We're Hiring!

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories is seeking a summer student for the role of Water Smart Coordinator. The Water Smart Coordinator will assist in the promotion and delivery of the Society's Water Smart public education programs. Tasks include attending and supporting community Water Smart activations, sharing Water Smart public education materials and creating event reports. The Water Smart Coordinator will support community champions and provide education and training with respect to the Society's Water Smart campaign.

The successful candidate is enthusiastic, motivated, has attention to detail and has the ability to work in a multi-faceted organization. The Water Smart Coordinator will directly report to the Development and Operations Manager and work closely with the staff team. The successful applicant will also collaborate with Society staff on organizational priorities, operations, sport and recreation activities and initiatives to support our members, affiliate delivery partners, leadership volunteers, and the public.

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Please submit your application to:

Kelly Carter, Executive Director
Lifesaving Society – Alberta and Northwest Territories
13123 – 156 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5V 1V2
Phone: 780.415.1755

Society Appoints New Governor

The Lifesaving Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Barbara Costache as Governor for Alberta and Northwest Territories branch. Barb is the first female Governor for the branch and Past Governor Bruce Hogle has been a valuable mentor for her over the past 20 years. In her new role as Governor Barb will work with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to steward and support the Society’s vision of a Canada Free from Drowning and Water Related Injury. For more details view the appointment notice.

Distance Re-certification Process for SwimAbilities® Instructors

The Lifesaving Society has a distance re-certification process for SwimAbilities Instructors. SwimAbilities Instructors must complete an online distance re-certification process every two years (from the date of certification or last re-certification). For more details view the Communique.


Ripples - April 18, 2018


The Lifesaving Society's bi-monthly e-newsletter, Ripples, is available. Inside you will find the latest news on programs, public education, lifesaving sport, members services, safety management, and new products in the SHOP.

To view the most current Ripples click HERE.


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