Swim with a Buddy

(BGC Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0173
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2023

Opportunity Details: Swim with a Buddy

Contact Tracy Farr-Sullivan, Coordinator, Volunteer Services, BGC Durham; Phone: 905 728 5121 ext 501; Email: tfarrsullivan@bgcdurham.com

Swim with a Buddy Volunteers will help young children become comfortable in the water. 

Swim with a Buddy takes place every Friday evening beginning January 12th at our Eastview location -- 433 Eulalie Ave., Oshawa.

Volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 14 years of age
  • Provide 2 references (neither can be from family members)
  • Able to swim and comfortable in the water
  • Commit to a schedule based on volunteer's availability
  • Volunteers over 18 years old require a Vulnerable Sector check
More Info Link https://www.bgcdurham.com/get-involved/volunteer
Clients children ages 3- 12
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Education Support (Early Years) ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid - not required but is an asset ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Short Term - Starting in January 2024
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Friday: Evening (7:15 pm- 9:00 pm)
Seasons Spring ; Fall ; Winter
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Number of Positions Durham Region: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements A Vulnerable Sector Check is required for those over the age of 18 years of age.
Start Date On or after 12 Jan 2024

Agency Details: BGC Durham

Office Phone 905-728-5121
Fax 905-728-5126
E-Mail info@bgcdurham.com
Website www.bgcdurham.com
Address & Map
433 Eulalie Ave
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 2C6
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Mailing Address 433 Eulalie Ave 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 2C6

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