YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 07-Jan-2022 to 07-May-2022 (PST)
  • Aquatics
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $16.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time (< 30 hours)

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. The LA area is home to the second largest YMCA Association in the US, with 26 branches, 2 camps and over 50 child care sites. The LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passions, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Position Description

The West Valley Family YMCA is seeking out an energetic but safety conscious individual with an outstanding and professional attitude. Under the supervision of the Regional Aquatics Director, the Swim Team Head Coach's primary responsibilities are the development, supervision, instruction, and motivation of all participants on the West Valley Family YMCA Swim Team. The Swim Team Head Coach is responsible for member, parent, and volunteer satisfaction, involvement, and retention; implementing the Six Pillars of Character in program design and content and creating an enjoyable environment for all members and parents. The Head Swim Team Coach will have various administrative assigned duties and must be experienced in Microsoft Word and Excel. The candidate will be responsible for assisting in the planning of swim team events, potlucks, fundraisers and mock swim meets.

Performing Lifeguard hours will be required.


  • Current American Safety & Health Institute or American Red Cross or American Heart Association BLS for the Professional Rescuer, Standard/Community First Aid certifications and Emergency Oxygen Administration
  • Swim Lesson Instructor candidates are to perform: 25 yards each of the six strokes (front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly) and tread water for 2 minutes with two different kicks. Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance; ability to react appropriately and remain calm and efficient in caring for problems; knowledge of proper swimming techniques.
  • Experience instructing swim lessons or coaching aquatic programs
  • YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification or ARC Water Safety Instructor; American Red Cross (ARC) or YMCA Lifeguard Training, preferred
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