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.

Aquatic Supervisor: 1 year Mat Leave
Position Close Date:
Fri, 2017-06-09

Currently seeking an Aquatic Supervisor for a 1 year Maternity Leave Temporary position.

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.


Skate Park Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Sat, 2017-07-01 to Thu, 2017-08-31

Description: Westside’s Skate Park runs during the summer months and is a supervised park. Skate Park Volunteers will assist the Skate Park Monitor on duty with anything from educating youth on skate park etiquette, helping youth learn or master tricks, opening and closing of the park, and maintaining a fun atmosphere for everyone at the park.


Volunteer Term: July & August

Gym Monitor Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Sat, 2017-07-01 to Thu, 2017-08-31

Description: Gym Monitor Volunteers help lend equipment from the equipment lending office and aid in supervising the gym's during drop-in hours. This position includes helping with set-up or take down of equipment as well as providing excellent customer service.

Volunteer Term: July & August

Childcare Volunteers
Volunteer Term:
Sat, 2017-07-01 to Thu, 2017-08-31

Description: Childcare volunteers help to encourage a positive play environment for children in our childcare. Volunteers aid staff by actively interacting with children 3 years 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.

Volunteer Term: July & August

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

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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