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Adventure Camp - Summer Camp Lifeguard at Capital District YMCA in Guilderland, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Now Hiring for Summer 2020!

This seasonal position supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community.  Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Builds positive relationships with members and program participants through effective listening and verbal skills and creatively finds ways to connect them to one another and the Y community.


  • Minimum age of 16.

  • Ability to maintain certification-level physical and mental readiness.

  • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

  • Be able to pass the CDYMCA swim test, as administered by the Aquatic Director or designated individual.

  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

*This is a seasonal summer position with hours ranging from 10 - 40 hours weekly at our YMCA Adventure Camp location only. 

Licenses & Certifications


  • Oxygen Admin.

  • Basic Life Support

  • First Aid

  • AED

  • CPR

  • Lifeguard



  • Organizational

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication



  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject


  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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