Finding a Career in the YMCA
Working with the Y
If you have talent, knowledge, and passion for reaching out to others – and want to work in an organization where you will be rewarded with opportunities to serve, it’s time to learn more about what the YMCA of Greater St. Louis has to offer. We are continually looking for talented, enthusiastic people with a passion for helping others and the desire to make a difference. The YMCA offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas. Apply your experience, knowledge, creativity and energy to discover new talents within yourself as you make a difference in the community around you.
The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination as an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the objective of the Y to assure equal opportunity in all aspects of recruitment and employment of employees. Further, it is the Y’s policy to maintain and promote nondiscrimination regarding race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, marital status, gender, physical or mental handicap, sexual orientation, religion, or age in accordance with all applicable laws.
NOW HIRING LIFEGUARDS
We are looking for lifeguards 16 years and older for the indoor and outdoor pools at the Carondelet Park Rec Complex. Please attend the open Swim Test and Interview events below.
Swim & Interview Dates:
Every Saturday at 12:15pm at the Carondelet Park Rec Complex February, March and April.
Contact Kassi with any questions at (314) 685 -3800 x253
2013 Lifeguard Swim Tests
Our swim test evaluations are held each Saturday at 12:15pm through the month of February & March.
The evaluation tests the following skills.
100 Front Crawl, face in water
Tread Water for 2 minutes
50 Front Crawl, face out
50 Side Stroke
50 Bread Stroke, face in
50 Breast Stroke, head out
50 Elementary Back Stroke (hands on chest)
Feet first surface dive then swim under water 15 feet
Front Crawl Sprint, arm-over-arm surface dive, grab dive ring, tread 1 minute legs only, replace object, then swim to edge and hoist yourself out
1. Successfully complete Pre-requisite Swim (above, Saturdays at 12:15 pm).
2. Complete an application.
3. Complete initial interview.
4. Pass CPR/AED/O2, First Aid and Lifeguard courses
within given time frame.
6. Complete follow up interview.
There are also a variety of volunteer positions available at the YMCA, including internships. These are unpaid positions yet provide valuable experience in leadership and organizational skills as you plan your career. Visit Volunteer Opportunities for more information or inquire at the front desk of your local Y.