Mar 17, 2023

Swim Instructor

  • YMCA of Harrison County
  • YMCA of Harrison County, Jenkins Court Northeast, Corydon, IN, USA
Part time Swim Instructor

Job Description

Position Summary:

Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.

Essential Functions:

o Instruct swim lessons in accordance with the YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans, and supporting members and program participants in achieving their goals.

o Builds and maintains effective relationships with volunteers, members or program participants, and colleagues at all levels in the organization; helps participants and families connect with each other and the YMCA; and encourages parent or caretaker involvement.

o Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules as well as appropriate refers program participants and families to other programs.

o Maintains records (e.g. attendance, progress reports)

o Follows all YMCA policies, rules, and regulations and procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.

o Organizes, maintains and puts away needed deck and pool equipment. Reports damaged equipment to Aquatics Director.

o Follows emergency protocols.

o Trains and supervises as needed.

o Performs any other functions necessary for the smooth and efficient running on the operations.


o Minimum of 18 years of age.

o CPR for professional rescuers, FA, AED and Lifeguard Certified within 60 days.

o Must have WSI or YMCA Swim Instructor Certification within 60 days, and preferred previous experience with swim lessons and the swim team.

-Initial certifications will be at your own expense

Physical Demands:

o Must be able to remain alert.

o Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke technique.

o Ability to adequately hear noises and identify distress signals.

o Ability to adequately observe many participants at a time.

o Ability to lift equipment and to lift repeatedly with the assistance of the water, a small to average child weighing up to 100 pounds.

o Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations.

o Ability to read, comprehend and respond to simple instructions, short correspondences and memos.

o Ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


o Free Membership

o Employee Discount

o Flexible schedule

o Fun environment

o Family- oriented

o Help Others

Employment applications are available online at or at the YMCA of Harrison County.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.10 - $12.00 per hour


  • Employee discount


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

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