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Lifeguard AND Swim Instructor Needed
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Ave.
Columbus, OH 43209

Principal Responsibilities:

The Jewish Community Center is looking for someone to lifeguard AND teach swimming lessons to our little ones at the JCC preschool. In this position you can help make futures safer for our preschoolers by teaching them basic swimming techniques, then in the afternoon - keep our JCC members safe by providing lifeguarding services.

This position takes place Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM until a little after 3:00 PM. Benefits include a FREE JCC membership - which includes access to our 6-lane heated competition pool, cardio equipment, weight training rooms, basketball gyms, indoor track, group exercise classes, and more! Benefits also include eligibility for paid time off, paid holidays and our 403b retirement plan.


Position overview

Swim Lessons for our preschoolers from 9:00 AM to 12-noon: Instruct students on proper water safety while adhering to all policies and procedures set forth by the Aquatics Manual.Plan and ensure students' progression in learning water safety skills.Communicate progress with students' parents and, using professional attitude at all times, communicate any concerns with all appropriate parties, including supervisors. Instructors will always be in the water with the students.

Lifeguarding from 12-noon until around 3:00 PM: The safety and well-being of all persons using the pool is the primary concern and responsibility of the lifeguard position.This is accomplished through the proper enforcement of all the Jewish Community Center policies, procedures, and rules regarding pool use.Optimally, by doing this, being alert, and being prepared to act in an emergency at all times, accidents will be prevented.

Minimum Qualifications:


Pay rate: $12 to $15 per hour, depending upon experience..

The JCC requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Pay rate is commensurate with experience.

The Jewish Community Center is an EEO and at-will employer.


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is a human service agency offering a varied program that is Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of individual and family life through the promotion of physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. It provides educational and cultural programs that reflect the Jewish heritage, health related activities and many services to the community at large. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.

The JCC nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through programs and services, the JCC provides comfortable and inviting environments in which the community can thrive.