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Aquatics Volunteers Needed!

The MS Society is looking for volunteers to help with our Aquatics Program at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. The program runs on Mondays from 12:30pm-1:30pm starting September 9th and ending November 25th, with a break on stat holidays. The program returns again in January.

Purpose
To provide support to both clients and professional staff in the Aquatics exercise program

Tasks
* Providing support to both clients and professional staff in the Aquatics exercise program may include:
o assisting clients with exercise equipment, as directed by the Instructor - NO LIFTING
o enabling clients to participate in exercise programs by providing guidance
o helping to make sure clients are safe throughout the program
* To dress appropriately for a professional pool program, including full bathing suit.

Time Commitment
* Weekly shift during the Instructor's session; Mondays from 12:30pm-1:30pm at Oak Bay Rec Centre
* Minimum commitment of 3 to 6 months
* Attend appropriate scheduled training and orientation sessions

Skill Requirements
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Comfortable in the water
* Punctual and reliable
* Enthusiastic
* Able to work comfortably with people with disabilities
* Able to maintain confidentiality of all personal information gained through interactions at the program
* Willing to take direction as required
* Able to take initiative

Training, Screening and Skill Development
* Orientation to the MS Society's volunteer program
* Education about MS, its symptoms, and its effects on the lives of clients and their families
* Consent to Disclosure of Personal Information (Criminal Record check) once every 5 years
* Position-specific training
* Other training and supervision as required

Supporting Policies
* Let the lead Aquatics Instructor know by phone if you are not able to attend a class
* Follow all position-specific procedures

Benefits
* Invitation to the yearly volunteer recognition event
* Potential individual recognition
* Interaction with others in a social setting
* Development of interpersonal and leadership skills

To apply, contact Jenessa at Jenessa.Noviello@mssociety.ca

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Ad Id34567347
CategoryVolunteer
PostedAugust 29, 2019
Renewed October 08, 2019
Expiry November 07, 2019
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