Winter Lessons Instructor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Swimmingly
Address: Winnipeg MB
Organizational Description: Manitoba SwimAbility is a not-for-profit organization that provides one-to-one swimming instruction to children with special needs.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5068
Description of Duties:

We aim to offer one on one water safety instruction to children with exceptional needs who are unable to participate in traditional swimming lesson programming.

Volunteer instructors will be paired up with a swimmer for a 30 min lesson which will be structured to each individual swimmer. Our lessons run for 1.5 hours on Saturdays and Sundays starting in January.

Skills Required:

There is no previous water safety instruction experience necessary to volunteer but ability to swim is a requirement. We ask that our volunteers are over the age of 16.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

- Team Work

- Leadership Skills

- Impacting Lives of Swimmers & Families

Age: 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

University of Manitoba Location : Saturdays from 4-5:30pm for 10 weeks.

Elmwood Kildonan Location: Saturdays from 5-6:30pm for 10 weeks.

St. James Civic Centre Location: Saturdays from 4-5:30pm for 10 weeks.

Rady JCC Location: Sundays from 1-2:30pm for 10 weeks.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Group - large, corporate and schools
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jan 5, 2024
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