KEEN Swimming Program Leader

Volunteer Position Description – Swimming Program Leader

Position Aim: The Swimming Program Leader provides support by overseeing activities and managing volunteers and athletes during KEEN Swim programs

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Coordinators must be able to communicate effectively with volunteers, staff members and clients - both parents and athletes. 
  • Disseminating information for upcoming events to both volunteers and athletes' care givers.
  • Keep detailed records of volunteers’ and athletes' attendance.  Provide monthly updates to Program Managers of attendance for grant reporting purposes.
  • Conduct new volunteer orientation.  Ensure the purpose of the organization and its actions is clearly communicated during new volunteer orientation
  • Bring equipment and supplies from storage to venue day of the event and sets it up on deck.
  • Ensure volunteer and athlete safety is maintained at all times.  File incident reports if necessary.
  • Provide guided activities to volunteers and athletes for 15 minutes in accordance with JPMF grant including Tug of War, Red Light/Green Light, and Hokey Pokey.

Requested Time Commitment:
Time commitment depends on program location
1-4 hrs/ 1 or 2 times a month

Preferred Qualifications:
While there are no required qualifications and all are invited to volunteer for this position, the following general requirements may be helpful for individuals who wish to volunteer

General Competencies:

  • Dependable
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to be personable and welcoming to all KEEN participants
  • Demonstrate patience, understand and compassion
  • A good sense of humor