Company: YWCA Minneapolis ( Learn More )

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Job Description YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization founded in 1891 as a member of the national YWCA, the oldest and largest multicultural organization in the world. We share a common vision for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people. More than 25,000 people in our community are served every year by the YWCA of Minneapolis, through hundreds of programs, classes and workshops.

YWCA Minneapolis strives every day to achieve:
• Race and gender equity
• Economic independence for women
• Respect for diverse cultures
• A place where children and youth thrive
• A community that is vibrant and healthy
  Category Health & Wellness  Description

Do you have a passion for Aquatics? Enjoy working with others?

Our Aquatics Department is rapidly growing and we are looking to hire lifeguards to our team! Our ideal candidate is someone that has a dynamic personality with a passion for customer service.

Key Roles:

  • Recognize and respond effectively to all emergency situations.

  • Supervise, control and maintain pool area to prevent accidents.
  • Monitor patrons in the pool area for infractions of aquatics safety guidelines and code of conduct.
  • Assist with customer service needs and/or refer customer to appropriate staff.
  • Report major rule violations, emergencies, and customer concerns to supervisor through incident reports and direct communication (if appropriate).
  • Hours: Full-Time

    Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly wage

  • Medical, Dental, and VisionPerks

  • 403(B) Retirement Plan

  • Continuing Education Opportunities

    Additional Benefits:

  • A complimentary membership

  • Staff discounts towards products and services

  • Job Requirements

    Qualifications Required:

    • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification

    • Current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification

    • Must have functional lifeguarding and rescue skills to effectively respond to emergency situations


    • Able to work at all three YWCA aquatics facilities.


    • Must be able to swim 300 yards using front crawl and breaststroke.
    • Must be able to swim 25 yards, surface dive to a depth of at least 9 feet, retrieve a 10-pound diving brick, and return to the starting position still holding the brick in 100 seconds or less.
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to work in indoor pool environment – warm and humid.

    ADDITIONAL NOTES: This job description represents the major functions but is not intended to be all-inclusive.