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Lifeguard

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Santa Clara, CA, USASanta ClaraCAUSA
Full-time

The Lifeguard monitors the pool area, providing a safe experience for members, participants, volunteers, and staff.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Lift equipment and a small- to average-size child.
  • Remain in the pool area at all times.
  • Remain alert, with no lapses of consciousness, in a warm environment with air temperatures of 80 degrees or higher.
  • Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals.
  • Ability to continuously scan all areas of the pool with clear vision.
  • Support child or adult body weight in the water.
  • Remain in water ranging from 80--90 degrees for one to four hours.
  • Communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance, in normal and loud situations.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Basic life support or professional rescuer CPR/AED, first aid, and emergency oxygen administration certifications and child abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date
  • YMCA Lifeguard certification or approved lifeguard certification
  • Patience and the ability to effectively communicate

Organization Info

YMCA of the USA

Overview
Headquarters: 
Chicago, IL, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1983
About Us
Mission: 

The YMCA mission is: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the Y, one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – of all ages, incomes and backgrounds – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the longstanding relationships and physical presence needed not just to promise, but also to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

Programs: 
  1. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of children and teens
  2. HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation’s health and well-being
  3. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to neighbors

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 1 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 1 2019
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the USA
industry: 
Nonprofit