Calling all lifeguards; young, old and in between, qualified, experienced or keen to learn more!
The YMCA of Hobart is looking to grow our team of friendly, fun & professional lifeguards for the summer season (yes it’s coming quickly!). A great job for people looking for a flexible roster, that has varied shift times and lengths.
We are after staff who:
  1. Are positive and eager to learn
  2. Have great teamwork skills
  3. Understand the importance of safety
  4. Are able to work hard and have fun doing it
If you are not a qualified lifeguard but keen for some more information, please call us on 03 6244 2294 to find out more about this awesome career. Royal Life Saving Tasmania run courses with the next two in September & November this year, just in time to get qualified and then trained up with our amazing YMCA team before summer kicks in.
How to apply:
Contact us on 03 6244 2294 or email us at and get started with your aquatic career.



The YMCA of Hobart is pleased to announce the opportunity to join our Aquatics Team.  We are currently looking for

  • Swimming instructors and trainees

How to apply for a Swim School position with the YMCA:

Read through the position description for the role you would like to apply for.  It’s strongly recommended to read a little about the Y before applying.

To apply for the position please email the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of any qualifications
  • Names and contact numbers of two referees.


Applications are welcome any time during the year although positions are often limited – please apply early.

Safeguarding Children Commitment:

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • Two reference checks.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.


Go to top icon