Swimming Instructor

Fredericton - New Brunswick (NB),

YMCA of Fredericton

Job Description:


Swimming Instructor


The YMCA of Fredericton has been serving the Greater Fredericton

community for 158 years and has recently formalized its 2014-2019

strategic plan that sets out a path to achieve its ‘healthy people for healthy

communities’ vision. With approximately 250 full and part-time staff, over

400 volunteers and a reputation in the region as a trusted and relevant

charity of choice, the YMCA of Fredericton is committed to providing its

5800 members with access to the highest quality people, programs and

partnerships. The YMCA of Fredericton is a 60,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art

building located in the heart of Fredericton and requires self-starting

individuals who want to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to building

healthy children, families and communities.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Aquatics Manager, lifeguards are responsible for ensuring a safe
aquatic environment and delivering quality, values based programming in the
Aquatic area. Instructors will be responsible for providing service excellence in all
Aquatic Programs and will ensure the safety and wellbeing of all participants in
those programs.

Duties 
Ensure all safety and aquatic procedures are adhered to, and in the event of

an emergency respond as trained by the Association. 
Ensure that staff, volunteers and members adhere to pool conduct guidelines

and maintain order in his/her designated area as a proactive approach to
ensuring safety and accident prevention. 

Maintain accurate, up to date lesson worksheets and attendance records for
lesson participants. 

Set up and take down program and other equipment as required; checking
that equipment is safe and in good repair (reporting any malfunctions and
removing damaged equipment from circulation). 

Model appropriate behaviours to fellow staff, volunteers and members in line
with our Mission, Vision and Values and SAM 2.0 standards 

Participate in all mandatory trainings and attends all staff meetings in
department and within the YMCA. 

Other duties as required. 
Understands and integrates the value of philanthropy in both specific position

and Association, and participate in the Annual Campaign and/or other
fundraising events.

Why the YMCA

As part of a team 185 employees and
210 volunteers, we embody shared
values and work together for the
mission, vision and values of the
YMCA. We are a part of the national
and international YMCA movement,
which seeks to strengthen the foun-
dations of community.

We are dedicated to the harmonious
development of mind, body and spirit not
only for our members of the community,
but for our team.

We work in a flexible and friendly
environment in which all team
members are encouraged to bring
forth new ideas and


Employment Start Date:

April 2020

Interview will be scheduled starting
the week of March 2, 2020

Location: YMCA of Fredericton

570 York St, Fredericton, NB

Status: Part Time

Salary: $12.50/hour

Skills and Qualifications 
14 years of age or older 
Current Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard Pool Option 
Valid Standard First Aid & CPR-C with AED 
YMCA, Red Cross, or Lifesaving Swim Instructor certification is an asset 
Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills 
Proven communication skills both verbal and written 
Employment is contingent on having a clean Criminal Record Check

with Vulnerable Sector Search.

Competencies Required 
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values: Demonstrates and

promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission,
vision, strategic outcomes and values; 

Participant focused: Commits to assisting each participant (child or adult)
in the development of new skills in a fun and safe manner. 

Self-Management: Works independently with minimal supervision. 
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner

and support information sharing and goal achievement across the YMCA. 
Professionalism: Professionally represent the YMCA to members and

visitors at all times. 
Integrity: Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains

high ethical standards. 
Service Oriented: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to

enhance each and every individual’s YMCA experience.

Working Conditions
Hours: evenings and weekends


“The Y is a welcoming

place where everyone be-


“The Y is a place that is

making a difference in

the community.”

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team and developing
your skills while embarking on the adventure of working for an organization
dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, we would love to
hear from you!

Please send your resume and cover letter with the following reference,
Swimming Instructor to:

Sarah Elliot, Manager of Aquatics
[email protected] | Fax: 506-462-3007

About the YMCA of Fredericton

Our YMCA is a leading charity that works
in partnership with our commu- nity to
promote a healthy spirit, mind and body
and the basic rights and needs of all.

Values: Respectful, Responsible,
Inclusive, Caring and Honest.

For more information, visit

Similar Jobs in New Brunswick