Public Education Advisory Group Member

Closing date: 
August 14, 2017
Job Description: 

Application deadline: August 14, 2017



Purpose:The Public Education Advisory Group Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of the Lifesaving BC & Yukon by supporting the activities of the Branch in Public Education.


Term of Office:
Appointed by the Public Education Advisory Group Chair, for a term of 2 years.

Are chosen for their subject matter expertise, experience and representation of Branch affiliates.


Reporting Relationship:

Public Education Advisory Group as required.


  • Establishes annual objectives for their portfolio/ project.
  • Manages approved projects within pre-set budget limits and new product development guidelines.
  • Leads the project’s including:
    • Recruits project members
    • Assigns project responsibilities
    • Recognizes volunteer members
  • Attends Advisory Group meetings as scheduled and the Annual General Meeting.
  • Reports to Advisory Group as scheduled on the status of the portfolio’s annual objectives.
  • Prepares an annual report on the portfolio’s accomplishments.




Skills and Experience:

  • Possession of the following knowledge, skills and experience will enable the selected applicant to perform the major job functions successfully.
  • Proven experience, knowledge of or interest in project subject matter
  • Experience with volunteer groups or associations would be an asset.
  • Strong leadership skills and collaborative work ethic.
  • Educational background in Lifesaving Sport, Lifeguard Competitions, Coaching is an asset, but not a requirement.
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor Certification is recommended, but not a requirement.



To Apply: Send resume and cover letter outlining your interest and subject matter expertise in confidence to Cheryl Sibany, Program Manager at



The Lifesaving Society is a national volunteer organization and registered charity working to prevent drowning and water-related injury. The Society has been educating Canadians since the first Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion was earned in 1896.

Contact Info
Cheryl Sibany
Information Phone: 
(604) 299-5450
3989 Henning Dr #112
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V5C 6N5