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Adapted Aquatics

City of Kitchener

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To proudly provide valued services and build community and Corporate capacity by inspiring volunteers, staff, elected officials and all community members to be active contributions to Kitchener's Community Vision.

As an Adapted Aquatics volunteer will have an impact on an individual with a disability and their families who a traditional swimming lesson may not be appropriate. Under the guidance of an Adapted Aquatics Instructor, you will provide one-on-one support to children and adults with a disability by instructing and overseeing the swimming progression.  Volunteers must be able to complete our swim test (demonstrate comfort in the water and swim on your front for 20 metres in the designated swim test area of the pool. The swim test will also include a change in direction)   

Application Deadlines
Spring: Thursday April 6 


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports, Accessibility

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Needs Assessment, Accountability, Empathy

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Spring: Training for new volunteers only Thursday April 27
Working Conditions: Pool setting - shallow and deep water
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Evening
Thursdays 6 - 8 p.m.

Winter 2: Thursday March 9-April 27
Spring: Thursday May 4-June 15

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Fabio Cipolletti
519 741 – 2493
253 Fischer-Hallman Road Kitchener, N2M 4X8

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