The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Pool Lifeguard I (SBK)

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


Go Ahead Take The Plunge apply to be a lifeguard at the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in South Bend.

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. We will also offer FREE lifeguard training and certification.

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 is to:

Where people learn, grow, and succeed.


Job Objective:

The Lifeguard will assist with the implementation of programs, special events and swim lessons. The Lifeguard will also monitor activities observe and provide assistance to swimmers, prevent accidents protect life and enforce regulations.

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.



1 year of experience in lifeguarding and swim lesson instruction in a group environment preferred.



American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification and American Red Cross Lifeguard certification will be completed during the first week of hire, if not already attained.


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