Real Training. Real Experience.
Do you enjoy helping others? Challenges? Then you’re a perfect candidate for any of our leadership programs. We can help you plan your course so that you can take any pre-requisite courses that you need.
If you’re considering a career in recreation, teaching, health or medical studies, or as a first responder, you’ll learn valuable skills to help you in your future career.
Please contact Recreation Services for a course schedule at 519.360.1998.
Become A Lifeguard
It's a great job as a student, looks even better on a resume, and can travel with you anywhere in Canada. Here are the required courses to become a lifeguard:
Age 13+ or Bronze Star
Ages 15+, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid
Become A Swim Instructor
Similar to lifeguards, once you become a Red Cross instructor, you can teach Red Cross swimming lessons anywhere in Canada.
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Age 15+, Ability to perform Red Cross Swim Kids 10 strokes and skills, Red Cross Emergency/Standard First Aid
Red Cross First Aid and CPR
Knowing what to do in an emergency will give you confidence to handle any situation. Whether you're a babysitter, job seeker or responsible citizen, you can learn how to recognize and respond to situations with the Red Cross first aid courses.
- Red Cross Standard First Aid
Check our job postings
Find current job opportunities on the Municipal Job Board at www.chatham-kent.ca/jobs.
For Aquatics, you can submit your application to our job registry for part-time casual and call-in Lifeguard positions. Search under the Municipal Jobs Board page for more details on how to apply to the job registry.