Lifeguard & Swim Instructors

The Downtown Berkeley YMCA is seeking lifeguards and swim instructors. No experience or certifications required - we will train you!

The Downtown Berkeley YMCA is a high energy, innovative neighborhood leader in programs that improve our communities’ health & well-being with diversity in mind. We are 100,000 square foot fitness facility with 3 indoor pools and over 12,000 members. Our pools are open 7 days a week for our members and programs.

We are currently hiring part-time lifeguards and/or swim instructors. You don’t need a certification-we will train you. We are looking for adaptable, reliable, energetic individuals who can work 6-25 hours/week in a fast-paced, diverse environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be at least 16 years of age
Demonstrate ability to swim in shallow & deep water as well as tread water
Excellent customer service skills
Patience and ability to communicate with members of all ages and backgrounds
Professional demeanor-punctual and consistent

$15.50-$17.00 DOE On the job training
Free YMCA membership to all YMCAs!

Non-Certified Lifeguard Applicants: If hired, you must be available to attend & pass the mandatory lifeguard training course August 9th 5p-8p, 10th 9a-5p, 16th 5p-8p, 17th 9a-5p.

To Apply: Fill out our application and submit to Erik Andersen

We strive to build a staff team that reflects the broad diversity of our community. We are a proud equal opportunity employer.

Learn more and apply today!

Employment Type
Downtown Berkeley YMCA