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Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic Passaic, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Mission Statement

The Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic aquatics is dedicated to Enriching lives through aquatics by investing in people, pools, programs, and partnerships

Job Description:

The Lifeguard/swim instructor will provide a safe and fun learning environment while serving as a positive role model for club members and staff. In conjunction with the Aquatics Director, he/she will manage and develop team members including Lifeguards and Swim Instructors while supervising all members at the pool.

Job Responsibilities:

· Serve as a positive role model to club and team members

· Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area

· Direct and supervise all groups at the pool

· In-charge of directing Aquatics Activities & Swim Team

· Evaluate member’s swimming abilities; identify and meet member needs

· Ensure buddy checks are being performed according to BGCPP policy

· Track members swim progress and prepare certificates for completed levels

· Coordinate daily swim and enrichment lesson schedules; supervise all swim lessons

· Ensure Instructors are prepared to teach swimming skills on a daily basis

· Perform pool maintenance duties and record any incidents

· Maintains accurate records as required by the BGCPP and/or the state health department code

· Interface with parents/guardians through written and verbal communication

· Fulfill additional duties that may be assigned


· Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification (or equivalent)

· Basic First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED training.

· Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred

· Ability to maintain certification-level physical and mental readiness


· One year lifeguarding experience

· One year coaching and/or swim instructor experience

· One year of customer service experience

Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic

Why Work Here?

You’ll work with a diverse group of top youth development professionals who are passionate and dedicated to serving kids and teens.

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson & Passaic is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Club of Paterson & Passaic offers a safe, wholesome after school environment for kids age 5 through 18 to have fun and learn. During summer months, a day camp is offered. Our professional staff and team of dedicated volunteers deliver a comprehensive array of high quality educational, social, and recreational programs.


14-20 Hudson Street, Passaic, NJ 07055
Passaic, NJ