Our residential treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities - Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses and Group Homes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for all aspects of swimming pool including safety of residents and up keep of facilities - Provides structured water classes (swimming lessons, games) for all residents - Maintains certifications and trainings to remain compliant (CPR, CPI, Cert Lifeguard Training) - Provides coverage for all swimmers - Keeps the pool clean, vacuumed, chemicals accurate and makes necessary repairs - Assesses new residents for swimming levels - Teaches lifesaving techniques to upper level swimmers - Coordinates pool schedule for weekdays and weekends with cottage staff - May assist with other water sports (ie: canoeing)
- Must be over the age of 21 - High School diploma (required)
Certification & Licensures Requirements
- Water Safety Instruction Certification (required) - CPR and First Aid (required) - Experience working with at-risk youth (preferred)
Youth Villages provides treatment for youth across the United States who face a wide range of emotional, mental and behavioral problems. We work to find solutions using proven therapeutic models that strengthen the child, their family and extended support systems. This dramatically improves their chances at long-term success.
Each year, we serve more than 25,000 young people who experience emotions and behavioral disorders, physical abuse, substance abuse or suicidal ideation/attempt.