Lifeguard/Program Worker

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ConnectWell has an exciting opportunity in our Summer Programs. We are looking for a post-secondary student, recent graduate, or experienced professional to work as Lifeguard. This role will also support the summer program as a Program Worker when lifeguarding duties are not required.


• A degree or diploma in Early Childhood Education, Communicative Disorders Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Behavioural Science, Developmental Service Worker, or Autism Services or equivalent experience (or working towards)
• Enthusiasm for providing a fun and energetic program for children and youth
• Certified Lifeguard
• Perform Lifeguard duties and maintain Ministry guidelines
• Occasional light lifting and moving while working directly with active children
• May involve transporting clients in personal vehicle
• Interaction with coworkers, clients, and their families
• Daily light cleaning duties following services
• Supervising pool and pool maintenance outdoors
• Other duties as assigned during program hours

Reporting Relationship: The successful candidate will report to Day Program Coordinator.


Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume detailing their qualifications and interest in the position. Application deadline is April 5, 2024. Applications should be sent to the attention of Sarah Mattey at

An offer of employment will be conditional upon the candidate completing a Vulnerable Sector Screening, which includes a criminal reference check and proof of COVID vaccinations (2 doses).

ConnectWell is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If at any stage in the selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact 613-257-7619 to let us know how we can assist you.

ConnectWell Community Health is also committed to equity, diversity and inclusivity and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/persons of colour and those who identify as women, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ+ persons.

Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ConnectWell Summer Life Guard & Program Worker Job Description

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