YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 10-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Spring Hill, FL, USA
  • $8.85/hr base + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Hernando County Branch


Must be at least 16 years of age.  The Swim Coach must possess the competence and confidence to administer a safe program for all participants.  The Swim Coach must demonstrate good communication and problem solving skills along with a good understanding of the community that he/she is working with.  Upon hire, must complete YUSA HIPAA training.  Within 90 days of hire, CPR, AED, and First Aid required.  Within 90 days of hire, Preventing Sexual Abuse Between Young Children, Principles of Youth Development, Youth Affirmations:  Distinguishing Between Praise and Encouragement, and Foundations of Listen First trainings required.  Within 6 months of hire, Engaging with Families training required.  GetSMART is preferred.  Job specific certification preferred.


This individual must familiarize themselves with YMCA rules and policies.  Since this position is dealing directly with program participants and their parents, good verbal communication skills are beneficial.


This individual needs to be able to lift and carry at least 30 pounds.  If individual must lift and carry more than 30 pounds, they must ask for assistance from another staff member.  This individual may be required to stand for extended periods of time while demonstrating physical stamina and agility.


1. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct.
2. Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.
3. Responsible for assigned equipment.  As well as, reporting any damaged or loss equipment to supervisor.
4. Follow safety standards and personnel policy set by the YMCA.  As well as, reporting any accidents or incidents to supervisor.
5. Participation in coaches meetings and parent orientations.
6. The parents need to be involved in the program.  The coach needs to meet them and is encouraged to use them to volunteer.
7. Teach the basics of the sport in a patient and positive manner.
8. Maintain attendance records and enrollment.
9. Arrive before the program begins to set up equipment and a safety inspection.
10. Review and lead value discussions each week of the program.
11. Role model all aspects of SMART pledge.
12. Maintain a clean appearance of the pool area and storage room at all times.



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