Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City’s most disadvantaged communities. Our programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at four sites throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Aquatics Director at our Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse in Brooklyn, NY.
Thesuccessful candidate will be responsible for providing continuous supervision within the pool area while members are participating in aquatics programming.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Enforce Clubhouse rules and safety practices while in the pool area
Develop and implement appropriate & engaging aquatics programming; from instructional & drop-in to competitive swim
Encourage leadership, sportsmanship and fair play among Clubhouse members
Supervise the care and maintenance of the aquatics facility and equipment
Submit work orders as necessary to maintenance to ensure the facility is maintained properly
Maintain the department within the parameters of the defined budget
Provide attendance reports and all other reports as needed to Clubhouse staff
Perform close out procedures on a daily basis
Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, ages 6-18 as well as a range of other organizational personnel in a courteous and professional manner
Highly motivated and dedicated to the organizational mission
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
Proven track record of engaging youth in a responsible and mature manner
Experience with aquatics programming is required
High school diploma required, college degree preferred, certified lifeguard license & WSI certificate required
For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume and cover letter along with desired salary as an attachment in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to:email@example.com . Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email as well as the Clubhouse name.