Aquatics Director: Bronx Summer Camp Programs

Good Shepherd Services

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About Us:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

Overview:Title: AQUATICS DIRECTOR, Bronx Summer Camp Programs
Reports To: Senior Division Coordinator
Location: Various sites in the Bronx
Hours: Up to 35 hours/week, July – August
Job Summary: The Aquatics Director supervises and implements a camp swim program that includes swimming lessons and a well supervised free swim. Ensure the safety of all campers participating in the swim program by monitoring the locker rooms, following safety procedures, providing lessons and life-guarding for the Brooklyn After School programs.
Major Duties:

Design, develop and implement a water safety plan for the program.
Train lifeguards on accident prevention, providing assistance to swimmers and rescue procedures.
Provide training to camp staff on the water safety plan.
Monitor lifeguards and the camp swimming activities.
Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning and administer first aid.
Facilitate and coordinate the implementation of rescue and emergency procedures when an accident occurs.
Maintain order in swimming areas.
Conduct or officiate swimming meets.
Provide swimming instructions, when necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Must be age 21 or over as required by New York State law.
Must have 2+ years’ experience as a lifeguard or aquatics instructor.
Must have CPR certification within the last year, regardless of expiration date.
Must have lifeguard management/ supervision certification approved by NYS Dept of Health.
Must be a certified progressive swimming instructor approved by NYS Dept of Health.
Ability to travel to different programs and pool sites in Brooklyn.
Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

 

Additional Information:Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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