Volunteer

Pool Rehabilitation Assistant (Pool Support Worker)

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
March 31, 2019
Job Description: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your experience, skills and understanding as an educator? Considering a career in health care or teaching? This opportunity will allow you to actively support children with their development and broaden your understanding of working with children with varying physical needs (special needs). Come get hand-on work experience in the field!

Position Description:

Enable Occupational Therapy is a private health care team that provides innovative and creative Occupational Therapy and Recreation Therapy services including basketball, kayaking, soccer, printing, swimming, anxiety reduction, and playground sessions. Under the direction of an Occupational Therapist and / or Recreation Therapist, the Rehabilitation Assistant (Pool OT Support Worker) implements treatment plans and programs in the pool and assists the Therapist in monitoring patient progression. (Although adapted exercises may be taught in the water, these exercises do not follow the Red Cross Adapted program; these exercises are tailored to the child’s medical needs and are created in conjunction with the Therapist).

Please note: the clientele may be non-verbal with their communication and utilize walkers and wheelchairs for mobility. Diagnoses include Anxiety, Autism, Developmental Delay and Cerebral Palsy. (References and a criminal record check will be required.)

Contact Info
Name: 
Gina Fernandez
Email: 
City: 
Richmond
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Aquatic Swim Instructor - Volunteer Assistant

Closing date: 
March 8, 2019
Job Description: 

 Location: H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre

Status: Accepting

Placement Date: Immediately

Must be: + 15 years old

Schedule: 2-hour shift per week (Sun-Sat, 9am-7pm depending on the day)

 

We are seeking an assistant to a swimming instructor, who is friendly, resourceful, well organized, and enjoys working with young children and would love giving time at the H20 Adventure + Fitness Centre. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal place to help build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

Without volunteers, the Y could not subsidize memberships or expand on the health and wellness programs that prove to change lives today. Without our volunteers' gift of time, we definitely could not grow to help those that need us tomorrow. YMCA volunteers come in all shapes, sizes and skill sets. There are varieties of volunteer opportunities in our YMCA centres to suit you. Your time and talent is needed to help our members grow in spirit, mind and body.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Identify and create opportunities to enhance every person's experience.
  • Lead children through activities in the water.
  • Support and work as part of a staff/volunteer team ensuring excellent customer service.
  • Provide leadership and guidance.

 

Requirements:

  • 15 years or older.
  • Background in aquatics.
  • Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross is an asset.
  • First aid and CPR-C is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate well with adults and children.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.
  • Upon request, provide 3 references.  A minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (eg. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague).

 

Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.

Service Attitude: Identifies needs, wants of members/participants as priority, and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Planning and Organization: Establishes a clearly defined, effective course of action to accomplish work goals.

Self-Management: Ability to direct personal performance to achieve desired results with minimum supervision

 

Application Process:  

Please follow the instructions in the link below in order to submit your YMCA of Okanagan Volunteer Application: 

https://www.ymcaokanagan.ca/VolunteerApplication 

 

Applications and questions can be addressed to:

Katelan Miller

Aquatic Volunteer Supervisor

KMiller@ymcaokanagan.ca 

H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1W 5J2   h2okelowna.ca

H2O is operated by the YMCA of Okanagan

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://ymcaokanagan.prevueaps.ca/jobs/8198-10034.html  

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
250-764-3323
Registration Phone: 
250-764-4040 ext 0
Address: 
4075 Gordon Drive
City: 
Kelowna
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1W 4Z1

First responder Grand Prix Final international figure skating competition

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
October 30, 2018
Job Description: 

*Job Location: UBC Thunderbird Sports Centre

Volunteer first responders for the Grand Prix Final of figure skating. Watch the best skaters in the world vie for the Grand Prix titles! December 6 to 9

Contact Info
Name: 
Paige Larson
Email: 
Information Phone: 
778-773-6511
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

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

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

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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
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