The YMCA aquatics program is hiring enthusiastic, safety conscious, customer focused individuals that are looking for an opportunity and have a passion for water safety!

Weekday and weekend shifts available!

Do you like the water? Can you swim 300 yards in the pool continuously? Do you want to make a difference in your community? The YMCA Lifeguard aquatics role offers career development, a great mission to get behind, and is a FUN environment.

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 16
• Experience swimming – we will train Lifeguarding and rescue techniques!
• Work with diverse kids and families in a group setting
• Monday-Saturday
o 5:00am – 10:00pm with flexibility when needs change
Benefits include:
• 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:

Maintain constant surveillance of the pool or area/body of water, know/review all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately.
Perform first aid when necessary and complete appropriate incident/accident reports.
Know, understand, and consistently communicate policies and guidelines for the pool, body of water or whirlpool.
Attend monthly in-service trainings.

 3.  Relationships:

This position reports to the Sr. Coordinator/ Program Director who reports to the Executive Director, Branch Director, or Program Director. 

Tagged as: Water Skills

About YMCA of the North

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

YMCA of the North team members exemplify the association’s mission, vision and values – caring, equity, honesty, respect and responsibility – as well as the association’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for those within and outside of the organization. Team members demonstrate cultural competencies and respect for all people’s backgrounds and incorporate cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into programming and organizational culture.

The YMCA of the North is committed to developing plans and strategies to ensure team members and volunteers reflect the demographics of communities being served, as well as providing team members with opportunities for learning and development to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion competencies.

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