Lifeguard and Swim Instructors

at YMCA of Metro Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Lifeguard and Swim Instructors
Company : Name Linked

McCormick YMCA
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 Location : Address  
1834 N. Lawndale Ave.  


Flexible schedules are available from Monday-Sunday, including days, nights, and weekends.  




Keeping People Safe Around Water for 165 Years
Opportunities to work as a lifeguard, a swim instructor, or both!

The YMCA of Metro Chicago is hiring Lifeguards and Swim Instructors!
Salary range starts at $15.86 per hour
Flexible scheduling opportunities

Earn a $600* sign-on bonus!
*New hires will receive a $300 sign-on bonus upon achievement of your lifeguard certification, provided you are an active employee working as a lifeguard or swim instructor at the time of payout. Earn another $300 retention bonus after 6 months of active  as a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor.

Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:
Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund
Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities
Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs
Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!
Lifeguards - Must be at least 15 years of age.
Swim Instructors - Must be at least 16 years of age.
Must succesfully complete water skills assessment.
Must successfully complete the certification or have current YMCA or American Red Cross certification as well as current First Aid, AED, CPR and Oxygen Administration certifications
Must be mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to assure the safety of all swimmers
Ability to meet physical requirements based on job description
Child Abuse Prevention:
Support the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to a background check.        

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Job Posting: 11301992

Posted On: Sep 21, 2023

Updated On: Oct 21, 2023

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