Shadow Lifeguard

Closing date: 
June 2, 2019
Job Description: 

The Shadow Lifeguard program at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre is for individuals interested in developing their skillset as a Lifeguard. For many, these are individuals with limited experience outside their National Lifeguard course that are looking for professional growth and personal development prior to entering the workforce.
Volunteer Shadow Lifeguards gain meaningful experience supervising the pool deck, assisting in first aids, learning about equipment and deck set ups, meeting facility specific needs, working on activities to improve their skills as Lifeguards, and getting to be a part of a dynamic team.

This program goes beyond in that volunteers are given a package of optional and voluntary assignments they can work through that are all designed to make them more successful in future job performance.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Commit to attending volunteer shifts
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Assist with first aids
  • Welcome, engage and interact with patrons and staff
  • Supervise water and pool deck

Knowledge, Skill and Qualification Requirements:

  • 16 years or older
  • Clear current Criminal Records Check or Police Information Check
  • Current NL- Pool award and WSI 
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C
  • Excellent communication
  • Enjoy working with children and hold appropriate boundaries when interacting with them
  • Enthusiastic, well organized, willing to learn

Volunteers can work as many or as a few hours as they wish. Hours are logged and volunteers can receieve a report of hour to date when requested. 
Link to apply:

Contact Info
Heather Belecky
Information Phone: 
4100 Lambrick Way
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V8N 5R3