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Daytime Lifeguard - Whitley County Family YMCA

OUR CULTURE

We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. 

The Y staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude.
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking.
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage.
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership of our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Whitley County Family YMCA of Columbia City is seeking a responsible and personable lifeguard to join our team.

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the lifeguard is responsible for ensuring safe, clean, and secure conditions for the indoor pool as well as the surrounding areas.

This also includes creating a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in and around the pool in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

 

PAY RATE DETAILS

  • $8 to $8.75 depending on experience

Shifts Available at Whitley County Family YMCA 950 East Van Buren Street, Columbia City, IN:

  • Morning Shifts (starting at 6 a.m.)
  • Daytime Shifts (between 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.)

The YMCA will cover the cost of lifeguard training and required certifications

  • if it is taken within our association
  • and if potential candidates meet pre-hire screenings requirements
  • and fulfill certain employment expectations 
  • training provided monthly
  • if training is needed, indicate that when you fill out the application

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 15 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a certified lifeguard in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and listening skills.
  • Patient and attentive
  • Welcoming, positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Serve diverse groups of members in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player
  • Willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA.

 

*REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • First Aid
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard
  • Emergency Oxygen

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Free individual membership to all Y's in Allen, Whitley, Wells counties with the option to add family members for a small fee.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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