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Sports & Recreation

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Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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Branch: Downtown YMCA Location: Hartford, CT Type of Job: Part-time For over 158 years the YMCA of Greater Hartford has been changing lives. Serving youth, teens, adults and families in over 52 Connecticut towns, the YMCA provides a wide variety of programs focused on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Come be part of a thriving association with a commitment to developing future leaders of the YMCA movement. Job Description: The Downtown YMCA is looking for a qualified and energetic individual as a Swim Instructor/Lifeguard. Under the direct supervision the Swim Instructor/lifeguard will uphold the rules and the guidelines of the pool to ensure the safest environment for all members. Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Hartford is conveyed. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 16 years of age or older. Must have current YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding Must have CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification, AED, and Oxygen Administration. Must have Basic First Aid certification. Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills in swim lesson instructions. Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, life jackets, etc. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred but not required. In addition to the above requirements, it is expected that a lifeguard will bring to his/her position maturity, responsibility, positive values and sincere interest in working with people. Employment is subject to a background check. HOW TO APPLY Send Employment Application, Cover Letter and Resume to Clarissa Santos at Applications are available online at No phone calls please.

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Employer Name:

Clarissa Santos


YMCA of Greater Hartford - Metropolitan Offices





241 Trumball Street







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(860) 522-9622


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