Jan 23, 2023

Opening Lifeguard - Haverhill YMCA

  • YMCA of the North Shore
  • Haverhill, MA, USA
Part time Other

Job Description

Are you an avid swimmer and interested in helping others? Are you looking for part-time work that will make a difference? This may be the opportunity for you!

 As an opening lifeguard at the Haverhill YMCA, you will help ensure the safety and well being of all swimmers, and promote a healthy and active lifestyle. On a regular day, you will oversee all aquatics activities, explain and enforce safety regulations and rules, monitor for any safety hazards, and assist in activities. You must be rescue ready at all times and implement emergency procedures as needed.  You will assess the swimming capabilities of everyone in the aquatics area and ensure individuals are not allowed in areas that place them at undue risk. The schedule is Monday & Wednesday from 5:15am to 9am. 

To thrive in this position you must have the physical ability to respond in an emergency situation and be able to stay focused and present throughout the duration of your shift. You must enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people including children and adults. You are not afraid to take on responsibilities and are able to address concerns with visitors on the pool deck in a professional and courteous manner.  This is the ideal opportunity for those interested in developing leadership and social skills while giving back and to help create a stronger and safer community!  

In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including;

  • Paid training and development

  • Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations.

  • Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.

  • Retirement fund with 8% company contribution (once vested/no match required)

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Learn more about our lifeguard training program  https://tinyurl.com/y2b3kr4y 

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, pursuit or attainment of a Bachelors degree in Aquatics, Recreation or related field preferred
  • YUSA swim instructor/lifeguard certified preferred, but not required, training may be provided
  • Schedule is Monday & Wednesday from 5:15am to 9am

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.

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