Lifeguard training and employment opportunities

6 June 2016


In order to ensure the best summer ever that is both safe and fun, the Hilltop Family YMCA is offering a unique opportunity for lifeguards. Because YMCA lifeguard certification is required to work in all YMCA of South Hampton Roads aquatics centers, the Hilltop Family YMCA is offering to reimburse applicants for this training, which ranges in price between $200 and $250.

The parameters surrounding this offer include:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must successfully complete and pass the YMCA lifeguard certification course
  • Must work assigned part-time schedule of 20–29 hours per week at the Hilltop Family YMCA
  • Reimbursement will occur after 90 days of employment

Part-time employment can be a great opportunity for many young people, with benefits including learning how to handle responsibility, managing time, dealing with adults and getting a peek at life in the working world. The job experience also looks great on a resume.