The YMCA Lifeguard aquatics role is more than a job and is a critical role at the YMCA. A Lifeguard provides a safe, customer friendly, fun environment for kids and families through observing pool activities. At the aquatic pools we have a passion for having a positive impact on children.
As an Aquatics Lifeguard you support water safety and play with kids and families by surveying the pool activities. You will have fun while supporting a safe environment so kids can enjoy swimming in the pool.
Our goal in the YMCA aquatics Lifeguard program is to provide kids with a safe, fun space in the water to thrive. If you want to make a positive impact on children the aquatics lifeguard role is the adventure for you. The aquatics lifeguard is a hero through inspecting pool equipment and calmly responding to emergencies.
The aquatics lifeguard role is a great job for students, someone who has retired or someone in the community who wants to make a difference in the lives of youth!
Apply today for the YMCA aquatics lifeguard program and ask us about your next adventure and join our team of passionate Community Leaders!
Requirements and Opportunities:
• Minimum age of 18 preferred (limited shifts available for ages 16-17)
• Experience swimming – we will train Lifeguarding and rescue techniques!
• Work with diverse kids and families in a group setting
o 5:00am – 10:00pm with flexibility when needs change
• YMCA of the North membership
• YMCA Program Discounts for your family
1. Job Summary:
The Lifeguard is responsible for supervising the aquatics area to prevent accidents, assist swimmers, and respond to emergencies. The incumbent will create a safe, enjoyable and positive atmosphere that promotes participant safety and satisfaction in accordance with the YMCA policies and procedures. The Lifeguard will oversee multiple activities including but not limited to open swim, water exercise, swim lessons, lap swimming, and boating.
2. Essential Functions:
This position reports to the Sr. Coordinator/ Program Director who reports to the Executive Director, Branch Director, or Program Director. The incumbent interacts regularly with their supervisor, staff, volunteers, and participants.
5. Work Conditions:
6. Additional Notes:
This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from branch representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the location or Association’s success.