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About the Position
Position #: 16182
OrganizationSunbeam Centre
Position: Pool Assistant
Location: 2749 Kingsway Drive
Description: A volunteer will provide assistance to our staff in our therapeutic pool. Support can include assisting with client exercises, whirlpool, Snoezelen, and transporting clients to a wheelchair. The volunteer should be able to handle being in a warm and humid environment for the duration of the volunteer commitment and not have any sensitivity to pool chemicals or therapeutic pools.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Specialized Training
Training Details: The volunteer will be trained to support persons with developmental disabilities in a pool setting; pool Training with Pool Coordinator is provided. Participation in and completion of the Orientation Session for Client-Based Volunteer Positions is required.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail: Volunteers are needed for 2 hours per week on a set schedule with a minimum commitment of 4 months. Saturday mornings,Sundays from 10am - 12pm, or Wednesdays from approximately 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Coaching
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.sunbeamcentre.com/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laurie Yeo-Schmidt
Phone: 519-893-6200 Ext. 253
Address: 2749 Kingsway Drive Kitchener, N2C 1A7


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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