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Job Code: EE

Swim Instructor

Category: Aquatics
Location: East End Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Jacqueline Gallant

Description:

The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation’s larger provider of swim lessons to increase skill and safety in and around water. This position provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.

Requirements:

OPPORTUNITY:

The Lake County YMCA is seeking swim instructors for the East End YMCA in Madison. The job description and qualifications are listed below. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Interested parties should submit a resume or completed application outlining qualifications to [email protected].

The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  2. Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
  3. Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
  4. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.).
  5. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  6. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  7. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  8. Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification.
  2. Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
  3. YMCA Swim Instructor certification, or equivalent.
  4. At least 16 years of age.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques.
  • Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.

 

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