Aquatics Program Instructor – Swimming job – The YMCA of Orange County – Mission Viejo, CA
Aquatics Program Instructor – Swimming The YMCA of Orange County – Mission Viejo, CA Part-timeAquatics Program Instructor – Swimming Part Time – Non Exempt *Must be available to work varied shifts weekdays from 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm as well as occasional Saturday mornings.* Be Part of Our Cause The YMCA of Orange County staff are committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values and the importance of giving back. In our communities, our staff support and strengthen families by offering quality experiences that are affordable and life-enriching. Our staff encourage participation by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Each day, we work side-by-side with others to strengthen the foundations of our communities. POSITION OVERVIEW: To provide swim instruction to members and ensure their safety. DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide safe and effective swim instruction to members and participants.Actively promote the swim program.Record swim lesson information.Perform pool safety duties as needed.Ensure safe environment by performing routine pool maintenance tasks and operations.Report all safety-related incidents promptly and accurately.Ensure quality member service to all members and participants at all times.Follow and enforce safety standards and all other policies and procedures.Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform other duties as assigned.REQUIRED SKILLS: Completion of in-water swimming and skills test required.Must have in customer service and aquatics.Knowledge of health and fitness, and childcare required.Skill and background in life guarding and survival skills.Excellent verbal communication skills.Strong customer service and results orientation.Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.Ability to be an effective member of project teams.PREFERRED SKILLS: Prefer recognized Swim Instructor or Water Safety Instructor certificationFirst Aid, CPR, and YMCA, Red Cross or other nationally-recognized Lifeguard certifications.1 year+ experience as a Swim Instructor.High School Diploma or equivalent.ABOUT US: At the YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y serves Orange County through seven (7) Health & Wellness centers (Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, and Santa Ana) and over 50 Afterschool Program centers. YMCA programs celebrate and honor common values of respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring by infusing character development into the foundation and practice of all our programs; from youth sports and group exercise classes to parent/child programs and community services– Y programs build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA of Orange County is a nonprofit, charitable organization that serves the entire community. Donations support our scholarship program and Our Commitment – To strive to keep programs open for all. Whether you are looking to get fit, give back, or meet new friends, the Y has something for you! www.ymcaoc.org Learn more about opportunities at the Y www.ymcaoc.org/careers Equal Opportunity Employer *Eligibility requirements, employee handbook and job description to be provided at hire. All candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.