Private Swim Instructor II

YMCA of Greater Richmond - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)4.1

Love the water and helping kids learn new skills? The Tuckahoe Family YMCA is seeking swim instructors to lead swim lessons for program participants.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is committed to access, inclusion and engagement for all. At the Y we recognize, appreciate and value all dimensions of diversity and the ways that our communities are unique. We seek to engage and connect diverse populations in a welcoming environment focused on building bridges towards empathy and equity. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. Our employees exemplify and adhere to our four Brand Behaviors of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.


Applicants should be independently motivated, enthusiastic, and energetic with strong interpersonal skills. Applicants will work with students of all ages in one-on-one swim lessons using a wealth of teaching techniques and knowledge of swimming, help establish goals based on participants' needs, and seek to assist the participants achieve their goals. Private Swim Lesson instructors will be responsible for recording participants' progress through swim lessons and communicate directly with the participant to schedule, implement, and evaluate swim lessons with participants. We are looking for applicants who are comfortable working with diverse populations, who have a flexible schedule, and are familiar with swimming mechanics and techniques.


Candidates must have current CPR, AED, First Aid, and Administering Emergency Oxygen certifications. Current YMCA, American Red Cross Lifeguard, or Ellis and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or WSI certifications are preferred but not necessary. We will provide training for interested applicants.