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The Sunshine Swim and Event Center is hiring for multiple part-time positions immediately.

Full job descriptions can be found below. 

Swim Instructor, Lifeguard, Camp counselor, Event Host and Swim Lesson and Pool Party Manager/Pool Deck Supervisor. 

Submit current resume and cover letter to sunshineswimcenter@gmail.com to be contact for interview appointment.

Sunshine Swim Center Employment

Coaching At Sunshine Swim Center

We can bet you remember your first coach-  their name just popped into your head. That person holds a special place in your heart.

You can be that person for someone too!

There is something about being a teacher, a mentor that is so rewarding.  From helping a child overcome their fear of the water to seeing them work hard and find success in their own abilities.

Be a part of a team that not only wants that for their clients but for you as well.  Being a swim instructor, life guard, camp leader will provide you opportunities to learn and grown in ways no other job can.  Life skills that can set you up for a successful future.

We’re making a difference in the lives of the families in our community.  Join Us!

Swimming Lesson Elk Grove

Swim Instructor and Lifeguard Position

Swim Instructor Responsibilities:

Swim Instructor positions are not limited to the summer season.  We are looking for several candidates who are also interested in year-round employment.

  • Provide instruction for all levels of swim lessons in multiple formats; group, private and swim team.
  • Prepare the facility to open/close each day
  • Work along side team members in providing a clean and safe environment
  • Engage with clients and their families; providing excellent customer service.
  • Perform lifeguard responsibilities

Lifeguard Responsibilities:

Lifeguard training and certification will be required for all new employees who do not already possess a current guard card. Please view our CPR Training Page for the prerequisites of a lifeguard.

  • Maintain continuous surveillance and head count of people in pool, Supervise swimmers to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols
  • Provide safety information
  • Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents
  • Control and report unruly behavior
  • Perform rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents
  • Perform first aid and CPR according to the demands of adverse situations
  • Perform pool chemical checks before swim event
  • Prepare facility for events
  • Work alongside team members in providing a clean and safe environment
  • Prepare the facility to open/close each day
Sunshine Swim Center Camp

Camp Counselor Positions

Lead Summer Camp Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Create lesson plans for daily activities based on weekly themes
  • Plan and provide necessary supplies for activities
  • Organize, prepare and lead high-quality recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants
  • Maintain a schedule for campers 
  • Responsible for ensuring payment is recieved for all campers before the start of the camp week.
  • Record attendance for campers 
  • Communicate with families on the “waitlist” if spots open up for campers, and enrolling and collecting payment as appropriate.
  • Manage summer camp counselors; communicate work schedules, activity plans, break schedules, tasks and responsibilities
  • Provide communication through email, phone, or in-person to parents of campers regarding schedule or needs
  • Responsible for contacting parents regarding behavior, injuries or other concerns of campers.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the site.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Mediate any campers’ disputes.
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp program, including knowing the whereabouts of your charges at all times.
  • Maintain constant surveillance of the pool/body of water areas.

Lead Camp Counselor Qualifications / Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Alertness
  • Life-long Learner
  • Communication skills
  • Patience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Stamina
  • Caring personality
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks outside in various climates

 Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have at least one year of experience in the role of director, lead instructor, or lead camp counselor in a classroom, afterschool program or camp setting.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience working in a childcare, classroom, or camp setting
  • At least six units of specified early childhood education classes
  • 15 hours of health and safety training, if necessary.
  • Lifeguard and CPR certifications, DOJ, Mandated Reporter Training

Hourly Wage: $18.00

Work Schedule: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:30pm, Fridays 8:00am – 3:30pm

This is a 6-week program.  Must be able to work June 1 – July 30.

Summer Camp Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and lead daily activities for campers; under direction of Lead Summer Camp Counselor
  • Provide high-quality recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants.
  • Maintain a schedule for camp participants.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the site.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Mediate any campers’ disputes.
  • Communicate with Lead Counselor any concerns to be addressed with parent
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp program, including knowing the whereabouts of your charges at all times.
  • Maintain constant surveillance of the pool/body of water areas.

Camp Counselor Qualifications / Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Alertness
  • Communication skills
  • Patience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Stamina
  • Caring personality
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks outside in various climates

 Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • At least six units of specified early childhood education classes. 
  • At least one year of experience working with children in a group activity setting.
  • Lifeguard and CPR certifications, DOJ, Mandated Reporter Training

Hourly Wage: $16.00 – $17.00

Work Shifts: 

Monday – Thursday 8:30am -1:00pm or 12:30pm-5:15pm and 

Fridays 8:00am-12:30 or 12:30-5:15

Summer Camp Lifeguard

Characteristics:

Observant – Focused – Level-Headed – Responsible – Empathetic – Funny – Communicative – Confident

Responsibilities:

The Summer Camp Lifeguard will work in partnership with a Summer Camp Counselor to oversee the safety and well-being of all campers before, during and after their daily pool activities.

Tasks/Skills:

They must be able to address emergency situations in a calm, efficient and expedient way.  Use their skills of observation to identify and defuse any potentially dangerous play or activities. Assist in leading group, pre-planned activities in and out of the water.  Responsible for the cleanliness of the space in and around the pool facility.

The right candidate must have an up to date Lifeguard Certification prior to the first day of camp.  Lifeguard training will be held at the Sunshine Swim Center on May 1st, Time: TBA

The Sunshine Summer Camp is located at Sunshine Swim Center in Elk Grove, CA

All applicants must be available to work June 1 – July 30.

Hourly Wage:  $16.00

Shift Schedule:

Monday – Thursday 12:00-3:30pm

Friday 12:00 – 5:30pm

Jobs at Sunshine Swim Center

Sunshine Swim Center Summer Camp

Kids are going to have a great time with all of the activities we have in store for our Sunshine Summer Camp. Each week is jam-packed with engaging activities.  Some of the activities could include; arts and crafts, painting, hiking, trips to the park, indoor high-energy games, team building activities, and tie-dying. Every afternoon campers will have the pool to themselves for open swim. Our camp counselors are fun, energetic leaders looking to gain some experience working with 5 – 13-year-olds in a recreational setting.

We’re making a difference in the lives of the families in our community.  Join Us!

Sunshine Swim Center pool parties

Swim Lesson and Pool Party Manager Position

The weekend manager  will be responsible for organizing and running our weekend aquatic programs such as swimming lessons, pool parties, special events and recreational swimming. This candidate should have some prior leadership experience, including scheduling and supervising employees, must have customer service skills, be proactive in solving problems and have excellent communication skills. 

Manager Responsibilities:

Oversee daily operations at Sunshine Swim Center.

  • Follow procedures for pool maintenance and report any problems.
  • Enforce compliance with all safety regulations among staff and patrons, working to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Schedule lessons, programs, and events at aquatics facilities.
  • Supervise swim lessons instructors and lifeguard staff
  • Build and Maintain Pool Party Booking Calendar
  • Works with event clients to provide an exceptional experience to the guest of honor and all parents and guests.
  • Responsible for setting up, cleaning up, and maintaining party tables.

 

This is a part time position. Hours vary but are always within the following schedule: Friday 2:30  – 8:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Applicants must be able to work this schedule.  This is a year round position.

 

Looking for candidates with the following experience:

 3-5 years of teaching or managing kids activities or events
1-3 years in a leadership or management role
Lifeguard/CPR/ First Aid certified or willingness to do so immediately
Event or Restaurant Host experience is a plus but not required
Marketing experience is a plus but not required

 

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour 

 

The Sunshine Swim and Event Center

Event Host Position

 yearThe Sunshine Swim and Event Center is looking for a part time event host. Our facility offers weekend events in both the event hall and on the pool deck; pool party style. The event host must provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional event experience for our clients in both types of events.

Event Host Responsibilities:

  • Greet/ check-in host, event vendors and guests
  • Prepare space for event including; table layouts, setting up audio and visual equipment provided by Sunshine Swim and Event Center, and ensuring bathrooms and trash receptacles are clean and ready for event
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of space throughout facility rental.
  • Adhere to a strict event timing schedule.
  • Adhere to and enforce all Covid safety protocols
  • Provide an exceptional experience to the guest of honor and all parents and guests.
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Ensure that all trash and debris are cleared at the end of the event.
  • Performs his or her job in a friendly, courteous manner at all times
  • Takes note/ documents and informs the Manager of any and all customer complaints or comments.

This is a year round, part-time position. Applicant must be able to work the following schedule. Saturday 1:00 – 6:30 pm and Sunday 2:30 – 8:30 pm. 

Looking for candidates with the following experience:

2-3 years customer service experience
Event or Restaurant Host experience is a plus but not required
Marketing experience is a plus but not required
Legal to work in the US
MUST pass a background check & drug screening
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

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