Poolside Volunteer

Contract: Voluntary
Location: Little Havens
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2023

We are looking for volunteers to be poolside during the pool sessions at Little Havens for children and young people who are accessing our pool.

Role description

Responsibilities

  • Providing supervision of the pool and poolside area to ensure
    the safety of pool users at all times, by preventing accidents
    and incidents
  • Supervising the children, some of whom may have
    communication needs and may be wheelchair users.
  • Physically able in pulling a child out from the bottom of the
    pool in the case of an emergency.
  • Ensuring the pool area is kept safe by sweeping away puddles
    to prevent slipping
  • Ensuring that emergency equipment is in full working order
    and is accessible, prior to the session beginning
  • Assist in rescues and calling for first aid if the situation arises
  • Undertaking any Mandatory Training which is in line with
    Havens Hospices policies and guidelines
  • Any other duties designated by the Volunteer Coordinator

Benefits to you

  • Meet new people
  • Try something new
  • Be part of your local community
  • ┬áLearn a new skill or experience
  • Increase confidence and self esteem
  • Improve employment prospects
  • Be part of a team
  • Move towards making a career change
  • Use your skills to benefit others
  • Give you a purpose or routine
  • Training in a key industry skill