Water Safety Instructor - Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program at the Canadian Red Cross
**Positions are all dependent on confirmation of funding**
Status: Casual - 6 positions (Alberta)
Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking Water Safety Instructors for the Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program. Within the area of Prevention & Safety, and under the direction of the Coordinator, Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program, the Water Safety Instructor teach the Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program through the summer months. This position will include teaching swim lessons, Youth First Aid and lifeguard courses as required at various Indigenous communities to Aboriginal youth ages 5 -18 during July and August.
Instruct Red Cross Water Safety swim lessons
Promote Water Safety Programs to the community liaisons
Ensures appropriate and proper use of program apparatus and processes
Maintains safety and ensures supervision of participants at all times
Evaluates participants’ swimming abilities
Updates information and communications with supervisor
Participates in program evaluation and report writing
Must be willing to live in or near a First Nations community during July and August (housing provided)
Experience and Education
The minimum qualifications for this job 1-3 years of job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and water safety experience. This position is subject to a successful vulnerable record check.