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Aquatics Instructors (Jamie Platz) (Ref: AI_JP)

Jamie Platz YMCA

Has the following part-time hourly position available :

Aquatics Instructors                 Ref# AI_JP

The YMCA is a charitable, mission based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind and body. The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking a dynamic individual that will deliver high-quality services in aquatics programming and services at the assigned Aquatic Centre.

Wage: Starting at $14.40/hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality services through excellent relationships with participants.
  • Develop lesson plans for assigned classes and provide quality instruction in aquatic class(es) agreed upon.
  • Follow Aquatics Safety Standards and correct unsafe techniques and ensure safe and effective use of equipment by participants.
  • Ensure administrative duties related to programs and participants are accurately and effectively completed as assigned by the coordinator.
  • Role model best practices daily by interacting with members in the facility.
  • Role model a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.


Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Minimum age of 16
  • YMCA Instructor award required within 6 months of hire
  • LSS Swim Instructor and/or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificates
  • Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid, CPR-Level C, and WHMIS Certification
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Lifeguard qualifications would be an asset


  • Previous experience leading Aquatic classes an asset


  • Excellent problem solving, multitasking, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead Aquatic instruction and programming.
  • Able to deal with difficult situations and customer complaints with confidence.
  • Developed coaching and team building skills
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Windows, CLASS)

Applications will remain open until the position(s) have been filled.
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The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive, charitable organization that values diversity.