Fun Swim/Swimming Lesson Volunteer

(BGC Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0414 Last Modified: 02 Aug 2022 Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactTracy Farr-Sullivan, Volunteer Coordinator, BGC Durham(formerly Boys and Girls Club of Durham); Phone: 905-728-5121 ext 257; Email:
DutiesVarious positions helping with swimming lesson during the fall, winter and spring sessions. 
Volunteers must: be at least 14 years of age * provide 2 references (not family) * be able to swim *for helping with lessons have at least level 10 swimming, and commit to a set schedule for the fall starting in September * If over 18 years of age a Vulnerable Sector check is required
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BenefitsOpportunity to get required community service hours for High School. Rewarding experience working with young children and seeing them grow through swim programs.
ClientsChildren 4- 13 years of age.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestChild Care ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth & Activity Camp Support
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid - Is an asset ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthShort Term - 10 week sessions in the Fall, Winter and Spring
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening (5:00 pm- 8:00 pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (5:00 pm- 8:00 pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening (5:00 pm- 8:00 pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening (5:00 pm- 8:00 pm) 
Friday: Evening (6:00 pm- 9:00 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (9:00 am- 1:00 pm)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityDesignated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location433 Eulalie Ave, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA police check is only required if over 18 years of age.
End Date28 Jun 2023
Agency Details
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Organization NameBGC Durham
Office Phone905-728-5121
Address & Map
433 Eulalie Ave
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 2C6
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