Aquatics - Aquatics Associate Intern - Jordan & Fishers YMCA's

8400 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46240, USA ● Fishers, IN, USA ● Virtual Req #857
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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This is a district position, serving the staffing needs of the Jordan and Fishers YMCAs. Candidates will work at both YMCA locations based on each center's staffing needs.

Must be lifeguard certified to apply.


  • Under the direction of the assigned Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Associate is responsible for providing a safe environment for all participants in and around the pool and providing challenging classes according to the YMCA Association and safety guidelines. This includes responding to emergencies and administering CPR and First Aid effectively (according to American Heart Association and the YMCA of the USA certifications). The Aquatics Associate will function in the following capacities as needed association-wide: Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, Water Fitness Instructor, Swim Coach.


  • Must possess and maintain current YMCA Lifeguard certificate, American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate or Ellis and Associates Lifeguard certificate, including First Aid, CPR, Oxygen

Healthcare Provider certifications and YSLI.

  • Requires a high school diploma, or its equivalent, must be at least 18 years of age and have a minimum 2-3 years experience demonstrating the ability to work with others and meet program expectations and deadlines.

  • Attain and keep all certifications current in area of instruction.

  • Must be able to pass Lifeguard Swim Test set by YMCA Lifeguard certification (including 200 swim, demonstration of breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, surface dive, and treading water). This also covers the Swim Instructor swim test (100 yd swim with demonstration of breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, surface dive and treading water).

  • Must possess and have the ability to relate to and communicate with people of all ages, cultures, and abilities.

  • Must be able to work as a team member and possess the core values that meet the YMCA mission.

  • Additional current certifications Safety and Risk Management and Child Abuse Prevention.

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to provide equal employment opportunity to employees and candidates for employment. Accordingly, there shall be no discrimination against any employee or candidate for employment due to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability or against disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. This policy is applicable to the policies governing recruitment, hiring and placement, promotion, training, compensation, employment environment, and separation or termination.

Compliance with this policy is the personal responsibility of all personnel, especially those whose duties are related to the hiring of new employees and the status or tenure of current employees. Further, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, the company will cooperate fully in the implementation of applicable laws and executive orders.

Other details

  • Job Function SERV2
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 8400 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46240, USA
  • Fishers, IN, USA
  • Virtual