The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Pool Lifeguard II (SBK)

Job Locations US-IN-South Bend
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Part-Time


Eagle Eyes and Strong Swimmer- apply to be Lifeguard II at the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in South Bend. Come join an exciting company that values Joy, Excellence, being a Team Player, provides Service to others and lives the values of Christ.

We offer part-time positions up to 19 hours weekly with flexibility for students, second job and work/life balance! Benefits include a FREE Kroc individual membership as an employee and corporate discounts with participating companies.


The Salvation Army Mission Statement:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Kroc Center Vision Statement:
The Kroc Center provides an accessible environment that enriches the lives of everyone in our community by providing opportunities for holistic individual success.

The Vision of the St. Joseph County Kroc Center:
Where people learn, grow, and succeed.


Job Objective

Lifeguards will monitor activities, observe and provide assistance to swimmers, prevent accidents, protect life and enforce regulations as well as control access to pools, family locker rooms, and lockers. Provide first aid when necessary. Assist with implementation of and teach swimming lessons and other aquatics programs. Provide support for swim lessons, record keeping, lesson cards and lesson plans.

Essential Job Duties

  • Considerately and patiently enforce pool rules to provide a safe environment for all members, visitors and employees.
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe areas and actions.
  • Maintain order in swimming areas.
  • Assist in development, training, and teaching American Red Cross swim lessons when assigned as a Water Safety Instructor.
  • Must be able to analyze situations and adopt a quick and effective course of action; maintain constant observation of an assigned area to identify any signs of danger.
  • Rescue swimmers in danger of drowning.
  • Provide first aid, rescue breathing and CPR when needed.



  • Experience working with the public.
  • Must have one year experience as a lifeguard.
  • Must have one year experience teaching swim lessons.


  • Lifeguard training (must include Standard First Aid). American Red Cross certifications are required before start of employment.
  • American Red Cross CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer. AED certification highly desirable.
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification required, or ability to receive within three (3) months.
  • American Red Cross Oxygen Administration certification highly desirable.


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