Why should you join our team?
MCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - join us in creating a better Calgary.
YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization that responds to the needs and health of the community.
Guided by four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary develop and delivers quality programs and services that promote the health of the community and provides opportunities for all Calgarians to belong, grow, thrive and lead. Our team of staff and volunteers are committed to creating a positive impact in the community through our health and wellness programs, child care and early education programs, community outreach programs (such as Indigenous, youth at risk, and cultural integration programs), leadership programs, camp experiences, and much more.
YMCA Calgary serves the community at our seven health and wellness locations, seven child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations. Join us in building healthy communities!
Lifeguard (Full Time)
Salary: $34,112.00/year - $40,896.00/year
Start Date: Immediately
You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many of the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
· Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
· Comprehensive health and dental benefits. Premiums paid in full by the Association;
· Pension plan with specified contribution matching by the Association;
· Anniversary flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment;
· Program discounts;
· Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
· Leadership award opportunities;
· Scholarship opportunities;
· Paid recertification and training.
What qualifications are we looking for?
At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals.The successful candidates will have the following;
National Lifeguard - Pool certification
Standard First Aid (recertified within the last 36 months)
CPR C certification (recertified within the last 12 months)
Lifesaving Instructor would be considered an asset
Evidence of a clear Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search
Three professional references
What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?
Ensure a safe aquatic environment by following National Lifeguard standards and/or YMCA Policies and Procedures
Demonstrate exceptional customer service
Are knowledgeable of YMCA programs and services
Complete administrative tasks, update class rosters, lesson plans, check equipment, clean equipment, perform light maintenance tasks when not guarding or instructing
Perform all scheduled water tests
Keep pool area clean and organized
Respond to emergencies according to National Lifeguard standards and/or YMCA Policies and Procedures
Work as a team; communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and members in all situations.
Attend all scheduled in-services
Attend all necessary YMCA training
Participate in the Staff and Volunteer aspect of the Annual Campaign
What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?
Our employees embody the YMCA values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. In addition, they model and are committed to the following competencies;
·Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity;
·Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind;
·Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision;
·Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day;
·Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision;
·Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model;
·Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.
Please note that evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is a requirement
YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.
Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
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