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Catholic Charities of the Dioscese of Albany Aquatics Director in Troy, New York

Job Description

Our Mission:

Catholic Charities, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Albany, is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice. Catholic Charities recognizes human need at all stages of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed or lifestyle, with special emphasis on the economically poor and the vulnerable. Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission.

General Scope of Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Director of Sunnyside Center Children’s Programs, the Aquatic Director administers the aquatics portion of Sunnyside Center’s Summer Program consistent with the philosophy, objectives, standards and procedures of Catholic Charities and Sunnyside Center. This is a part-time position during the 8 weeks of Sunnyside Center’s Summer Program.

Job Duties:

  • Actively guard swimmers ages 5-12 years old at the pool.

  • Assess swimming ability of campers.

  • Perform general upkeep of the pool area.

  • Prepare the pool/equipment on a daily basis.

  • Establish and oversee all activities in or near pool.

  • Respond to waterfront emergencies.

  • Implement and oversee the “buddy system”.

  • Maintain appropriate staff-to-child ratios.

  • Prepare games and events for the weekly water carnivals.

  • Supervise lifeguards.

  • Notify supervisors of any problems.

  • Support Catholic Charities’ and Sunnyside Center’s missions.

  • Strive to fulfill goals and objectives of Sunnyside Center.

  • Conduct behavior in a professional manner.

  • Follow Sunnyside Center’s policies and procedures.

  • Be flexible, dependable, and work as a team player.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by an appropriate supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Certifications in Lifeguard Training, BLS-CPR, First Aid and WSI

  • 3-5 years experience