daily

 

Where: 1125 Neilson St. Merritt, BC V1K 1B8

 

Responsibilities:

  • Patrol the river running through the festival site and surrounding areas with a partner and/or team
  • Recognize potential hazards or dangers to patrons and when possible, address them.
  • Encourage sun safety/water safety when and where appropriate
  • Recognize injure/ill patrons or incidents in progress (i.e. fights) and notify Dispatch
  • Provide lifesaving interventions until care can be transferred to Medical Field Response Staff.

                                                                                                  

Requirements:

  • National Lifeguard - Pool Option or higher (valid within 2 years)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C or higher
  • Previous lifeguarding experience

 

Benefits:

  • General Access passes and Preferred Camping for the whole festival!
  • Certificate and Letter of Appreciation
  • Food provided on-shift
  • Medical Team T-shirts and FOX 40 whistle to keep

 

Apply:

Please apply by filling out our Crew Expression of Interest form by July 1, 2018. For more information, contact Riley Huntley at riley@aquaticsafety.ca.

Contact Info
Name: 
Riley Huntley
Information Phone: 
6043648143
Address: 
1125 Neilson Street
City: 
Merritt
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1K 1B8

Swim Instructor

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
May 1, 2018
Job Description: 

*Job Location: Vancouver

Interested in working with children with special needs? Do you love teaching swim lessons?

 

UBC Splash Kids is a non-profit organization that provides swimming lessons to children with special needs. We are looking for instructors for our Spring 2018 session (May and June). Relevant experience preferred but not necessary. All applicants welcome!

 

Location: Stan Stronge Pool (719 W 59th Ave, Vancouver)

Lesson dates: May 12th, 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th 

Times: 2:00-3:00pm and/or 3:00-4:00pm

 

If you would like to apply, please fill out our online form: http://ubcsplashkids.ca/volunteer.php

Attached File: 
Contact Info
Name: 
Olivia Pink
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Drowning Prevention Week Volunteer

Location: 
UBC Aquatic Centre
Closing date: 
May 30, 2018
Job Description: 

The UBC Aquatic Centre is looking for volunteers to help with our Drowning Prevention Week programs! Volunteering at the UBC AC is a great way to learn more about aquatics, gain valuable experience, and get a foot in the door for future employment. It's also a lot of fun! 

We are looking for volunteers age 14 or older, who have one or more of the following certifications:

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Cross
  • National Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Instructor

All volunteers will also be required to complete an on-site orientation and training session. All volunteers will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours at the end of the week. 

If you are able to commit to one or more of the following days/times, please send your resume and cover letter to: kristin.hutniak@ubc.ca for more information! 

  • Monday, July 16, 2pm-7pm
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2pm-7pm
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2pm-7pm
  • Thursday, July 19, 2pm-7pm
  • Friday, July 20, 2pm-7pm
  • Saturday, July 21, 12:30pm-4:30pm

We look forward to having you join our team of volunteers!

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.822.4501
Registration Phone: 
604.822.4501
Address: 
6080 Student Union Blvd
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6T 1Z1

Volunteer Swim Instructor

Location: 
UBC Aquatic Centre
Closing date: 
May 25, 2018
Job Description: 

The UBC Aquatic Centre is looking for volunteers to help with our summer lesson programs! Volunteering at the UBC AC is a great way to learn more about aquatics, gain valuable experience, and get a foot in the door for future employment. It's also a lot of fun! 

We are looking for volunteers age 14 or older, who have one or more of the following certifications:

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Cross
  • National Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Instructor

All volunteers will also be required to complete an on-site orientation and training session. All volunteers will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours at the end of the summer. 

If you are able to commit to one or more of the following swim lesson sets, please send your resume and cover letter to: kristin.hutniak@ubc.ca for more information! 

  • Mon to Fri Set 1: July 3-13, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 2: July 16-27, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 3: July 30-Aug 10, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 4: Aug 13-24, 9:30am-12pm
     
  • Mon/Wed Set 1: July 4-30, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
  • Mon/Wed Set 2: Aug 1-29, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
     
  • Tue/Thu Set 1: July 3-26, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
  • Tue/Thu Set 2: July 31-Aug 30, , 4-6pm or 6-8pm
     
  • Friday: July 6-Aug 31, 4-5:30pm
  • Saturday: July 7-Aug 25, 9-11am or11am-1pm
  • Sunday: July 8-Aug 26, 9-11am or 11am-1pm

We look forward to having you join our team of volunteers!

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.822.4501
Registration Phone: 
604.822.4501
Address: 
6080 Student Union Blvd
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6T 1Z1

CLERC 2018 Call for Officials - MILTON, ON

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
March 28, 2018
Job Description: 

The Lifesaving Society Canada invites applications from Officials to officiate at the 2018 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships.

Applications are invited from all suitable persons who wish to be considered for appointment for these Championships. If you wish to be considered, please complete the attached form and submit it to Laura O’Driscoll or Lorraine Wilson-Saliba.
 
The Canadian Emergency Response Championships will take place May 5 & 6 in Milton, Ontario.
Travel expenses for all officials are to be paid for by the individual.
 
A limited accommodation budget is provided for this championship for those officials from out-of-town. Where possible please make arrangements with friends or family.
 
Food and drink will be provided to officials while you are volunteering during the Championship events. Officials are invited and welcome to attend the awards banquet. There may be a nominal cost for tickets.
 
For more information, please visit The Lifesaving Society website at www.lifesavingsociety.com.
 
Thank you for your continued support of Lifesaving Sport.
Contact Info
Name: 
Lorraine Wilson-Saliba
Information Phone: 
416-490-8844 X235
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Volunteer Group Fitness Instructor (Substitute) – Aquatic Fitness

Closing date: 
March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

Please see the attached job posting.

Contact Info
Name: 
Human Resources
City: 
Langford
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
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