Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic
Paterson, NJ
$18 - $19 an hour - Part-time

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  • $18 - $19 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

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  • Weekends as needed
  • Monday to Friday


Paterson, NJ

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  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral program

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About us

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

The Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and 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.

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 members 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


  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification (or equivalent) * Please apply if certification has expired - we will help you to recertify.
  • First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED certification
  • 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 provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Diversity and inclusion training or programs

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $19.00 per hour


  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral program


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Lifeguard: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Youth development: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Lifeguard Training (Preferred)
  • First Aid/CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple locations

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