May 31, 2023

Swim Instructor - Cape Ann YMCA

  • YMCA of the North Shore
  • Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA, Gloucester Crossing Road, Gloucester, MA, USA
Part time Swim Instructor

Job Description

Are you looking for a flexible and fun part time job?  Do you enjoy swimming and like helping others learn? Are you a swim enthusiast who enjoys being in the water with the ability to teach others the basics to learn to swim?  This may be the job for you!  Join our experienced, professional, aquatics team and help keep our community safe! 


As a swim instructor you will help children and adults of all ages develop proper swimming techniques and skills through quality instruction.  Swim Instructors are leaders with a talent for teaching others the skills to safely swim in the water. From Parent/Child classes to adult lessons, day to day, you will lead groups or individuals in lessons following YUSA curriculum, assessing the skill levels of all swimmers, and providing direction in maintaining the safety of the pool. 


Not certified?  We'll train you! No experience necessary, swim instructors will be engaged in a training program to develop an understanding of YUSA swim curriculum and have opportunities to shadow and work with expert instructors. 

The perks?

  • A Free Membership to the YMCA of the North Shore!  Including access to state of the art fitness equipment!

  • Discounts on YMCA Programs and Childcare!

  • Swag & Uniform provided!

On a regular day you will...

  • Explain and enforce safety regulations and rules

  • Monitor for any safety hazards, and assist in activities

  • Assess the swimming capabilities of everyone in the aquatics area and ensure individuals are not allowed in areas that place them at undue risk


  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age

  • Also looking for Private instructors

  • Current certifications in Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Pro CPR, First Aid and Oxygen, or willing to obtain

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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