Job Posting: Aylmer Aquatics Staff (various positions)

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin, established over 110 years ago, is a not for profit, social service agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

The YWCA is currently accepting applications for Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors and Assistants for Aquatic Programs offered in Aylmer. Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors and Assistants work individually and as a team to provide pool supervision and class instruction according to established standards in a safe, inclusive and enjoyable environment.

• Responsible for the overall safety of swimmers and participants accessing the pool facilities according to relevant legislation, regulations and standards
• Effectively and efficiently protect the safety of swimmers, provide first aid treatment where necessary and respond in case of emergency.
• Demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and problem solving skills, enjoy working as part of a team and interacting positively with children.
• Organize and prepare swimming lessons for a variety of students and effectively and consistently provide instruction and evaluate swimmers according to established standards.
• Preparation, completion and maintenance of required reports, forms, records and statistics.
• Maintenance of the pool area(s) and facilities to ensure safety

Qualifications for Lifeguard/Instructors
• Standard First Aid with CPR
• Red Cross Lifeguard or National Lifeguard
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor

Qualifications for Assistants
• Standard First Aid with CPR
• Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross

Seasonal Employment Opportunities include:

  • Part-time, contract positions during the school year for evening and weekend shifts
  • Contract positions during the summer for daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Applicants are invited to submit their resume including proof of current qualifications by April 1st, 2020 to: Aylmer Community Services, 25 Centre Street Aylmer, N5H 2Z4; Fax: 519- 765-2280 ATT: YWCA, or via Email:

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier free recruitment and selection processes. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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