Careers with a Cause
The Y’s cause is to strengthen community. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. To fulfill this promise, the Y requires strong cause-driven leadership to effect lasting personal and social change in our organization’s three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This means our leaders are committed to nurturing the potential of children, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
About the Job
Under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director, the Aquatics Director is responsible for program development, including program expansion and supporting ongoing programs to maximize the pool usage. This position will lead and develop the Peninsula Family YMCA aquatics department and the staff affiliated with these programs. This includes recruiting, hiring, training/certification, supervision, and scheduling. They will uphold the safety of the aquatic environment in general by supervising the aquatics coordinator, swim lesson instructors, lifeguards and swim coaches. Through strong communication and outreach skills, this position will build relationships with local schools and community organizations to effectively recruit aquatics candidates and grow aquatics programming. They will assist the aquatics coordinator in managing the group lessons, private lessons, and swim team programs. They will lead regular staff trainings and will conduct in-services and trainings for the branch staff. This position will work towards completing the Team Leader level of leadership competency. This is an exempt position.
In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work.
- Minimum 21 years old
- College degree
- Availability includes afternoon, evenings and weekends
- 2+ years previous experience including supervisory and budget experience
- Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
- Current YMCA approved Lifeguard, BLS, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen
- Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
- YUSA Lifeguard Instructor Certified, Y Swim Lesson Instructor (or equivalent)
All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.