Job Postings for 2019 

Summer Canoe/ Kayak Coach

Under the general supervision of the Head Coach, coaches are responsible for the day to day progress, encouragement and growth of paddlers. Senobe coaches play an intregal role in the development of young children and athletes by demonstrating a strong commitment to health and physical activity and by creating an environment of pride at Senobe. Coaches work as part of a broader team by working with other summer staff and volunteers.

Coaches organize, plan and conduct individual and team practices, training camps and compititions. Adminitrative duties include preparing the individual training plans for athletes, communicating with parents and athletes as well as selecting crews, submitting entries for and representing the club at regattas.

Senobe is searching for an experienced and energetic coach to coach athletes between 7 and 15. This is a full time position from July to September.


  •  Must have previous experience working with/coaching young children and the ability to develop youth
    athletic programs
  •  Must have experience in the sport of sprint canoe/kayak and demonstrated understanding of paddling
    technique and sportsmanship values 
  • Ability to mentor and to be a role model to Junior Coaches and athletes
  • Demonstrated understanding of the club environment which includes not only athleticism but fun, safety, sport, competition and family
  • Ability to balance the needs of high performance athletes with recreational paddlers and children who are new to the sport
  • Excellent leadership ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • ELCC certification
  • Pleasure Craft Operator License
  • Knowledge of ADCKC and CKC Policies
  • Completion of Background and Vulnerable Sector check is required

Note: Salary is commensurate on the incumbent’s qualifications and experience as well as funding.

To apply please send your resume to . The application deadline is April
20th 2019.

Summer Lifeguard Opportunity

The lifeguard is responsible to oversee the club beach swim area; apply first aid when needed; work alongside and with day camp staff; administrative duties (i.e. incident reports). Along with leadership experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.


  • Prepare and position rescue equipment
  • Supervise beach users
  • Monitor all people swimming in the lake at the Senobe Club beach
  • Carry out rescue when necessary
  • Make sure beach users stay within the safe zones and advise people where they can swim safely
  • Survey beach area for safety and identify any new risks that may cause a hazard to the swimmers of the day
  • Prevent accidents by identifying hazards and taking preventative measures including informing other lifeguards, Facilities Manager and the Day Program Chair of hazards
  • Keep the beach area clean and remove objects that pose a hazard
  • Provide beach safety advice, as required
  • Advise swimmers on the use of water toys and the floating dock
  • Give general first aid, plus keep first aid kit fully stocked with all necessary medical supplies
  • Apply life-saving techniques in emergencies
  • Assist when required to look for a lost child
  • Provide a point of contact for beach users
  • Clean/Rake beach
  • Completion of Background and Vulnerable Sector Check is required


Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • National Lifeguard Certification (waterfront and/or surf)
  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C
  • Experience working as lifeguard



  • Period of work is June 27, 2019 through to August 30, 2019
  •  35 – 40hours weekly
  • To apply for this opportunity please send your resume to on or

before April 20, 2019

  • If contacted for an interview, please bring list of references (min 3 references)