Join our fantastic staff team, take part in our youth volunteer program, or make a difference with your charitable contributions.
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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.
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.
Climbing Wall Volunteers
Volunteer Term:Mon, 2019-01-21 to Sun, 2019-06-30
Climbing Wall volunteers 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 waiver form and completion of Westside's Belay Test is required.
Swim Lesson Volunteers
Volunteer Term:Mon, 2018-10-01 to Fri, 2019-06-28
Swim Lesson Volunteers help certified swim instructors teach children of all ages. This often includes helping with equipment, providing one on one attention to swimmers, and helping the instructors as needed. Volunteers should have strong swim abilities.
Leisure Ice Volunteers
Volunteer Term:Mon, 2018-09-10 to Sun, 2019-03-31
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 sure the Leisure Ice is a welcoming area by talking to customers as well as helping ensure everyone is safe and following the rules. The Leisure Ice is open from mid-September to the end of March.
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!