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Water Safety Instructor - Flushing, NY

Company: Boys Club of NY
Location: Flushing
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position: Water Safety Instructor Location: 13301 41st Rd. Flushing, NY 11355Salary Range: $25.00 per hourSchedule: 21.5 hours per weekEmployment Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt About UsFounded in 1876, The Boys' Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact. Job Summary We are a COVID-19 proactive organization that follows applicable health and safety regulations to help protect our members and staff. The Water Safety Instructor is responsible for attentively and safely providing swimming instruction, facilitating swimming activities to fulfill program goals, and building relationships among members and staff. Responsibilities

  • Facilitate Red Cross ‘Learn to Swim' programs for members ages 6-21
  • As directed by the Aquatics Director, develop cooperative age-appropriate swimming pool activities
  • Ensure that activity plans are implemented as scheduled and that participants improve
  • Take initiative, provide problem solving, and respond appropriately, to participant situations in swimming pool areas
  • Ensure that all necessary reports are completed on a daily basis
  • Use behavior management strategies to defuse inappropriate behavior
  • Attend required department meetings and professional development trainings
  • Other duties as assigned Job RequirementsThis position requires that the employee be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and you will be asked to submit proof of having received at least one dose of the vaccine prior to your start date and you must submit proof of full vaccination within 3 weeks of your start date. BCNY will treat proof of vaccination confidentially consistent with applicable law and will not use it for any purpose other than to ensure compliance with BCNY's mandatory vaccination policy. Qualifications
    • At least 1-year experience as a pool lifeguard, instructor, or comparable
    • Demonstrated leadership experience in an educational, social service and/or youth development setting
    • Familiarity with principles of supervision, organization, and maintenance
    • Current Water Safety Certification from the American Red Cross required
    • Previous experience working with children required
    • First Aid and CPR Certification required What We Offer
      • PTO: Sick time only The Boys' Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law. If you have a disability or other protected need requiring an accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

Keywords: Boys Club of NY, New York , Water Safety Instructor - Flushing, NY, Education / Teaching , Flushing, New York

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