Not all super heroes wear capes. Save lives at the YMCA!

People of all ages and backgrounds can be a lifeguard to help safeguard our community.

Part-time 4-28 hours per week

Excellent opportunity for highly-motivated, mission-driven team player to provide assistance in the aquatic department. A YMCA lifeguard monitors pool activities and ensures member safety. Lifeguards maintain safe swimming conditions in and around the pool and create a positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement. Their presence allows us to offer life-changing programs.

Job responsibilities will include the following:

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, candidates will act as a lifeguard during recreational, instructional and exercise usage of the pool; must be alert at all times, keeping in mind that the safety of program participants is your primary responsibility. Must arrive and leave work at the assigned times; must be properly dressed according to set standards; must enforce pool regulations for swimmers promptly and courteously; must test pool for chemistry and temperature; must provide vigilant, undistracted supervision of the pool; must read and be familiar with staff aquatic manual; must understand and carry out first aid and branch emergency procedures; must report fully all accidents and incidents on the correct forms; must check safety equipment when coming on duty and report any problems to your supervisor; must attend and be able to perform all skills in monthly in-service meetings.


  • Lifeguard Certification (training compensation available)
  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA

Part-time positions at the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana offer great benefits including:

  • Family Membership to the YMCA
  • YMCA Program Discounts
  • YMCA Retirement Fund (after qualifying number of hours worked and length of employment)

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Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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