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Coordinator – Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program
Canadian Red Cross



Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 12/6/2020
Coordinator - Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program | Canadian Red Cross

Coordinator – Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program

Canadian Red Cross

Apply by Ended 12/6/2020

Posted 6 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Manitoba, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Promote the program to community liaisons
  • Assist community liaisons in gathering support and interest for the program
  • Register the youth and children from the communities in the programs
  • Schedule swim lessons for each community according to individual needs
  • Ensure proper tools to run the program are created
  • Maintain budget and completes administration requirements for the program
  • Hire, train, coordinate and supervise Water Safety Instructor program staff
  • Instruct Red Cross Water Safety swim lessons or leadership courses and evaluates participants’ abilities as needed
  • Ensure appropriate and proper use of program apparatus and processes
  • Maintain safety and ensure supervision of participants at all times
  • Consult with communities about their trends and local strengths
  • Participate in program evaluation, writes reports and tracks statistics related to the program

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • The minimum qualifications for this position are one (1) to three (3) years of job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and water safety experience. Returning post-secondary students are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English
  • Current Water Safety Instructor certification or higher and current Red Cross
  • Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong customer service, training, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Provincial Class 5 Driver’s Licence (GDL restriction not accepted)
  • Current First Aid or a willingness to obtain certification
  • This position is subject to a successful vulnerable sector criminal record check
  • Experience working with a diverse population and an understanding of Indigenous cultures

Working Conditions

  • Occasional evening and weekend work required
  • Overtime hours may be required
  • Travel to, working and living on or near a First Nations/Metis community in May,
  • June, July and August (housing provided if necessary)
  • Locations may require teaching lessons in open water
  • Able and willing to work as a team member
  • Able to adhere to confidentiality

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.
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