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Working at Westside

Join our amazing staff team!

Since 2000, our employees have been delivering safe, healthy and fun recreation. If you are enthusiastic, professional and would like to be a part of a great team, check our current Job Opportunities.

Customer Service Representative
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Currently seeking part time Customer Service Representatives for Spring 2018.

Arena Operator
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Currently seeking an Arena Operator for Spring 2018.

Youth Wellness Fitness Leader
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Currently seeking Youth Wellness Fitness Leaders for Spring 2018.

Water Park Attendant/Swim Instructor
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Currently seeking Water Park Attendants and Swim Instructors for Spring 2018.

Climbing Wall Instructor/Monitor
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Currently seeking Climbing Wall Instructor/Monitors for Spring 2018.

Skateboard Instructors
Position Close Date:
Fri, 2018-04-20

Currently seeking Skateboard Instructors for Spring 2018.

Youth Volunteers

Youth volunteers bring skills to our programs and enrich the lives of Calgary's children, youth, adults and seniors. Most of all, volunteers help Westside keep its promise to serve our communities. We couldn't do it without them!

Expect to commit to at least one 2-3 hour shift per week. Volunteers must be 13Y to 17Y or have taken the F.L.Y. Fostering Leadership in Youth program, and have at minimum Emergency First Aid with CPR C. All youth volunteers are partnered with a staff member for supervision.

Need more information? Call us at 403.531.5875 Ext 264.


Gym Monitor Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Thu, 2018-03-01 to Mon, 2018-12-31

Currently seeking Gym Monitor Volunteers to help lend equipment from the equipment lending office and aid in supervising the gyms during drop-in hours. This position includes helping with set-up or take down of equipment, as well as, providing excellent customer service.

Climbing Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Thu, 2018-02-15 to Mon, 2018-12-31

Currently seeking Climbing Volunteers to aid in belaying customers in the climbing wall during drop-in hours. This position may also include giving climbing strategies to those interested, helping with maintenance of the wall, and aiding in creating new routes. A signed wavier form and completion of the Westside's Belay test is required.

Camp Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Sun, 2018-07-01 to Fri, 2018-08-31

Currently seeking Camp Volunteers for Summer 2018. Camps run as full day or half day camps for children ages 3-12 years old. Volunteers in camps help facilitate the camp and aid the Camp Leader. Volunteers are required to help with activities like arts and crafts, swimming, outdoor games, gym games, circle games and anything else the camp may partake in. Volunteers interested in summer camps must be willing to commit 80 hours over the course of the summer in weekly session (Monday-Friday).

Swim Lesson Volunteer
Volunteer Term:
Tue, 2017-09-05 to Sat, 2018-06-30

Currently seeking Swim Lesson Volunteers to help certified swim instructors teach kids of all ages. This often includes helping with any equipment, providing one on one attention to swimmers, and helping the instructor as needed. Volunteers are recommended to have strong swim abilities.

Birthday Party Volunteer
Volunteer Term:
Tue, 2017-09-05 to Sat, 2018-06-30

Currently seeking Birthday Party Volunteers to help aid Birthday Party Hosts. Hosting includes checking in the party, showing parties to their rooms, and helping with the set-up and clean-up of our party rooms. Volunteers may also assist in other areas, such as helping out with gym activities or climbing wall activities.

Childcare Volunteer
Volunteer Term:
Tue, 2017-09-05 to Sat, 2018-06-30

Currently seeking Childcare Volunteers to help encourage a positive play environment for children in our childcare. Volunteers aid staff by actively interacting with children 3 years of age and older by playing with them in the large climber, reading with them, coloring with them, or otherwise engaging them. There is a high turn-over of highly active kids in the childcare, so volunteers should be ready to be active.

Give to Westside

Westside was built by community. Neighborhood volunteers, in partnership with the City of Calgary, Province of Alberta and hundreds of generous donors, achieved the dream of building Westside Recreation Centre in 2000 and expanding the centre in 2010.

Westside is a registered charity. Gifts are currently directed to future expansion projects or an area of your choice and can be made with cash, cheque or credit card. Charitable tax receipts are issued for all donations of $25 or more. Recognition and naming opportunities are offered to those who are interested.

For information on giving, please contact the Fund Development & Communications Manager by email or telephone at 403.531.5875 Ext 265.

Thank you for your interest and support!

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