Assistant Aquatics Director

Henry Street Settlement

Location:

Camp Henry
265 Henry Street
New York, NY, 10002

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Temporary

Number of Available Positions:

1

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Job Description:

• High school diploma or GED required; currently enrolled in college preferred • Must have valid Life Guarding Certification • Must have valid American Red Cross CPR Certification • Must be certified in First-Aid • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors • Ability to relate to peer group • Ability to accept guidance and supervision • Good character integrity and adaptability • Enthusiasm sense of humor patience and self-control

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@henrystreet.org

To the Attention of:

Cassandra Walker

Required Skills/Experience:

• Assist Aquatics Director with the setting up of the waterfront area during water activities. • Supervise counseling staff on their responsibilities during waterfront activities. • Take initiative, provide problem solving, and respond appropriately to participant situations in swimming pool areas. • Assist Aquatics Director with both the initial and end of season inventory store equipment for safety and program evaluations and suggestions. • Assist Aquatics Director with equipment check and make report on needed repairs. • Accompany our camps on their aquatics field trips and to the pools. • Check waterfront area daily for safety, cleanliness and order. • Write lesson plans with help of Aquatics Director that foster participant’s aquatic skills. • Help campers to progress from beginner to advanced levels. • Award recognition and participation certificates to campers when earned. • Plan and work with others during special events i.e. Color War, rainy day activities, hikes, etc • Maintain schedule in accordance with camp program. • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.