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Build a Career at the YMCA of Steuben County

YMCAs are homes away from home for thousands of young people developing their personal identity and dreaming about the future. Why not give back to your community and to the world through a career at the YMCA of Steuben County.

Choose:

  • a job that offers meaningful work in a fun, supportive environment.
  • a position that suits your unique talents and interests.
  • a career path to develop strong professional skills.
  • a caring organization with opportunities for growth.
  • to Learn, Lead, Serve at the YMCA of Steuben County.

Local YMCA Career Opportunities

Y Life Guards

Job Title: Lifeguard

Reports to:

Aquatics Coordinator

Position Summary:

Provides accident prevention and enforce pool rules while maintaining a safe aquatics environment. A lifeguard must keep all certifications current. A lifeguard is responsible for the safety of all swimmers in their area.

Essential Functions:

  • Model the YMCA mission statement and core values at all times
  • Builds relationships with YMCA members and participants.
  • Supervise all patrons in and around the pool area.
  • Responsible for the safety of all participants in and about the pool area.
  • Able to make sound judgments in an emergency situation.

Qualifications:

This position requires the minimum age of 16 years. Candidates must possess the knowledge and skills to maintain a safe aquatic facility and respond effectively to an emergency situation.

The following certifications must be current:

  1. YMCA Lifeguard (ARC will be accepted at time of hire, but YMCA Lifeguard must be obtained within 60 days of hire.)
  2. Professional or Health Care Provider level CPR/AED, Oxygen Administration, First Aid.
  3. Calculate pool participation, Communicate well with patrons
  4. Do necessary pool cleaning such as washing windows; squeegee the pool floor, clean gutters and shine up the pool edge and hand rails.
  5. Help with instructing and private swimming lessons
  6. Attend all mandatory meetings or workshops

A completed job application is required and available at the front desk of the YMCA of Steuben County, 500 E. Harcourt Rd, Angola, IN 46703

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an essential part of our YMCA organization. They multiply our effectiveness in the community and allow more people access to what the YMCA offers. There are so many ways to help and give back to the community. Please contact the YMCA for more information.

Volunteer at the YOpportunities include:

  • Helping with a Bulletin Board
  • Member Services
  • Helping with Special Events
  • Reading to a child in Child Watch
  • Helping with an Aerobics Class
  • Swim Lesson Assistant
  • Mailings to our Members
  • Youth Sports Coach

If you are interested in shaping the lives of the children in our community, contact Jon Lies for more information. We need coaches for various days and times. Pick up a Volunteer application at the front desk.

The Y is a nonprofit like no other. Take an active role in strengthening our community.

 

DID YOU KNOW?

The first Saturday of every month the YMCA of Steuben County is free to all college students. Just bring your college ID.

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