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


  • 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