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Swim Aide

companyYMCA of Greater Boston
locationBoston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

DescriptionUnder the supervision of the Aquatics Director, this position is responsible for assisting certified YSL Aquatic Instructors during lessons.  This position will work only under the supervision of a YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor.


  • Swim Aide is for 15 years of age to 15 years and 11 months of age
  • No experience necessary.


  • Physically and verbally able to interact with members and staff.
  • May be required to be in the pool for an extended period of time.
  • At times, be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


  1. Assist aquatics instructors during swim classes.
  2. Be prepared for class. Have all equipment available and ready prior to swim class. Assist in putting away all equipment after swim classes.
  3. Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with the YMCA mission and goals at all times.
  4. Ensure a clean and safe pool environment at all times.
  5. Engage in active listening with members in order to build relationships, understand each individual’s goals and interests and take the initiative to assist in the achievement of those goals.
  6. Attend mandatory monthly in-service training.  Attend mandatory twice per year association trainings.
  7. May be required to work one on one with individual students during group classes.
  8. All other duties as assigned.
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