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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a dynamic charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of communities by offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. We have been offering programs and services to the North Bay community since 1958 and to the Greater Sudbury community since 1936! To learn more about our programs and services offered please visit our website.

We are currently looking for a Lifeguard/Instructor to join our team of committed professionals. This part-time position within the Association is housed at the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario’s Chippewa location in North Bay. Under the leadership of the Supervisor of Aquatics, the Lifeguard/Instructor performs lifeguard duties in accordance with the National Lifesaving Society (NLS) standards as well as responsible delivering quality, values-based programming. This job is also responsible for ensuring the safety of members and participants while in the pool area.

START DATE As soon as possible


RATE OF PAY $16.00 per hour

HOURS Variable


  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • National Lifeguard Certification (NLS) in good standing
  • YMCA Swim Instructor Certificate or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Physically fit
  • Bilingualism in both official languages considered an asset


  • Current and Satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Ensure the safety of patrons at all times
  • Respond to first aid situations and emergencies promptly and competently
  • Ensure that first aid and rescue equipment is in safe working condition
  • Respond to member inquiries regarding aquatic programs
  • Teach, guard and coach a variety of aquatic programs
  • Complete pool logs
  • Complete all janitorial daily tasks as assigned and report any deficiencies to the Supervisor of Aquatics
  • Build relationships with members and guests, and promote the YMCA as a charitable organization

Please ensure that your cover letter and resume both specify the job title of the position that you are applying for. 

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Human Resources Department.
Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check for review prior to starting employment.
Please note that candidates invited for an interview will be required to submit three professional references.
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. All of our employees and job applicants will be promoted or employed solely on the basis of their abilities and qualifications.

Educational credentials completed outside of Canada require a copy of your World Education Services documents (WES) along with your credentials. If you do not have a WES document, please visit Applications submitted without a WES document will not be considered. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.00
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  • North Bay, ON, Canada