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Calling all individuals with a passion for drowning prevention! Lifesaving Society Manitoba is currently seeking Northern Water Smart Instructors for Summer 2023. If you know someone who fits the bill, read on for more information.

Successful candidates will receive instructor and lifeguard training, as well as a summer employment opportunity. Not only will this experience be rewarding in terms of making a difference, but it could also lead to future employment opportunities with Lifesaving Society Manitoba or other aquatic employers.

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a valid Class 5 (full) Manitoba driver’s license or equivalent
  • Have the ability to swim at least 400 meters continuously in 11 minutes or less
  • Be willing to travel to northern and remote locations in Manitoba, including First Nations
  • Have a clear criminal record with Vulnerable Sector & Child Abuse Registry Checks

If you meet these requirements, they want to hear from you! Accepted candidates will work for Lifesaving Society Manitoba from the start of training in April for up to 19 weeks. During training, you will be paid minimum wage in addition to receiving training at no cost. Successful completion of training will result in a performance review and wage increase.

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They understand that the cost of training materials and criminal record checks can be a burden, which is why they cover the cost of all training materials and will reimburse individuals selected for further work for the cost of Criminal Record, Vulnerable Sector, and Child Abuse Registry Checks.

To learn more about the program and the position, please review their program overview PDF. Keep in mind that they have a limited number of positions available, so it is important to apply early if you are interested.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact them via email. They look forward to hearing from all interested candidates who are committed to promoting water safety and drowning prevention in Manitoba’s northern and remote communities.

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