YMCA: Lifeguard



Available Winter 2020

The lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of the facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies as well as enforcing all facility rules and regulations. Monthly mandatory staff meetings are required.

Days/Hours: Monday-Sunday (shifts vary based on your availability); up to 15 hours/week


Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2019-20 academic year. 

  • Lifeguards must have basic computer skills, be able to respond to email communication, and be able to complete online testing when required.
  • Must have appropriate certifications (lifeguarding, CPR, FA).
  • Must be ARC lifeguard certified and be able to swim 300 yards of a combination of both Freestyle and Breaststroke without stopping.
  • Must be able to swim an approach stroke 15 yards, retrieve 10 lb brick at bottom of pool and return to start point. Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes.

PAY RATE: $12.00/hr Starting

CONTACT NAME: Jeanette Hollingsworth

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 847-475-7400 ext. 271

CONTACT EMAIL: Jeanetteh@mcgawymca.org