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Position Information

Job Title:
Swim Instructor 2
Mill Creek YMCA
$ 12.11 to $ 14.39 /hr DOE
Days & Hours:
10 hours per week, 7-8 hours teaching private lessons and about two hours of admin time. Hours are flexible and include some weekends and evenings.
Required Skills

• Minimum age 18
• At least 75 hours of teaching learn-to-swim lessons
• Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards
• Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques
• Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child (50 pounds)
• Current First Aid, CPRPRO (BLS), AED and O2 certifications
• YMCA Swim Instructor certification
• Fluency in second language desired


Provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for participants from diverse backgrounds in swimming classes/programs. Lead aquatic activities and/or private lessons, providing excellent service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment. May create aquatic program schedules and provide department administrative support as needed.
• Instruct swimming lessons as assigned in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly
• Assist with onboarding
• Leads aquatic instructional activities, serving member needs
• Schedules aquatic programs under the supervision of the Aquatics Director
• Provide department administrative support as assigned
• Develop positive relationships with our diverse members and participants and provides motivational support and guidance
• Encourage member and parent involvement and recruit potential volunteers
• Convey information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers members and participants to other programs
• Maintain records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.)
• Organizes and puts away needed program equipment
• Perform equipment checks and ensure appropriate equipment is available as needed
• Follow all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures, complete incident and accident reports as necessary
• Perform other duties as assigned

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Y Culture:
• Build relationships with a diverse membership base in culturally responsive ways, connect members with one another and to the YMCA
• Exhibit Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility


Janette Parent
425 337

Submission Instructions

Submit Cover Letter, Application, and Resume with three professional references to:
Janette Parent
Aquatic Director
with “Swim Instructor 2” in the subject line

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