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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.

Group Exercise Instructor
Position Close Date:
Mon, 2017-05-01

Currently seeking Group Exercise specialists to instruct our evening and weekend fitness programs.

Summer Day Camp Leaders in Training
Position Close Date:
Sun, 2017-04-02

Currently seeking Day Camp Leaders in Training for the 2017 Summer Season.

Summer Day Camp Leaders
Position Close Date:
Sun, 2017-04-02

Currently seeking Day Camp Leaders for the 2017 Summer Season.

Fitness Desk Representative
Position Close Date:

Currently seeking a Full-Time Fitness Desk Representative for a 12 month term.

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.


Summer Day Camp Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Sat, 2017-07-01 to Fri, 2017-09-01

Description: Camps run as full day or half day camps for children from 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 sessions (Monday-Friday).


Volunteer Term: July & August

Leisure Ice Volunteer
Volunteer Term:
Thu, 2016-09-15 to Fri, 2017-03-31

Description: Leisure Ice Volunteers help supervise the Leisure Ice during busy times. Volunteers will be required to skate, so you should be comfortable on the ice. This position includes helping make the Leisure Ice a welcoming area by talking to customers as well as helping ensure everyone is safe and following the rules.


Volunteer Term: Mid-September 2016- March 2017

Swim Lesson Volunteer
Volunteer Term:
Fri, 2016-04-01 to Thu, 2017-08-31

Description: Swim Lesson Volunteers 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 instructors as needed. Volunteers are recommended to have strong swim abilities. 

Volunteer Term: April to June, July to August


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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