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Recreation and Aquatics Volunteer Application Form - General Information

Department: Community Services

Position: Volunteer Placement

Supervisor's Title: Recreation Progammer

Job Purpose: To provide program participants with a positive experience, while developing leadership and other valuable skills for future employment and edicational opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide fun, safe and healthy experiences for children in the program
2. Exhibit positive and professional behaviour with all participants, parents and co-workers
3. Provide support and assistance to Program Leaders
4. Acknowledge role as a leader within the registered programs by modeling appropriate behav-iour, acting as a good role model and maintaining a positive attitude
5. Participate fully and assist staff in the implementation of activities and clean-up
6. Assist with monitoring child interaction and provide guidance to ensure the well-being of program participants
7. Assist in maintaining safety and cleanliness of the program environments
8. Comply with all expectations outlined
9. Volunteers are expected to volunteer for a minimum of one program for the duration of the session (i.e one night per week for 8-9 weeks)

Qualifications:

1. Must be a minimum of 14yrs old
2. Must have transportation to and from program sites
3. Obtain a Vulnerable Sector Screening from local police department—once your application is recieved and reviewed by staff, you will be provided more direction how obtaining your Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Job Skills

  •  Identifies the needs and wants of children as a priority and responds in an effective and timely manner
  • Considers health and safety of self and participants as a top priority
  • Have skills or interests that may relate to programs; crafts, sports, aquatics, outdoor education and arts

Working Conditions and Placement Location:

Program settings may include various conditions: outdoor environments, indoor spaces, swimming pools, skating rinks, park settings.

Once we recieve your application, it will be reviewed and you will be contacted through email. Please ensure contact information is accurate. 

Acknowledgement