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SWS Program Coordinator
|Empl./Engagement Status:||Permanent Full Time|
|Closing Date:||November 13, 2019|
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The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Coordinator, for the National Swimming and Water Safety department. Reporting to the Director, Swimming and Water Safety Programs, the Coordinator, Swimming and Water Safety Programs is responsible for ensuring effective planning, implementation and coordination of all Swimming and Water Safety Programs and for the coordination and support of activities required for the annual water-related fatality data collection. The incumbent demonstrates effective planning, organizational and facilitation skills to achieve outcomes, as well as expertise in implementing strategies and providing support for the programs to ensure success and growth. Please note work location for this position is flexible within Canada.
The minimum qualifications for this job are the completion of post secondary education in recreation programs, adult education and/or equivalent workplace experience (3 to 6 years of experience) in facilitation and education, both participant training and Instructor Development Program levels with experience at the Water Safety Instructor Trainer level and/or Lifeguard Instructor Trainer (minimum 4 years) or higher.
Abilities and Personal Suitability
35 hour work week, Monday to Friday
Physical work location for this position is flexible within Canada.
The majority of the work is performed in an office environment which is mostly clean and comfortable.
The incumbent has supervisory responsibility for volunteer working groups, consultants, or members of project teams.
Occasional requirement to work overtime hours, often with short notice.
Domestic travel may be required.
Assets (not required, not assessed, but desired)
Optional: Valid provincial driver’s license and First Aid Certification (training provided) required.
This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record reference check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.
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