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YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island: Lifeguards / Swim Instructors

Employment Type:
Hourly Wages by Role: Lifeguard $22.36; Swim Instructor $25.48
Posted Date:
July 11, 2023
Closing Date:
September 1, 2023
How to Apply:
Job Descripton:


Nature and Scope:
The Aquatic Staff team provides high quality programs and services to our members and participants, and works as a member of the Health, Fitness and Aquatics program team. This includes maintaining a safe aquatic environment, educating the public regarding safe swimming habits, and providing progressive swimming instruction in the YMCA aquatic system. Due to the seasonal peaks in our operation, the work schedule will flex to accommodate the needs of our members and participants. All positions are entitled to a YMCA-YWCA individual membership.

Permanent part-time (PPT) positions require the flexibility to work weekends, opening/closing shifts, and some statutory holidays (rotational basis). Permanent part-time positions qualify for 3 weeks paid vacation (pro-rated based on hours worked), a YMCA-YWCA individual membership, paid sick days (as per policy – 18 per year, accrued); as well as a cost-shared group benefits plan after the probationary period which includes:

  • Healthcare, Drug Plan, Dental, Vision, EAP Plan
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for the YMCA Canada Pension Plan (eligible after two years of continuous service, if required hours are met)


(As relevant to the specific position with the Aquatic team)

  • Provide excellent customer service to members, volunteers, and staff
  • Ensure all safety and lifeguarding procedures are adhered to, and in the event of an emergency respond as trained by the Association
  • Enforce all rules and regulations and maintain order in designated area as a proactive approach to ensuring safety and accident prevention
  • Plan, organize and implement core lesson plans/daily lesson plans, progress reports and evaluations
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date progress sheets and records for participants
  • Keep Daily Log up-to-date and accurate
  • Set-up and take-down lane markers, program and other equipment as required
  • Ensure that equipment is safe and in good repair (report immediately any malfunctions and remove any damaged equipment immediately)
  • Maintenance and cleaning duties as required
  • Assist in the supervision and leadership of assistant instructors and volunteers
  • Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA-YWCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff
  • Monitor commitment to service excellence by role modelling and maintaining YMCA SAM 2.1 standards Develops and maintain professional and courteous relationships with members and participants
  • Contribute as a member of our staff team in the overall operation of the Westhills Y Branch, including performing other duties as assigned


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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island

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