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Thank you for your interest in YWCA Central Carolinas! Our current employment opportunities are below.

YWCA Central Carolinas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, in compliance with and as required by federal and state law, all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

 

  1. Lifeguard

    Department: FITNESS / AQUATICS 
    Dept. Code:011-043
    Reports to: AQUATICS MANAGER 
    Status: NON-EXEMPT
    Employee: Various
    Date: October 2, 2017

    Position Objective:

    Under general supervision, lifeguard will attentively observe the pool area and enforce YWCA rules and regulations. 

    Education/Experience:

    Certifications will include current Lifeguard certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and First Aid. Must be a strong swimmer with ability to (1) swim 300 yards in seven minutes, (2) remove ten pound weight from 9-foot depth, and demonstrate mature and responsible demeanor. One year of lifeguarding experience is preferred. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Watch the pool and ensure safety of swimmers at all times. Lifeguards must be attentive to their areas of responsibility and not be distracted.
    • Enforce all rules established at the YWCA and posted at the facility. Always be professional, polite and consistent when enforcing rules.
    • Be able to respond rapidly to all emergencies in the pool area and administer proper care to victims in the instance of an emergency. Complete incident report and notify Aquatics Manager and/or Director of Fitness when accidents or emergencies occur.
    • Test chlorine, pH, air/water temperature, and Walkie every three hours and log results in the quality log.
    • Record hourly patron attendance. Manage pool patron traffic during times of multiple events or heavy usage.
    • Monitor severe weather conditions, closing the pool when necessary.
    • Report any mechanical or chemical problems in pool area to Aquatics Manager and/or Director of Fitness. 
    • Assist in keeping the pool and pool deck clean.
    • Additional duties as required by the Aquatics Manager and/or Director of Fitness.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision.

  2. Childcare Specialist

    Department: FITNESS
    Dept. Code:011-042
    Reports to: FRONT DESK COORDINATOR
    Status: Hourly Part-time
    Date: October 2, 2017

     

    Position Objective:

    Provide care for children of YWCA Fitness Center participants during specified hours.

    Education/Experience:

    High School Diploma preferred, but not mandatory.  Certifications should ideally include CPR and First Aid.  Minimum of one year experience providing care for children in a group setting, preferred.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain constant visual supervision of children in a safe, healthy environment. 
    • Provide and facilitate age-appropriate activities with the children.
    • Organize and maintain activity areas, materials and supplies and notify supervisor of any equipment or materials which need to be repaired or replaced. 
    • Accurately maintain attendance records
    • Establish and maintain effective communication with parents, children and other staff.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their job. 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision. 

  3. Swim Instructor – Private & Group

    DEPARTMENT: Fitness / Aquatics
    DEPT-CODE: 011-046
    REPORTS TO: Aquatics Manager 
    STATUS: Non-Exempt 
    EMPLOYEE: Various 
    DATE: October 2, 2017

    Position Objective:

    Instruct safe swim classes (private and/or group) at the YWCA Central Carolinas.

    Education/Experience:

    Instructor must have at least one year’s experience in teaching swim classes as well as individuals of various ages and ability levels. Must have and maintain a current certification in Water Safety Instruction (WSI) and a current CPR/First Aid certification. Possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with both groups and individuals.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plan and organize own lesson plans, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Aquatics Manager.
    • Organize and direct activities of assigned students in order to provide a high level of quality instruction for all participants.
    • Establish positive relations with parents/guardians of class students, helping them to recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements.
    • Resolve simple complaints from participants/parents/guardians in matters related to swimming instruction and refer more challenging complaints to the Aquatics Manager.
    • Enforce pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all individuals using the facilities.
    • Help organize and assist in the development of special programs, activities or instruction.
    • Be well-organized, on time to class, and be able to develop evolving lesson plans for individuals and/or classes with diverse populations.
    • When a substitute is needed, instructors should contact staff from available sub list after approval from the Aquatics Manager of the substitution.
    • Keep instructional areas neat and orderly and replace any equipment used for classes.
    • Accurately track and report all hours worked.
    • Additional duties as needed by the Aquatics Manager and/or Director of Fitness. 

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision.

Application

We appreciate the opportunity to review your qualifications for employment with the YWCA Central Carolinas.  This employment application will only be valid for 30 days from the date of application and will only be accepted for positions currently available.  If you wish to be considered for employment subsequent to the date entered below, a new application must be completed. 

The YWCA fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.  It is our policy to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.  In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation upon request during the application process to eligible applicants in order that they may be given a full and fair opportunity to be considered for employment.  As Equal Opportunity Employers, we intend to comply fully with applicable federal and state employment laws and the information requested on this application will only be used for purposes consistent with those laws.   

Each section must be completed.  A resume may be submitted in addition to this application, if desired.

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