YMCA: Lifeguard



Available Spring 2018

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 19.5 hours/week


Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2017-18 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 200 yards each of the following strokes without stopping: Front Crawl, Breaststroke; 150 yards choice (breaststroke/freestyle) Approach stroke 15 yards retrieve 10 lb brick at bottom of pool and return to start point. Tread water for 5 minutes.

*may be able to cross over to ARC from other certifications.

PAY RATE: $10.00- $13.00/hr 

CONTACT NAME: Jeanette Hollingsworth

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

CONTACT EMAIL: Jeanetteh@mcgawymca.org