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Company Overview and Benefits


As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through your development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of Central Florida offers more than just a job – we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting impact in your community.


The Y impacts lives all over Central Florida through our 27 Family Centers and with over 2,000 employees, giving you tremendous opportunities to make a difference. Whatever your talent, interest, or level of experience, you can realize your potential in an array of available positions in our areas of focus.


  • Passion for helping others
  • Outstanding relationship builder
  • Team player
  • Innate leader
  • Great communicator
  • Proficient in web & new media
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • High energy and enthusiastic


Job Description

Lifeguards - Dr. P. Phillips YMCA Family Center

About Us:

The YMCA of Central Florida prides itself on providing water safety for children and adults in the community. To support us in this critical effort, the Dr. P. Phillips Y is seeking talented individuals to join our team of skilled LIFEGUARDS.

As a Y team member you will be part of a cause-driven organization that provides a challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals!

Position Overview:

Only YMCA of Central Florida Lifeguards have the unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a greater Association team, led by our Vice President of Aquatics, Mr. Rowdy Gaines, a 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist.

Aquatic staff duties include but are not limited to guarding, assisting members and pool maintenance. Individuals must have excellent customer service skills and strong swimming skills. Individuals should have a positive attitude, possess great communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with peers, members and leadership. Aquatic staff must know and review all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately in accordance with the YMCA of Central Florida policies and procedures. We have seasonal and year-round part-time opportunities available. Applicants should have flexible availability to work hours based on operations needs.


  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer certified
  • AED certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • Lifeguard Certification (nationally recognized)

 Note, If you are not yet certified Training / certification classes are offered at the Y!

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Lifeguards; $10 - $12 / hour; based on applicable years of related experience.  
  • Complimentary YMCA membership & discounted rates for eligible household members to use our facility at over 26 Y Family Centers across Central Florida.
  • Opportunities for growth including: employee certification training, promotion and full-time year round positions available.

The YMCA of Central Florida is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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