Lifeguard--Upper East Side

Boys' Club of New York - East Harlem, NY4.0

Part-time$18 an hour
Position: Lifeguard

Location: 321 East 111th St. New York, NY 10029

Salary Range: $18.00 per hour

Shift & Hours: Wed/Fridays 3-7:30pm

Employment Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

About Us

Founded in 1876, The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact.

Job Summary

The Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring that all members participating in swimming activities enjoy a safe, harm-free experience by setting and implementing rules and supervising the swimming area.


Directly supervise and guard youth participants and staff in the swimming pools

Assist in the regular maintenance of swimming pool areas, ensuring their safe operation

Take initiative, provide problem solving, and respond appropriately, to participant situations in swimming pool areas

Ensure that all necessary reports are completed on a daily basis

Use behavior management strategies to defuse inappropriate behavior

Attend required department meetings and professional development trainings

Other duties as assigned


At least 1 year experience as a pool lifeguard, instructor, or comparable

Demonstrated leadership experience in an educational, social service and/or youth development setting

Familiarity with principles of supervision, organization, and maintenance

Current Lifeguard Certification from the American Red Cross required

First Aid and CPR Certification required

The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.