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Open positions

Life Guard:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through
youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Lifeguards maintain safe swimming conditions in
the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Create a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all
individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. S/He also builds positive
relationships with members and program participants through effective listening and verbal skills and
creatively finds ways to connect them to one another and the Y community.

  • Minimum age of 15.
  • Current YMCA Lifeguard or equivalent and BLS, first aid, and emergency oxygen administration and
    maintain while employed.
  • Ability to maintain certification-level physical and mental readiness
  • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail required


  • Recreational environment; aquatics facility. While performing the essential functions of this job,
    the employee is regularly required to sit, speak clearly, hear and use hands and fingers.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch
    and/or move a maximum of 25 lbs.
  • Intermittent use of pool to instruct participants.

Summer Camp Counselor:
This position will provide direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Provides a quality
experience to children and focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the
  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping,
    songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc.
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications, and YMCA Child Abuse Prevention training must be completed within
    30 days of hire date.

Essential Functions

  • Leads and supervises a group of children in day camp setting.
  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and
    consistent with YMCA values.
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to record keeping, medical and
    disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff

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