Internship Details

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/

Internship Title
Swim Instructor 2
Area Industry Minimum Age* Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Service 16 + $17.00 - $19.38 Depending on Experience 5
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes Flexible Flexible and varies on schedule
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Open Until Filled 02-14-22 TBD No Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description
 
Make a difference in lifelong safety by teaching community members to swim. Everyone starts somewhere with a new skill and this position plays a big role for new swimmers of all ages. Teach basic and assist with other levels of the BPRD and Red Cross learn-to-swim program, providing a safe, progressive, and fun learning experience for participants. Serving the public with parks, trails, and recreation is important to Central Oregon residents and visitors, and this position is part of a team responsible for high-quality experiences.
 
A day in the life:
- Plan and instruct basic swim and water safety programs in accordance with BPRD and Red Cross standards and procedures.
- Assist with advanced swim levels.
- Provide for the progress, safety, comfort, and enjoyment of class participants.
- Evaluate participants and complete progress reports and cards.
- Maintain required BPRD and Red Cross course records.
- Communicate with lesson participants and parents concerning specific lessons and related program information.
- Participate in regular swim instructor in-service training.
 
Flexible work schedules: 
- Swim Instructors have varied schedules that can work around individual school, family, or other commitments.
- 2 times per week plus Saturday hours.
 
Swim lesson Schedule:
Mornings
Monday -Thursday       9:00 am - 10:45 am
Saturdays                     9:45 am - 12:30 pm
Afternoons
Wednesday                    1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Saturdays                       1:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday      3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday & Wednesday   3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fridays                           4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
 
Paid training and certification help is provided to those willing to learn, grow skills and seek certification.
 
Swim Instructor course (paid time):
In-Person Class Schedule:
Mandatory to attend all class times. The classroom portion is approximately 24hrs in length. You will then complete 6hours of shadow teaching before you are ready to teach on your own. 
 
Educational Aspect
 
Benefits of this position and learning opportunities: 
- Gain work experience in a public facility.
- Learn how an aquatics system works.
- Learn skills needed to become a Swim Instructor.
- Improve communication skills.
 
Further Requirements
 
What you'll need for success:
Strong knowledge of:
Strong knowledge of Red Cross WSI (water safety instructor) program, including learning development, stroke technique, water safety, program levels and teaching methods, practices, and progressions.
 
Skills, and abilities to:
Strong personal swimming skills; plan, organize and lead classes toward determined goals; communicate effectively with and to motivate people of all ages and abilities, particularly children; physically perform the duties associated with this position; work cooperatively with others and create a positive, constructive relationship with staff and the general public.
 
What we're looking for:
Education, Experience, and Training:
1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
2. Currently attending high school or high school diploma or equivalent; college coursework with an emphasis in a swimming/fitness related field, preferred; AND
3. Some previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications: 
1. Swim Instructor - Red Cross Water Safety Instruction (WSI) Certification.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
Work schedule and number of hours vary.  Position requires being in and out of the water continuously and constantly using the voice in an often noisy environment.

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/
Internship Title
Swim Instructor 2
AreaIndustry
BendService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
16$17.00 - $19.38 Depending on Experience
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
5No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesOpen Until Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2022-02-14TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
Flexible No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description
 
Make a difference in lifelong safety by teaching community members to swim. Everyone starts somewhere with a new skill and this position plays a big role for new swimmers of all ages. Teach basic and assist with other levels of the BPRD and Red Cross learn-to-swim program, providing a safe, progressive, and fun learning experience for participants. Serving the public with parks, trails, and recreation is important to Central Oregon residents and visitors, and this position is part of a team responsible for high-quality experiences.
 
A day in the life:
- Plan and instruct basic swim and water safety programs in accordance with BPRD and Red Cross standards and procedures.
- Assist with advanced swim levels.
- Provide for the progress, safety, comfort, and enjoyment of class participants.
- Evaluate participants and complete progress reports and cards.
- Maintain required BPRD and Red Cross course records.
- Communicate with lesson participants and parents concerning specific lessons and related program information.
- Participate in regular swim instructor in-service training.
 
Flexible work schedules: 
- Swim Instructors have varied schedules that can work around individual school, family, or other commitments.
- 2 times per week plus Saturday hours.
 
Swim lesson Schedule:
Mornings
Monday -Thursday       9:00 am - 10:45 am
Saturdays                     9:45 am - 12:30 pm
Afternoons
Wednesday                    1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Saturdays                       1:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday      3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday & Wednesday   3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fridays                           4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
 
Paid training and certification help is provided to those willing to learn, grow skills and seek certification.
 
Swim Instructor course (paid time):
In-Person Class Schedule:
Mandatory to attend all class times. The classroom portion is approximately 24hrs in length. You will then complete 6hours of shadow teaching before you are ready to teach on your own. 
 
Educational Aspect
 
Benefits of this position and learning opportunities: 
- Gain work experience in a public facility.
- Learn how an aquatics system works.
- Learn skills needed to become a Swim Instructor.
- Improve communication skills.
 
Further Requirements
 
What you'll need for success:
Strong knowledge of:
Strong knowledge of Red Cross WSI (water safety instructor) program, including learning development, stroke technique, water safety, program levels and teaching methods, practices, and progressions.
 
Skills, and abilities to:
Strong personal swimming skills; plan, organize and lead classes toward determined goals; communicate effectively with and to motivate people of all ages and abilities, particularly children; physically perform the duties associated with this position; work cooperatively with others and create a positive, constructive relationship with staff and the general public.
 
What we're looking for:
Education, Experience, and Training:
1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
2. Currently attending high school or high school diploma or equivalent; college coursework with an emphasis in a swimming/fitness related field, preferred; AND
3. Some previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications: 
1. Swim Instructor - Red Cross Water Safety Instruction (WSI) Certification.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
Work schedule and number of hours vary.  Position requires being in and out of the water continuously and constantly using the voice in an often noisy environment.

Area Coordinator

Larry Holeman
larry@edcoinfo.com
541-815-5005

* Some minimum age requirements are mandated by age and work restrictions mandated by BOLI (Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries).