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Part Time
YMCA of Fredericton
Posted 1 month ago

Swim Instructor

The YMCA of Fredericton responds to critical social needs in the community and works to provide solutions. By nurturing the potential of children, youth and adults, the YMCA connects people to life-building opportunities, as well as to each other and enhances  their quality of life. Location: YMCA of Fredericton, 570 York St, Fredericton, NB Salary: $16.80/hour Status: Part Time Position Overview:
  • Delivers course content and examines participants following established YMCA criteria.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance. Secures a substitute if unable to cover scheduled shift.
  • Develops and implements sequential weekly lesson plans.
  • Recognizes participant learning styles and delivers content accordingly.
  • Coaches and develops participants to meet success.
  • Communicates (verbal and written) child’s progress to parents and supervisors.
  • Maintains accurate, up to date weekly progress sheets and records for participants.
  • Takes attendance, ensures participants are signed into and out of the program.
  • Sets up and takes down recreational, program and other equipment as required – at the same time checking that equipment is safe and in good repair (reporting immediately all malfunctions and removing the damaged equipment immediately from circulation).
  • Completes all documentation related to swim lessons (ie incident reports, attendance, progress reports, etc.).
  • Actively participates in scheduled programs, meetings and special events.
  • In collaboration with individual program members, program volunteers and YMCA program staff, assists and encourages program members to access additional appropriate programs offered at this location.
General YMCA Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates appropriate behaviours in line with our mission, vision and values as reflected in our YMCA competencies; takes a member focused approach to increase their understanding of programs offered across the association. Represents the YMCA and the association in a professional manner.
  • Understands the legal responsibilities and moral imperative to report suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services.
  • Understands the importance of the volunteer staff partnership and integrates the value of philanthropy and volunteerism in dealings with members, volunteers, donors and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Current certifications in the following Lifesaving Society awards: Bronze Cross, Workplace Standard First Aid & CPR-C.
  • Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current YMCA or Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor certification.
  • Previous experience instructing swim lessons an asset.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication(verbal & written) with members, staff and volunteers.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity.
  • Must have evening and weekend availability.
Working Conditions
  • Hours: evenings and weekends
  • Pool environment
If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team and developing your skills while embarking on the adventure of working for an organization dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, we would love to hear from you. Please attach your resume to this post or send your resume to: Human Resources Coordinator (hr@ymcafredericton.org)

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Swim Instructor The YMCA of Fredericton responds to critical social needs in the community and works to provide solutions. By nurturing the potential of children, youth and adults, the YMCA connects p...