YMCA of Central Florida Job Template Header

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 & Swim Instructors, Downtown Orlando YMCA Family Center

The YMCA of Central Florida prides itself on providing water safety for children and adults in the community. We are seeking talented individuals to join our Y’s as skilled part-time LIFEGUARDS and SWIM INSTRUCTORS to support us in this critical effort.

Only YMCA of Central Florida Lifeguards and Swim Instructors 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.

At the Y we have many opportunities for employee certification training, career growth and year round positions available. The Y is a cause-driven organization that provides a challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals!

We have immediate aquatic job opportunities at our DOWNTOWN ORLANDO YMCA Family Center located at 433 N. Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803. 

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 and posses 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.


  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer certified
  • AED certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • Lifeguard Certification (nationally recognized)
  • Swim Instructor Certification - YSL (YMCA) Certification or WSI (American Red Cross)–w/crossover training
  • Minimum age 16 years or older

Note, Training / certification classes offered at the Y!


Lifeguards; $10 - $12 / hour

Swim Instructors $10.80 - $13.00 / hour based on years of applicable experience.

Join the Y team; it will lead to a fun and rewarding experience. 


Along with a competitive pay structure, the YMCA of Central Florida provides exceptional benefits which include the following:

  • 12% Employer funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting and the ability to add additional earnings from first day of employment
  • YMCA membership for employees; discounts for household.
  • Career growth and advancement opportunities. 
  • A challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals!

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.

Keywords: Seasonal Jobs - Part Time - Water - Lifeguard - Sports - Fitness - Summer Job - Swimming - Promotion - Opportunity for Growth - College Students - High School Seniors - Recent Graduates - Flexible

Apply for Lifeguards & Swim Instructors, Downtown Orlando YMCA Family Center

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on OrlandoJobs.com you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.